Outside’s ethics guru weighs in on taxation without representation
I used to be the life of the party, but now I’m having trouble meeting people
Meditations on radical incrementalism for the adventurer
Is it insomnia, or is it a tireless love for being awake?
Great news: you can now explore our entire network, taste-test everything, and easily share stories you love
Our difference in perspective is causing tension as we plan the next big adventure
Filmmakers have bigger budgets, smaller cameras, and new editing technology at their fingertips. They’ve also gotten better at telling nuanced stories.
Two Academy Award nominees, books of poetry and sound, Korean American cooking, and a learning app
Director Mikey Corker discusses his new adventure film, which is playing on Outside Watch now
When Leo Babler was born with a rare and deadly genetic disorder, his parents reshaped their lives, moving to the mountains, building out an adventure van, and making sure their son experienced the most beautiful wild places in the country during the time they had
This photo book gives women snowboarders their due
From a 1970s classic to a sinking ship blockbuster, a disaster-film superfan rates the six best ever
The lifestyle is physically dangerous for Black people and often financially and socially out of reach
What do you do when the mind wants to heal but the body has other ideas?
One man’s journey to become the person his dog thinks he is
After more than a decade in the spotlight, the Hollywood star has a new HBO Max project, ‘The Climb,’ that lets him do what he loves most: scale gnarly cliffs alongside climbing icon Chris Sharma
If not now, when?
Katie Cahn is inspiring the new spirit of fly fishing
Eighties throwbacks, new Netflix series, a bird board game, and kids’ music that isn’t by Raffi
I want to add a storage unit, but he says it will sully the view
Surely you’ve tried champagne flutes before?
Photographer Olivia Bee spent last winter with mushing teams in western Oregon, Washington, Wyoming, and Alaska
Famous for its rowdy buccaneer history that lives on today, Key West also offers plenty of outdoor adventures and chances to disconnect
Tips on getting to the other side
Consider these our anti–New Year’s resolutions
Epic tales of survival, a delightful dive into the experiences of animals, and everything in between
From the whimsical to the epic, these are our favorite stories of the year
In ‘Sacred: In Search of Meaning,’ renowned photographer Chris Rainier chronicles his decades-long journey exploring the world’s spiritual sites
Despite the frontier trope of the rugged individualist, getting help from strangers is actually the more common experience
From President Obama to Kevin Costner, celebs are lending their voices to outdoor documentaries. Who would you choose to narrate yours?
The polymath snowboarder has a new book about the art and philosophy of being in the mountains
From easy cheese to mountain metaphors
In Utah, Christmas-tree lights are a very big deal. Meet the itinerant crew of climbers, river guides, ski bums, trekkers, and thru-hikers who work like super-elves to get ready for the year’s most beautiful holiday.
In that low moment when he realized his far-flung journey wasn’t going to be what he imagined, there was only one thing to do: let out the gas
Say it ain’t so, Kyrsten!
A century of agriculture is threatening ancient aquifers in Oregon’s high desert. And the Indigenous farming practices that might heal the earth are being squeezed out.
The author and her 14-year-old daughter made a dramatic move into a 110-year-old cabin in Steamboat Springs, Colorado
A selection of recent titles to keep you warm by the fire
The shredders, climbers, policy-makers, barrier breakers, and scientists who forever changed the way we view the world
Music inspired by birds, a volcano film for the big screen, a spiritual manifesto, and more
I know he means well, but I hate to see him waste money on something I'm not that into
Outside’s ethics guru weighs in
A fresh breed of adventure film tackles life’s biggest questions. We caught up with director Ben Sturgulewski to find out how he got snowboarders to think about Einstein.
The real story is weirder and sadder than what we saw in the film’s bonkers preview
Respect for nature is just as important in winter as any other season
My friend is building a yurt and asked me to live with him, but I’ve always thought there might be something more between us
Or: what to do when arguing with strangers
He was born to a herd of wild horses on an island off Virginia and found his way into the heart of a little girl on the dusty trails of the Southwest.
We asked pro skiers Cody Townsend and Glen Plake which classic ski movies they could watch over and over again. Get ready to hunker down on the couch and revisit these throwback gems.
Traveling with a mix of people can lead to tension. Here’s how to defuse a tough situation.
When professional skier Rian Zetzer got the opportunity to stunt-double for Lindsay Lohan in a new Netflix movie, she jumped at the opportunity
The Covid-19 pandemic is a survival story—but instead of one human versus a wild animal or a snowy peak, it's all of us against one tiny virus.
The key to staying energized? Eating and hydrating.
In a post-pandemic world, workers are demanding remote flexibility, more time off, and generous health benefits. These are the companies meeting that bar and more, while encouraging their employees to live an active lifestyle and allowing them to achieve a healthy work-life balance.
Here are the shorts and features screening at annual celebration of outdoor books and movies that we think should be on your radar
The Land Rover Trophy off-roading competition invites drivers to join a storied 4x4 legacy
A scary movie and novella for spooky season, ‘House of the Dragon,’ ‘Rings of Power,’ an Outside columnist’s first novel, and more
“Midnights” is about self-loathing, revenge, falling in love, and falling apart—all elements of the outdoor lifestyle
We asked the Outside contributing editor how she got the idea for her much anticipated new book, ‘Small Game,’ and how she used her personal survival experience to make it come to life
The Tour de Elon (gasp) would mean more than just “minor changes” to the world’s most famous bike race
Last season, Rahlves brought his son on his first Alaskan heli trip, and Warren Miller chronicled the journey for their latest film, ‘Daymaker.’ Spoiler alert: they both rip.
Scary movies have a rich tradition of being set in creepy forests, caves, and swamps. We rounded up our favorites of the genre.
Thinking about winter kinda makes our day. Here are the film tour dates that are sure to be good days for you, too.
Get your tickets for the worldwide film tour now or get prepped for the virtual screening on Outside Watch. Just don’t miss it.
In an excerpt from ‘Small Game,‘ her first novel, Outside contributing editor Blair Braverman introduces a cast of characters who will be dropped in a remote landscape for a survival competition. An ominous future awaits them.
The new Netflix docuseries examines the 2015 Nepal earthquake. The film’s director explains why Mount Everest is just one component of a bigger story.
Some of you are thinking, Ewww, no way. But open your hearts to the truth: spiders are among the most fascinating creatures on earth, and great neighbors to boot (goodbye, mosquitos!). With climate change putting them in danger, they could use a few new friends.
He likes to cozy up to animals and take their pictures. I prefer to keep my distance.
We binged ‘Human Playground,’ narrated by Idris Elba; ‘Aftershock: Everest and the Nepal Earthquake’; and ‘Thai Cave Rescue,’ a dramatized account of the 2018 ordeal, to figure out which ones are worth your time
The acclaimed science writer answered audience questions about reporting on the race to understand the SARS-CoV-2 and how the COVID-19 pandemic began
‘The Last Chairlift,’ the iconic author’s most recent major novel, is a sweeping family saga about sexual identity, risk, and the storied history of Aspen, Colorado
How my mom, infant son, and I accidentally crashed a wedding at the local ski hill
After suffering a nervous breakdown, mountain-bike photographer Matt Wragg received a surprising opinion from his psychologist
Farmers aren’t supposed to get emotionally attached to their livestock. But when you suddenly find yourself caring for two newborn sheep, these things happen.
I think she may be in it for appearances. Plus, I really miss paper towels.
Female snowboarders have been fighting for gender parity for decades. Olympic snowboarder Zoe Kalapos shares how it feels to be in the trenches.
A good cry can be therapeutic and can even better connect you with others. Let’s stop shaming it.
Major League’s postseason is about to start. If you’re into the sport like I am, you know that, whichever team you pull for, following this game is a workout.
There are those moments when you think: maybe I’m no smarter than a trash panda. This is one of them.
The acclaimed nonfiction writer talked to nearly 100 scientists to tell the story of how the virus that caused COVID-19 spilled over into humans and spread across the globe