Love & HumorArchive
Sometimes, able-bodied partners need to be sat down
It’s tastier than gels are... and that’s the main selling point
*these tactics also work if you climb 5.11, or 5.10, or 5.8
The winding path to a dream job
An environmentalist grapples with a common question in an uncommon time
Don’t bring a tree tent to Antarctica, and other sound advice
I'm older than I was, but younger than I will be
Plus, should you take someone else's spot in a race if you know you won't finish?
He sold his first photograph at 14 and has been making pictures ever since
Stop lying to yourself: you won't remember that you put your wallet, coffee, and phone on the roof of your car before you drive away.
An archaeologist faces an uncertain future
Who needs a killer routine when you can just have coffee?
You can't walk in them, but you can fly in them
Apparently, misery does love company (in a way). So gather your friends and go have some miserable fun!
The host of the podcast 'Wild Ideas Worth Living' will put out her 100th episode this spring. Here she tells how she got into the podcast business.
You feel like you've got it together. So why haven't you found the person for you yet?
I mean, damn, is it too much to ask for some room on the armrest?
You are the mountain's disciple
It was mostly trial and error
Featuring that time when our Tough Love columnist got dumped because of a dream about cinnamon rolls
The former Powder editor shares his tricks of the trade
Does he not have nerve endings?
Step into the void
When your backcountry partner was your romantic one, a breakup can totally alter your relationship to the outdoors—but don't let it
Because you know you want your car to smell like your weekend
The writer, cyclist, artist, and producer doesn't have a secret for getting her art into the world. She just does the work.
Avoiding the awkwardness of the poop zone and other early-relationship concerns
This one is not for the weekend warriors
Close friendships can and should develop in intense situations—but you don’t need to stick around if they get toxic
It’s an oldie but a goodie
I drew them. You liked them.
Lots of things sucked this year. But there was a ton of good too!
Don't look down (and other lessons)
The social dynamics of swiping, ex-forgetting, and crush-Instagramming are harder to navigate than the backcountry
I'm not crying. You're crying.
Got a spare $35K lying around? Blow it all on these moderately priced holiday gifts.
Here's how to gently tell your friends that you're good with ramen all week, thanks
There's no place like home, and that's a good thing
An ode to those who can't sit still
Your last Instagram picture DOESN'T have a seventh wonder in it? How... quaint.
It's going to be hard sometimes, but it's not going to be the end of your adventures
Do it for the pizza
People are worried. But, naturally, it's usually about the wrong things.
We did whatever the hell we wanted
How to break it to your risk-averse family that you're trying the whole "quit your job and travel the world" thing
Not only do you get to watch the sunset, you also get to sleep in first
Chances are, you've ticked a couple of these boxes
In a world of sexist social norms, how to be respectful of what you're into while being respectful of other people's choices
You can learn almost anything you want—for free!—on YouTube. Just make sure it's from a reliable source.
Most sports aren't that complicated. You can usually boil them down into one simple rule. (OK, maybe two.)
When your life is a Saturday Night Live skit
An all-encompassing chart
How to support a loved one who has witnessed something awful that changed their relationship to the outdoors
Ask yourself: Is that french press really necessary for the backcountry?
It's all fun and games until you're hiking alone with Kevin
When it comes to picking the ideal outdoor buddies, it doesn't matter at all
12 totally legitimate excuses
It's not just for the views
Get ready to hike very, very slowly and stop your car for every LBJ you see
But maybe don't give us a hug
Now is not the time to mourn the end of all-day playtime, especially if you're not the one giving birth
You just have to unfollow all those downers first
Humor isn't something you're born with—it takes work
It was long, long ago, on a wall far, far away
Sometimes you just have to suck it up
Spoiler: The world doesn’t end
Mountain bikers Megan Walsh and Skye Nacel live a pretty idyllic life in their 250-square-foot Oregon cabin.
Especially if you don't share the same interest and it involves lots of time, money, and travel
Dream big, work hard, be kind
Or not climbing one, whatever you want to do
How to deal when your loved one loves risky hobbies
The WiFi is spotty
Why do we push ourselves, anyway?
What to do when you start dating someone who isn't ready to join you on dawn patrol?
No bears were subjected to Kanye’s rants in the making of this article
A price tag isn’t everything
And which one you see says a lot about how you exist in the world
A minute-by-minute account my attempt to run across the Grand Canyon—twice