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The Land Rover Trophy off-roading competition invites drivers to join a storied 4x4 legacy
“Midnights” is about self-loathing, revenge, falling in love, and falling apart—all elements of the outdoor lifestyle
The Tour de Elon (gasp) would mean more than just “minor changes” to the world’s most famous bike race
He likes to cozy up to animals and take their pictures. I prefer to keep my distance.
I think she may be in it for appearances. Plus, I really miss paper towels.
There are those moments when you think: maybe I’m no smarter than a trash panda. This is one of them.
“I have shin splints,” “All of my running socks are dirty,” “I just ate a full rack of ribs and drank six Budweisers”
How much could you get done in a day if you were also trying to cram in a one mile run every hour on the hour?
We worked seasonal jobs to make enough money to spend the rest of our time traveling and feared a white-picket-fence life. But now they've all put down roots, and I still have the same lifestyle.
“Cooler hunting” may be Alaskans’ new favorite sport
She wants to show me the ropes. I want to cheer her on from the sidelines. What should I do?
You’ll need an ATV, throwing hatchets, strong lungs, a chainsaw, a snow machine, beer, a water gun, and neighbors who just can’t stop pissing you off
Oh, your Tinder date climbed the world’s highest peak? I’m unimpressed.
Trying to wrap your head around the depth of the rapidly expanding pit in South America? We’ve broken it down in terms our readers understand—like fly rods, climbing ropes, and breakfast burritos.
The contents will astonish you
Is one person’s way of having fun inherently better?
Spot moose and wolves, wander old-growth spruce forest, and choose from more than 3,700 miles of hiking trails throughout the province
And what to do when your girlfriend won't hike with you but plans to hit the trails with her friend
Enjoy the best of Texas nature, wildlife, and parks on a luxury escape brought to you by H-E-B Field & Future products
Dogs have always been man’s best friend, but these pups and their humans are taking it up a notch
Relationship dynamics in the outdoors are hard; getting out with friends can help
Expert tips on how to maintain a thriving career from an RV
You've spent ages preparing for a trip, but now it's right around the corner and you're having second thoughts
The loss of a big toenail sent Outside columnist Brendan Leonard into an existential crisis—but maybe not for the reason you think
Weight-loss discussion in outdoor forums can inadvertently reinforce the idea that there's a "correct" kind of outdoors body. What should you post about where?
From the mighty St. Lawrence River to ocean exploration, summer and fall in Québec are all about enjoying nature on and around the water
From paddling a river during a forest fire to improvising a 62-mile trail run after a race cancellation, here are the most hilarious, heartwarming, and jaw-dropping outdoor meet-cutes gone right
“I went into this relationship happy to share my experience with someone new to the sport, but lately I just feel like an unpaid guide when what I want is a partner”
Plus, learn how you can support LGBTQI+ advocacy with the Rainbow Wall project
Make sure your adventure buddy is trail-ready with these training tips
Lessons learned at camp sometimes do come in handy
A squeeze of honey, a squirt of ketchup, and other non-solids you can toss down your gullet if you so choose
My buddy switched the price tags on a tent to pay a lower amount on a more expensive setup. I was unaware, and now I feel terrible.
To become one of those people who joyfully hikes, bikes, and skis in the nude, she’d have to train for it
I took my dream job in a foreign place. I'm worried about leaving my local woods behind and connecting with a new landscape overseas. Help?
This North Carolina destination is the ultimate in responsible outdoor adventure
Reflections on getting just a little bit older
I’ve lived in a van for a year. It sucks, and now I’m ready to change things up.
I’m on a quest to learn to love the body I’m in but afraid to push my limits outside
I want to thru-hike part of the AT or PCT, but I’m the main caregiver in my household
I’m not convinced I can be with someone who isn’t into the same kind of adventures as me
Watching your dog age is one of the hardest parts of having a pet. Make their life comfortable and full of joy, and they’ll know how much you love them until the very end.
Tips for being a backpacking beginner and a woman adventuring alone
While getting his PhD in English, Logan Scherer developed an intense friendship with a male grad student that lasted for years, through his friend’s engagement and marriage to a woman. Scherer struggled to make sense of it, until he lost himself in a group of spinster nature writers from the late 19th century who eschewed marriage to live alone or with other women during a time when the language of queerness didn’t exist.
When you get creative with natural materials in parks, some call it art; others call it litter
What makes a queer person choose to live in an outdoorsy hot spot instead of an urban gayborhood?
How to balance freedom and adventure with safety and security
Ivy Le’s wildy funny take on adventure entertainment might just shift the conversation on who belongs in the outdoors
Twelve reasons Deepak Chopra's new podcast on Audible will help change the way you view yourself and the world