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Outside's love guide answers your most pressing questions about dating, breakups, and everything in between. Today, we discuss dating as an outdoorsy high schooler and dealing with sensitive men.
Outside's love guide answers your most pressing questions about dating, break-ups, and everything in between. Today, we discuss dating Instagram influencers and what to do when your significant other plans a great trip—but doesn't want you to come along.
Outside's love guide is here and answering your most pressing questions about dating, breakups, and everything in between. Today, we discuss dating as a climber and how to handle breakups when there's a dog in the mix.
Outside's love guide is here and answering your most pressing questions about dating, breakups, and everything in between. Today, we discuss the power of vulnerability.
Outside's love guide is here—and answering your most pressing questions about dating, breakups, and everything in between. Today we discuss the marital pains of canned sardines, camp-friendly alternatives to engagement rings, and dating in a van.
Outside's love guide is here—and answering your most pressing questions about dating, breakups, and everything in between. Today, we discuss being unable to hang on a running date and when it's okay to snot-rocket in front of your beloved.
We sent our intrepid writer—a transplant from New York City—to look for love in America’s most outdoorsy town
Outside's love guide is here—and answering your most pressing questions about dating, break-ups, and everything in between. Today, we look at a gear-obsessed boyfriend, staying safe as a queer person while camping, and cheesy outdoor proposals.
Our writer went searching for love on skis and rejected just two snowboarders in the process
Our hard-earned lessons (clean up the van before a first date) and the advice we still stand by (sex in a portaledge—great idea!)
Climber turned photographer Sagar Gondalia has carved out his own warm, fuzzy niche in the world of paid portraiture
We witnessed sad sharks, baby bison in danger, and more puffins than any one person deserves to see in a day—and we've determined which streams you should watch.
From meetings facilitated by Conrad Anker to moving into the van together
So you’ve promised your significant other you’ll do something romantic this weekend. Trouble is, you still haven’t planned anything. But don’t worry: there’s a way to turn a regular walk in the woods into an amorous getaway. Just grab your favorite daypack, fill it with these five items, and pay…
Humans have noted the phenomenon of avian migration for several thousand years and produced some misguided explanations for a bird's return home come spring—Aristotle hypothesized that redstarts mysteriously transmogrified into robins for the winter, then back again—but only in the past decades have we begun to grasp just how birds manage such a feat.
In short, yes. And, maybe, no. Tasers can be an effective method of non-lethal defense against cougars, ignoring other vital factors. But we’ll get to that. Before you head into the backcountry packing high voltage, you’ll want to know a few things about America’s misunderstood lion.
Each year, the American Kennel Club (AKC) takes a look at their registration statistics to see which types of dogs Americans love best. Their list of most popular dogs in the U.S. for 2012 contained few surprises, with popular breeds like the Poodle and Beagle remaining favorites. But there was one telling pattern: “Bigger breeds are making their move,” said Lisa Peterson, a spokesperson for the AKC. The sturdy and family-friendly Bulldog, Golden Retriever, and Rottweiler moved up in the list this year, showing that many Americans are starting to see big breeds as “more dog to love.” Read on to see which breeds made the list—and which dog claimed the title of America’s most popular.
What does Walter Hagen have in common with a group of novices, swinging golf clubs through downtown Portland? More than you might think.
My friend, Lauren, likes to call cyclists “total DBags,” and though a big part of my life revolves around cycling I'm generally inclined to agree with her. Lauren's quibble—partly affectionate, deathly serious—isn't with biking, per se: she rides plenty, and her partner is not only blazing fast on a bike…
They met in Alaska and became the ultimate adventure couple, biking and hiking and skiing their way to lifelong commitment. Then the kids and careers arrived, and the passion started leaking like oil from his bro truck. (Don't get her started on that.) Can a hardcore backpacking trip stand in for couples therapy? The author drags her husband into the Colorado wilderness to find out.
Q. What is the most powerful species? Wild File Salmon A. You mean like whether a wolverine could take down Nancy Pelosi? Yawn. Today's power animals are the ones bringing in dollars or holding up development. “Endangered species have this ability to crystallize, amplify, and resolve long-standing problems,” says Center…
Q. What is “dead pool?” A. Trouble, that's what. Dead pool is the level at which water can no longer be released from a reservoir. Take Lake Powell, on the Colorado River. Glen Canyon Dam's lowest turbines sit 210 feet below “full pool,” which is when the bathtub is…
Chilling reduces the taste of alcohol and brings out sweetness. All 80-proof spirits start to freeze at around minus 10 Fahrenheit, but, warns Dave Arnold, director of culinary technology at the French Culinary Institute, in New York, trying to imbibe anything colder than minus 4 will burn your tongue. Arnold…
The Colorado Division of Wildlife is experimenting with electric mats to deter bears from outdoor freezers and dumpsters, the Aspen Times reports. The mat emits 600 volts, but does little harm to the animal because of its low amp. It doesn't present a…
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