Outside’s ethics columnist weighs in
The brand’s new campaign, featuring drag queen Pattie Gonia, struck a nerve with conservatives. The company’s continued support of the LGBTQ+ community despite the backlash has real impact.
Sure, pretty sunsets and endorphin-pumping summits do the trick. But we’ve also found plenty more surprising moments of wonder and delight.
The lifestyle is physically dangerous for Black people and often financially and socially out of reach
After suffering a nervous breakdown, mountain-bike photographer Matt Wragg received a surprising opinion from his psychologist
What’s a traveler’s responsibility when a once quiet destination gentrifies?
By supporting service corps that are preserving our public lands, Carhartt is helping to protect parks and empower the next generation of park stewards
Blasting the Inflation Reduction Act on Sunday, the GOP nominee for a Senate seat in Georgia said, “A lot of the money is going into trees. Don’t we have enough trees around here?”
To control mass tourism, the National Park Service is working on solutions, like its reservation system. We tourists need to do our part, too. Here’s how.
For many of us, a visit to these communities is an idyllic escape, but racism exists there, too, and it’s important that we continue to address it
Award-winning poet Elizabeth Alexander explains how the expansion of the National Park Service Mellon Humanities Fellowship will allow scholars to deepen our understanding of the history within our public lands and share it with visitors
Outside’s ethics guru weighs in on the Great Outdoors Music Debate
Native scholar weighs in on the United Nations’ suggestion that Indigenous knowledge might help us survive the climate disaster
It’s not easy being a progressive who works for a middle-of-the-road president. Mark Sundeen sizes up the interior secretary’s first year in office—which has been a disappointment to climate-change activists—and decides she’s most likely to make a mark through a historic reckoning over the U.S. government’s shameful running of Native American boarding schools.
A ‘Washington Post’ story on Greg Gianforte’s latest hunting escapades is misleading, which is a shame, because its subject deserves much more scrutiny
Thanks to female characters Bryce Kellogg and Robin Hand, women in ski towns have a timeless manifesto to follow
Leaders of the nonprofit Indigenous Women Outdoors describe how learning about the traditional territories where they ski and snowboard enhances their time outside and connects them with their ancestors
It's long enough to work the magic, but short enough that there's no excuse not to do it
The American Museum of Natural History is taking down its memorial to Theodore Roosevelt, and the hunting world should take note
Bicycles have been agents of change and rebellion since the 19th century. That's why seeing law enforcement use them to repress protesters feels especially jarring and wrong.
Post something anti-racist instead. Better yet, do something anti-racist instead.
Surfers Belinda Baggs, Liz Clark, and Moona Whyte reflect on their relationship to conservation
Flouting the law is in our blood, but for the time being, caution equals caring
Instead of figuring out what to do about the 2020 race, organizers should start planning for next year and use the opportunity to finally create a true women's Tour de France. Here's how it could work.
Flatten the curve, skip the group ride, and head for the hills solo—it'll do wonders for your body and mind
As wilderness hubs like Bishop and Moab shutter their gates to visitors, what's an outdoor lover to do during a pandemic? We're here to help.
As COVID-19 shuts down buses and trains in cities, we remember that bicycles are the ultimate contingency plan
A little goes a long way (for your ego)
Lucy Parks found trail culture far from fully accepting but refused to let fear stop them from thru-hiking the AT
With Americans surging onto public lands like never before, search and rescue operations are becoming overwhelmed—and help is not on the way
Bad behavior might be jeopardizing access to Kingdom Trails, one of the premier networks on the East Coast. Here's what we can learn from it.
Tech shaming has made us believe that the outdoor experience has to be pure or nothing. Here's why you should absolve your guilt about using your gadgets in nature.
The law will soon mandate equal pay for men and women in athletic events on California state lands. But legislators may have missed an opportunity to make broader inroads on gender equity in sports.
A frosty cold one is best when shared. So are America's public lands.
A mandatory helmet law in NYC is how Vision Zero ends.
Adding World Tour events just for women is a huge step forward for professional cycling. But real change has to come from the UCI.
Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced what he calls an "audacious" new proposal to address this year’s dramatic rise in cycling fatalities. It must only be the start.