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Rewilding: The New Era of Outdoor Community

Stories are about how human connections are made and kept in the outdoors, and how they’re evolving now—when community has never been more important or at risk

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Smart tips to make sure your new adventure partner has a blast and feels welcome outside

It takes patience and some trial and error to make new trail buddies

Whether you're seeking a climbing partner or a coffee date, it's never been easier to engage with other like-minded travelers, thanks to apps and active social-media groups with extensive reaches

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More organizations are cropping up to help everyone find a community in the outdoors. Here are seven of our favorites.

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Meet the activists, community mobilizers, and athletes creating their own space in climbing

We asked movers and shakers in different corners of the outdoor world about what people can do to make certain spaces and sports more welcoming for all

A special 30-day series celebrating nonprofits working for LGBTQ+ inclusivity

The women's running apparel company just signed activist Alison Désir and diversity and inclusion consultant Courtney Carter and is creating an advisory group to prioritize diverse voices

Satya Yoga, the nation's first yoga teacher training program for people of color, is trying to change who's leading yoga classes—which will also affect who participates

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How one nonprofit is working to get more people outside through urban adventures

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The Brown Ascenders is out to have a good time—and to bring change and equity to the climbing culture

The Venture Out Project is doing more than just teaching outdoor skills. It's creating a community.

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The national organization and its regional offshoots give non-cis-male cyclists the chance to bike in nature and learn skills in a welcoming community

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The Boise Bicycle Project teaches inmates the ins and outs of bicycle maintenance, with the ultimate goal of getting everyone in Boise on two wheels—no matter their income

The odds of being attacked by a shark are less than one in 11 million, which makes it nearly impossible to find people to turn to when you become that one. Enter a support group of survivors called the Bite Club—the most exclusive club nobody wants to join.

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Featuring activities like scavenger hunts and three-legged races, adult recess is about more than winning

Over the past two decades, eBird has become the go-to online platform for scientists and hobbyists alike to upload and share bird observations. But it has also transformed the process and etiquette of birding.

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The response to Arbery’s murder highlighted what I already knew: the running world is deeply divided by race, and we must address it

How America’s “#1 Runners’ Restaurant” helped bring a community and its police force closer together

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Brooklyn Boulders said it provided "climbing and community for all." Employees said that couldn't be further from the truth. Now the company is rolling out a series of changes to work toward its DEI goals.

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One editor’s thoughts on the Asian American illusion of belonging