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What to do if you followed your dream, only to realize it wasn’t what you wanted after all

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

Why do I feel so, I don’t know, not that great after I spend a few minutes scrolling through social media?

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Twelve reasons Deepak Chopra's new podcast on Audible will help change the way you view yourself and the world

From adventurous sled dogs to aging golden retrievers, online canines make millions of people feel good about their day

If you sent me this question before the pandemic, I probably would have a very different answer. But we’re all in a different time now.

An overexplained “recipe” for my favorite endurance fuel

Please give me some kind of hope that I’m not raising a kid who always will prefer computers to canoes

In the words of Brendan Leonard: “I did perhaps underestimate it a tiny bit”

A daring advice columnist sets off on a road trip with a singular goal: to ask strangers if they make love outside—in towns named Eden

Your style, no matter the reason, is your choice. Period.

Being rusty now doesn’t mean you’ll be rusty forever

Doesn’t your dog deserve the best?

Your partner’s planning an epic adventure with his ex, but you’d rather be his go-to travel buddy

The curious challenge of loving someone who’s always leaving you in the dust

“Is it your interpretation that I am taking you for your walk, or would you say that you are taking me for my walk?”

And what to do when your fitness level doesn’t match your adventure partner’s

Can I cut switchbacks? What about smoking on the trail? And what do I do with all those rocks?

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Even if your idea of getting after it involves a camp chair and a cold one, you can (and should!) practice these skills

At home with the successful young climbers and burgeoning social media stars

You’re dead set on walking every inch of a trail, but your partner doesn’t mind skipping a section or two. How do you compromise?

After a year spent inside with too much time on his hands, a writer survives two days in the woods with only the equipment available to his hobbit alter ego—rapier and lute included

Tips for calming your own nerves—and those of people who love you

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No matter where you go in Texas, you’ll find trails for every kind of hiker

Camping solo may not always be easy, but it'll always be worth it

There you are, at the bottom of a hill, on foot, or on your bike, or on skis, ready to start up. But are you really ready? Here are a few strategies you might consider. 1. Choosing More Pain for Less Time by Going Faster over Less Pain for More…

It's time to stop judging people for how they recreate outside

Do you jog around the block at the end of a run so your mileage equals a nice round number?

What to do when a significant other, or a friend, doesn't respect your decisions

What to do when you can’t be active in the same way

It might seem embarrassing at first, but putting a costume on your dog will likely result in more pets for him and more laughs for you

You’re actively running and cycling, but your partner’s on the sidelines. Here are tips on coping with this challenging dynamic.

Totally normal ways to keep the conversation moving

Sometimes our darkest moments create the best kind of magic

It's not just about saying you're sorry. You should also explain how you'll do better next time.

You have some options beyond that perfectly formulated post-workout beverage

The key to an adventure that's fun for everyone: lower your expectations, squash insecurities, and bring along plenty of creature comforts

Expanding your community is always tough. Throw in a pandemic and a move to a rural area, and it could feel impossible. But a shift in perspective might be all you need to (safely) fill that social void.

The majority of my favorite days have been on trails that wouldn't make anyone's list

Feel safe and embrace your time outdoors alone

The key is to go all out on the things you feel comfortable doing

Should all your training be hard? Do you need to stretch? We've got answers.

By setting boundaries around what you post, when you're online, and who you surround yourself with in real life, you can strike a better balance between Instagram and reality

From pizza to ultramarathons, what's the best way to chill out?

What happens when your ski and river guiding partner isn't able to work during the pandemic?

Jack English is the proud owner of an off-grid cabin nestled in California

"The time is always right to do what is right"

A lot of people get recognition because they do groundbreaking, brilliant, and deserving work, work that rises to the top through merit alone. But there are other groundbreaking, brilliant people who don’t always get recognition.

Outdoorsy people always have the best stories about dating. Some of them are wild enough to make national headlines.

While it may not be free-soloing El Cap, comedian and skier Katie Burrell takes on a daunting challenge in her home during quarantine

If you've been thinking about adopting a pet, you've probably asked yourself: Would I like having a dog around the house, or would I rather have a grizzly bear? Here's a handy chart to help you decide.

Sometimes the best thing for a relationship is to let it go

Wade Holland teams up with pro kayaker Brad Ludden​​​​​​​ to share hilarious tips on how to train for the spring runoff—without leaving home

Staying home as much as possible is the most useful thing we can do

It's a ways down the list, obviously, compared to people doing actual lifesaving stuff

'Shred It in Place' explores how iconic, untouched routes like the Kitchen Traverse can make this time just a little more bearable

You're taking the virus seriously, but someone in your household is still grabbing beers with buddies. Here's how to handle it.

Satire: In desperate need of provisions before the coronavirus hit her area, Eva Holland set out on a journey—alone and unsupported

With 43,000 feet of elevation gain, 91 miles above 10,000 feet, and 63 summits, the route is not to be taken lightly. Brendan Leonard recounts one of his favorite adventures from the past decade.

What I learned from a bicycle crash when I was seven years old

No one can stop you from skiing in jeans. And really, doing lots of other things in jeans.

An ode to traveling slow on two wheels and burning just enough calories each day to eat a large pizza each evening

Don't let your insecurities stand in the way of what you want to do