After a terrible diagnosis forced me to slow down, I learned how to relate differently to the wild—and myself.
If I can help or influence one person, all the negative comments will have been worth it
“I would contend that stupid behavior is sometimes the proper response to stupid laws”
The singer-songwriter’s latest album shows that getting away from it all isn’t easy—especially when you’re a pop superstar
Follow the founders of the Collins Cup as they organize and train for a new kind of global triathlon
‘Breathing Fire,’ a new book by Jaime Lowe, delves into the personal stories behind California’s inmate firefighter program
Coming to terms with a landscape ravaged by fire
The pandemic forced schools to teach outside. Many teachers, parents, and kids want to keep it that way.
Our senior editor’s foray into woodworking got off to a rough start
In 1960, John Steinbeck set out on a cross-country adventure with his standard poodle, Charley. More than half a century later, writer Kristin Wong did the same thing with her dog—and learned an unexpected lesson about the pain of uncertainty.
In a new series from Outside TV, two pro cyclists train three beginner riders for the one of the nation’s toughest mountain-bike races
Jenna Robinson believes that “this sense of calm is born in a moment when something vast and majestic is encountered, and it demands a pause from the mental chatter”
Daniel Pérez and the Sanba Cycling Team are proving that delivery workers, line cooks, and mechanics race bikes, too
From well-trodden classics to unheard-of epics, these trails offer something for everyone and access to the best of our national parks
Can I cut switchbacks? What about smoking on the trail? And what do I do with all those rocks?
Three well-being experts weigh in on how to do just that
At home with the successful young climbers and burgeoning social media stars
Phillip Dwight Morgan became obsessed with the hit History Channel series during quarantine. It inspired him to dive into survivalism and gave him skills to navigate an unprecedented year.
Whether you’re stuck in the city or counting down the days to a summer road trip, we have a few expert-approved tips for exploring nearby nature
With summer here, we’re getting back into ambitious recreation, and that means a return to grit, sweat, and serious post-fun scrubbing. Cleanliness connoisseur Danielle Sepulveres explains how these wetdowns can create memories all their own.
This year, three new adventure sports will make their debut in Tokyo. Prepare yourself for the action with these books, documentaries, and more.
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?
History tells us why skiing—and the outdoors in general—lacks diversity. Thanks to the work of dedicated groups, this is slowly changing.
They don’t need to be huge—just big enough to store all your gear and all your dreams