Books & Media
Outside contributing editor Heather Hansman’s new book is both a critical take on the ski industry and love letter to its skids
Tim Zimmermann’s feature about a 12,000-pound orca that killed a SeaWorld trainer changed the future of marine parks, was developed into a powerful 2013 documentary, and turned the author into a vegan
Join us in reading Heather Hansman’s ‘Powder Days’
In an excerpt from her new book ‘Powder Days,’ Outside contributing editor Heather Hansman looks at how the famous Colorado resort town is emblematic of a national trend, where corporate resorts and a skyrocketing housing costs are driving out all but the most affluent
The acclaimed author’s latest release is the October pick for the Outside Book Club. We spoke with him about the book, climate anxiety, and the father-son relationship
Twelve reasons Deepak Chopra's new podcast on Audible will help change the way you view yourself and the world
Patagonia recently updated the Willard Bascom classic ‘Waves and Beaches’
In ‘The Rescue,’ Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin capture the astonishing effort to find the boys’ soccer team that spent more than two weeks trapped in a cave
Steep lines and jaw-dropping stunts stand out in the annual film series’ latest entry
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Honest-to-God advice on how to enjoy nature, from an actor-comedian-author-canoe-builder who grew up on a farm and takes rock stars rafting
Alexandra Kleeman’s new novel imagines a disaster-plagued California where everybody’s drinking man-made water
The past few years have seen a boom in fiction about the climate crisis. Here are our recommendations for some of the most interesting titles out there, from Octavia Butler to Jenny Offill.
Through the moving story of a widowed astrobiologist and his unusual son, ‘Bewilderment’ addresses our apathy in the face of environmental disaster
A revered figure in modern climbing literature, Katie Ives is known for her intense work ethic and for encouraging writers who weren’t always invited to the club. In her first book, she explores how the physical and fantastical aspects of big peaks have, for centuries, inspired human dreams.
For decades, many ski and snowboard films have excluded women and disabled and BIPOC athletes. ‘Mountain Revelations’ and ‘The Approach’ aim to bring new energy to the genre.
The new movie from Sender Films and Red Bull Media House chronicles the life and death of alpinist Marc-André Leclerc
The singer-songwriter’s latest album shows that getting away from it all isn’t easy—especially when you’re a pop superstar
Follow the founders of the Collins Cup as they organize and train for a new kind of global triathlon
‘Breathing Fire,’ a new book by Jaime Lowe, delves into the personal stories behind California’s inmate firefighter program
In a new series from Outside TV, two pro cyclists train three beginner riders for the one of the nation’s toughest mountain-bike races
From well-trodden classics to unheard-of epics, these trails offer something for everyone and access to the best of our national parks
Phillip Dwight Morgan became obsessed with the hit History Channel series during quarantine. It inspired him to dive into survivalism and gave him skills to navigate an unprecedented year.
This year, three new adventure sports will make their debut in Tokyo. Prepare yourself for the action with these books, documentaries, and more.
In a new short-story collection by Claire Boyles, we meet characters struggling with family, health troubles, and environmental issues in the West