The Art of the Campfire Story
Is the age-old craft of oral storytelling going by the wayside? Not if we can help it.
Plots & Tales
With a little planning and the right gear, it’s easier than ever to whip up tasty meals on your next overlanding adventure
Outdoor guides from across the globe told us their favorite fireside tales—prepare to be spooked and inspired
A sneaky ghost is good. A real mystery backed up by history is even better.
Night comes alive when you let your voice and imagination lead you—and your rapt audience—somewhere surprising
These spooky tales will make you feel like you're out in the backwoods—almost
Runner Dylan Bowman recounts a harrowing tale in which he faced off with a yellow Lab in the midst of a 100-mile race
Jeff Provenzano narrates a wingsuit flight that resulted in a $5,000 helicopter-rescue bill
Scenes & Settings
Step one: know the conditions and whether fires are actually allowed where you're camping
There's time for one or two more gatherings around the flames before summer is officially over. Here are some libations to end the season right.
From a $25 grill to a genius s'mores contraption, this gear will take your fire pit nights to the next level