Humor, love, book reviews, essays, and lots of dogs. Outside covers the full spectrum of the outdoor lifestyle.
A new documentary, ‘Walking Two Worlds,’ chronicles Quannah’s rise in fashion alongside her activism on behalf of the climate and her Indigenous community in Alaska
Whether you’re looking for a breezy podcast to keep you company on the trail or a hefty novel to pack on your next big trip, you’ll want to move these new releases to the top of your queue
Max Lowe made a big splash in 2021 with ‘Torn,’ a documentary about the death of his famous father, alpinist Alex Lowe, and how it shook and shaped his family. These days, he’s forging ahead with ambitious projects—including a new film about the restorative power of climbing—in the next stage of his career.
We may have botched the relationship reveal, but I care deeply about my friend and don’t want to lose him
A podcast exploring solutions to the Colorado River crisis, a film about a leading advocate of Title IX, and more
I want my two-year-old to grow up loving the outdoors, but I also want him to be safe. ‘Scouts Honor,’ a powerful new Netflix documentary about the horrific history of child sex abuse in the Boy Scouts of America, left me feeling angry, sickened, and permanently doubtful that the organization should be part of his life.
In an adaptation from his new book, ‘Master of Change: How to Excel When Everything is Changing—Including You,’ Outside contributor Brad Stulberg outlines a path for longevity and persistence in sport
Planning a trip to the Great Lakes? We tapped sustainable travel enthusiast Emily Kay for her tips on how to create an eco-minded itinerary for your next visit to Michigan.
How hiking with my canine companion gave me a new perspective on adventures.
We first connected over a love of riding bikes—is it possible for us to find a compromise here?
Three life lessons from a teenage make-out over a bonfire
Outside’s ethics columnist weighs in
I’m an experienced solo backpacker, but she’s a marathoner and a natural athlete
Do I like planks any more than I did at the start of this challenge? Ehhh...
Yes, we saw the Barbie movie. But we also got caught up on other recent film releases, enjoyed some summer tunes, and knocked a few books off of our reading lists.
The history of freeride mountain biking takes center stage in the new feature documentary from Outside Studios and Freeride Entertainment
Even a familiar place can deliver a dose of the unexpected
She’s always asking me to volunteer in our community. I wish I could help, but I have a busy job and two young kids.
Feeling out of shape? Maybe you should run up and down a mountain three times.
Yes, you can visit your bucket-list outdoor destinations without breaking the bank
The new documentary on freediving is gorgeous and thrilling. But it won’t transform you into a freediver, writes our articles editor.
Having a child doesn’t mean the end of exploration outdoors. These women writers modeled that for me—and taught me new ways of thinking about risk and reward.
We posed your top questions to our resident outdoor nudist funhog
The massive cleanup clears tons of garbage from Oregon’s public lands
A documentary about a historically Black summer camp, the new podcast from Serial Productions, essential books about pirates, Netflix specials featuring Oprah, Michelle Obama, and Viola Davis, and more
Hitting the road with your family offers plenty of good times in the moment—plus important takeaways for the future
Am I being overprotective, or dismissive of something my wife finds meaningful?
It turns out everyone loves riding in a Defender—even black bears
These humble blue straps may have been designed for rafting, but their utility is (almost) as limitless as your imagination
Plus, what to do if your off-leash dog is making someone anxious
Dogs explore the world with their mouths. That can be dangerous on the trail.
The executive producer of Netflix’s new cycling docuseries explains how hard it was to film at the Tour, and whether or not women will appear in future seasons
A Black southerner who grew up during the dying years of Jim Crow journeyed north as a young man to pursue life as a writer and scholar. Fate brought him back, and he fell in love with a troubled part of the state known around the world as the birthplace of the blues.
The new Netflix series is road cycling’s best opportunity in decades to expand its audience
Chasing whitewater around the country has taught this couple how to maximize joy on the road to adventure
A collection of essays about agriculture and water pollution, the latest survival reality show, a podcast about clothing, the new ’Legend of Zelda’ game, and more
We have lots of fun when things go smoothly, but he gets in terrible moods if they don’t
The brand’s new campaign, featuring drag queen Pattie Gonia, struck a nerve with conservatives. The company’s continued support of the LGBTQ+ community despite the backlash has real impact.
Head to South Dakota for an outdoor-centric road trip the kids will be telling stories about for years to come
Follow this meandering point-to-point tour through Southeast Montana’s most otherworldly and storied landscapes
Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi’s new film, ‘Wild Life,’ captures the saga of Doug and Kristine Tompkins, whose devotion to conservation and each other led to the creation of extraordinary national parks in Chile and Argentina
At the end of my mother’s struggle with Alzheimer’s disease, I realized I needed to handle my sorrow the same way I approached athletic training
Our beloved pups have caused countless accidents, moments of horror, and sleepless nights
Virginia Sole-Smith’s new book, ‘Fat Talk: Parenting in the Age of Diet Culture,’ takes an unflinching look at fatphobia and how it affects our collective ideas about health
The iconic film festival is celebrating its 45th year this weekend. Here are the documentaries we’re most excited to watch.
Lots of people struggle to find new friends for outdoor activities. But taking initiative (and acknowledging your awkwardness) goes a long way.
Nature and nurture both contribute to a dog’s lifespan. Bobi, the world’s oldest dog, is a perfect example.
Chinese Crested dogs are speedy, high-energy, always ready for adventure, and… well… naked
Adventure dad Jacob Moon shares his advice on the most important part of parenting—spending time together outdoors
Sure, pretty sunsets and endorphin-pumping summits do the trick. But we’ve also found plenty more surprising moments of wonder and delight.