Love & HumorArchive
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
My DIY exposure therapy didn't work
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.
A lesson in perspective
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
Because you always need hot sauce
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
I mean, friends are great, but are they better than things like nachos or not getting mauled by a wild animal? That's up to you.
Adventures take a lot of planning. But what if all that stress means you don't go at all?
I was an irresponsible person who was good at getting in trouble. I asked Dave for help, and he made a bet on me: his car. In order for him to keep his car, I had to change.
Sixty percent of the time, the forecast is right every time
Helpful advice, like "break your fall with your elbows, tailbone, kneecaps, or face"
A supposedly fun thing I would absolutely do again
What do you do when your parents' political views directly impact your life?
Number 4: Leave it in the car, preferably under the seat
In 'A Walk with Dad,' filmmaker Ryan O'Connor and his father walk and talk about the grief of losing their mother and wife
And what to do when it's time to break up with your climbing partner
Because going back to the work after the holidays is hard enough already
If not now, when?
Presents you can give no matter how far apart you are
Everything is easier to understand with visuals
You are what you give
Spoiler: there are a lot of naps
For when buying the first round isn't quite enough
There's no right way to be outside
How to shovel snow the 'correct' way
The case for giving gifts you personally swear by—even when it’s a humble stick of deodorant
The husband and wife directing team open up about the life and work that they’ve created together—and where it all goes from here.
'Let's Talk' follows tech-minimalism evangelist Chris Andrews on a journey by foot across the United States
What makes a good gift so memorable? Our editors recall their favorites.
It’s far better than the alternative
You'll be running down the road in no time
Rule one: if it ain't broke, don't fix it
Getting hurt outdoors means you're exploring your limits
"Avoid pooping your pants at all costs"
The founder of the organization Disabled Hikers is making the outdoor industry more accessible one trail guide at a time
A handy guide to a very important question
Sometimes you've got to plug in to unplug
I got a lot done. (OK, a little done.)
In this film from Spindrift, climber Heather Weidner attempts her fifth 5.14 sport climb in Saint George, Utah
The new classics
Better to drift apart with love than to strangle a friendship by trying to make it work when it doesn’t
We hope you’ll enjoy your time here at Tequila Beach
The best week of the year is back
"The book was fine but I hated the story"
Who doesn’t love a talking bear?
It’s a lot of travel for little reward
How to handle the ups and downs of nomadic life
A (probably) true story
But it is probably farther than you want it to be
How to handle ego in its many (sometimes potentially deadly) forms
Because we all need a little encouragement sometimes
Damn you all!
What do you do after getting turned down by a dream job? Keep getting turned down.
It's not easy, but you don't have neglect your love of being outside to have a fulfilling career (and not go broke)
The adventures of Rowlf T. Dog
Want to be an asshole with a hill to die on? Here are some tips and tricks to get you there.
What to do about a friend who's uptight about splitting expenses and a date who's uptight about bodily functions
Welcome to Yellowstone National Park, where literally everything is lethal
I’m not slow. Everyone else is just fast.
You can teach confidence and a love of physical activity—but it starts with keeping weight out of the conversation
And other funny shit that happens in the woods
Brendan Leonard reads an excerpt from his new book
Two climbers commiserate over the hypothetical, much worse situations they could find themselves in than the one they’re in right now
Or, the story of how I ate snacks and felt pain
How to share your passion for solo adventure without feeling judged or defensive
A short film about one woman’s experience downriver
The adventurer takes us through self-doubt, being a dad, and learning to stick with it
It's actually not that complicated
Thoughts on a love/hate relationship with an incline
Don’t have the time to go to Everest? Wait for hours in these lines instead.