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The Outside contributing editor’s latest release was the November pick for the Outside Book Club. We spoke with her about the appeal of chasing powder and the many crises facing the ski industry.

In her new novel, the award-winning author takes an especially pessimistic view of the climate crisis—but this isn’t the time to give up

Hunter S. Thompson, Taylor Swift, and ‘King Richard’

In an excerpt from his new book, ‘There and Back: Photographs from the Edge,’ the renowned climber and filmmaker recounts a 2003 expedition with snowboarder Stephen Koch

Jordan Salama’s new book is an impressive debut by an up-and-coming travel writer

Author Jordan Salama began writing this captivating book, about a journey down Colombia’s Magdalena River, when he was just a college student

The film will premiere for general audiences this spring, marking the 40th anniversary of the tragedy

The new Netflix documentary chronicles Nirmal Purja’s journey to summit the planet’s 8,000-meter peaks in less than seven months

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Some of our favorite recent releases explore the life of Jacques Cousteau, a nonbinary climber’s journey to embrace their identity, and the search for the world’s loneliest whale

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

‘The Secret History,’ ‘Battle Royale,’ and the latest Sally Rooney novel

These five documentaries from the famed mountain film festival feature everything from daring ski descents to an adorable Alaskan husky

A new Complex series takes Rick Ross, Lil’ Kim, and Quavo on short hikes. Each episode gets vulnerable in wonderfully unexpected ways.

Our strongest writers, most ambitious reporting, and award-winning storytelling throughout the decades

Patagonia recently updated the Willard Bascom classic ‘Waves and Beaches’

The actor, woodworker, and dedicated outdoorsman offers up choice lessons for making a deeper connection with the world beyond your door

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

Outside TV and its 600+ hours of adventure films and television shows are now free with Outside+

Our culture columnist recommends six of the most interesting newsletters out there—from thru-hiking dispatches to Neko Case’s reflections on nature

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

For Indie singer-songwriter Jesca Hoop and British rapper Testament, the natural world is an endless source of creative inspiration

Alexandra Kleeman’s new novel imagines a disaster-plagued California where everybody’s drinking man-made water

‘Only Murders in the Building,’ Shirley Hazzard, and a whimsical TV musical

When the real world seems increasingly apocalyptic, what’s the point of reading novels about the horrors of climate change? Outside’s culture columnist investigates her own fascination with cli-fi.

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

We’re relaunching our community for outdoorsy book lovers—starting with Richard Powers’s new novel, ’Bewilderment’

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.

Intrepid author Mary Roach shares tales of thieving bears, murderous possums, and mugging monkeys from her new book, ‘Fuzz’

In ‘Fuzz,’ science journalist Mary Roach travels around the world to examine people’s troubled attempts to coexist with wildlife

The new movie from Sender Films and Red Bull Media House chronicles the life and death of alpinist Marc-André Leclerc

‘The White Lotus,’ ‘Ted Lasso,’ and the harrowing tale of a shipwreck

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

Journalist Lizzie Johnson provides a comprehensive postmortem of how the notorious 2018 inferno came to destroy Paradise, California—and what it means for the future of wildfires

‘Breathing Fire,’ a new book by Jaime Lowe, delves into the personal stories behind California’s inmate firefighter program

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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

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From well-trodden classics to unheard-of epics, these trails offer something for everyone and access to the best of our national parks

Fiction by Colson Whitehead, a Tokyo 2020 video game, and a fascinating history of coyotes

These are the best climbing movies on Amazon Prime, Netflix, Hulu, and Disney+ right now

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

The country singer-songwriter talks to Outside about the restorative power of nature, the unexpected blessings of quarantine, and the origins of his album ‘Country Again: Side A’

Oprah’s interview with Elliot Page, a history of the national park system centering Indigenous perspectives, and more

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The ultimate guide to one of the Southwest’s best under-the-radar mountain towns

From ‘Naked and Afraid’ to ‘Running Wild with Bear Grylls,’ these are our picks for the most riveting adventure series on TV

The superstar country singer realized he needs to chase adventure every day—and then turn it into music

Journalist Emma Marris’s new book, ‘Wild Souls,’ asks us to reconsider our relationship to the nonhuman world

Claire Nelson’s memoir, ‘Things I Learned from Falling,’ describes how a spill from atop a 25-foot boulder in Joshua Tree National Park changed her life

This season’s best new podcasts include a thoughtful true-crime show set in Malibu and a history of climbing hosted by Alex Honnold

By valuing relatability over action shots, TikTok may be ushering in a new era of outdoor creators and celebrities

In ‘Camping Grounds,’ Phoebe S.K. Young reminds us that sleeping outdoors is far more than just a recreational hobby

‘The Great Pottery Throw Down,’ an eye-opening anthology about climate change, and an Oscar-winning film starring Mads Mikkelsen

Show your pride outside during the month of June for a chance to win $2,300 in prizes

If you can’t make the in-person showings in Colorado, you can stream these new adventure films from your living room

In their Outside TV series, Mike Chambers and Jason Antin take on crazy adventures between Friday evening and Monday morning, inspiring the rest of us to do more with our Saturdays and Sundays, too

In an excerpt from his latest book, ‘Freedom,’ the celebrated nonfiction writer describes a journey along Pennsylvania’s train tracks with friends he met while reporting on the war in Afghanistan

This month, Roger Deakin’s cult-favorite book about swimming the waters of Britain will be published in the U.S. for the first time. In her introduction to the new edition, writer Bonnie Tsui reflects on what she’s learned from it over the years.

In an excerpt from his book ‘Chasing the Thrill: Obsession, Death, and Glory in America’s Most Extraordinary Treasure Hunt,’ journalist and searcher Daniel Barbarisi recounts how he got to open Fenn’s chest and examine what was inside

Elizabeth Kolbert and Nathaniel Rich, environmental writers par excellence, survey human solutions to the human-caused mess we’re in

The bestselling author’s latest novel was informed by years of researching the history of female aviation and traveling to far-flung places

In her new memoir, 'The Secret to Superhuman Strength,' the 'Fun Home' cartoonist scrutinizes her quest for spiritual solace through 60 years of athletic obsessions

‘The Good Lord Bird,’ Mary Ruefle, and a podcast that breaks down the Olivia Rodrigo power ballad ‘Driver’s License’

After more than a year of pandemic living, let us remember why it’s worth getting out there

How the team behind David Attenborough’s new Netflix series captured a fight sequence between two poison dart frogs

‘Girls Gotta Eat Dirt’ isn’t your typical #inspirational stoke video

In Ours, a digital exhibition for the New Museum, artist Samuel Marion imagines a not too distant future in which outdoor brands use slick advertising to mask more sinister aims

‘The Third Pole,’ ‘See You Tomorrow,’ and ‘The Next Everest’ offer a compelling tour of the mountain’s recent history, from snowboard descents in the early 2000s to the deadly earthquake of 2015

Marine biologists aren’t impressed with Netflix’s hit documentary on ocean conservation. They recommended some other films on the subject for us.

An outdoor art exhibition in California’s Coachella Valley tackles subjects like Indigenous land rights, migration, and embodied memory

In his new book, ‘The Nation of Plants,’ botanist Stefano Mancuso suggests that human democracies may have something to learn from the world’s trees and flowers