“I have shin splints,” “All of my running socks are dirty,” “I just ate a full rack of ribs and drank six Budweisers”
Born on an island off the coast of Virginia, home to a wild herd that inspired the classic children’s novel ‘Misty of Chincoteague,’ this gentle, blue-eyed gelding enjoyed an adventurous life with a family in New Mexico. After his death, a mother and daughter went on a mission: to lay him to rest amid the sand and the waves.
Join us for a live Zoom Q and A with the acclaimed science writer and longtime Outside contributing editor, who will discuss his new book about the SARS-CoV-2 virus on Thursday, October 13
When it feels like each choice leads you down a different path, it can be challenging to choose one at all
“I really did spend 16-plus hours covering fewer than three miles”
How much could you get done in a day if you were also trying to cram in a one mile run every hour on the hour?
‘Alone: Frozen’ wrapped up on Thursday, and the series crowned a female champion for the first time
The new documentary ‘Buried’ looks back at 1982 tragedy at Alpine Meadows ski resort, and finds lessons that are as relevant as ever about surviving a traumatic event
We worked seasonal jobs to make enough money to spend the rest of our time traveling and feared a white-picket-fence life. But now they've all put down roots, and I still have the same lifestyle.
After 12 boys and their soccer coach were saved from a flooded cave in northern Thailand in 2018, Hollywood descended. Many feared filmmakers would exploit and mishandle the story, but something else happened.
Our soft-drink warriors both believe this sugary, caffeine-packed soda is the perfect refreshment after exercise or adventure. (Hmm. OK.) They disagree about flavors, and be warned: it might get loud.
“Cooler hunting” may be Alaskans’ new favorite sport
A writer in Bozeman, Montana, grapples with the wealthy wave of newcomers gentrifying the town she moved to ten years ago—as a dirtbag pursuing the western dream
Spoiler alert: It’s not because you’re a wuss.
An inside look at Black Diamond Ambassador Chris Burkard’s hike through Iceland in pursuit of the perfect photograph
What’s a traveler’s responsibility when a once quiet destination gentrifies?
People say farmers aren’t supposed to get emotionally attached to livestock. Uh-huh. When fate sent our writer two newborn sheep with life-threatening birth defects, that kind of thinking was banished from the barn.
A new National Geographic series streaming on Disney+ features everyone from Conrad Anker to Justine Dupont going deep about their most pivotal close calls and mistakes
Dirtbags were wearing Tevas long before Miuccia Prada, but high fashion's fascination with the outdoors is nothing new
While many sports are tightening restrictions on transgender athletes, these leagues went in the opposite direction
Whether you love scaling big rocks or just watching others do it on the big screen, these films capture climbing at its best
In ‘Missed Fortune,’ a series inspired by a story he wrote for Outside, host Peter Frick-Wright shines a spotlight on the fanatics who chased an eccentric art collector’s hidden riches at all costs
Let them be free
If you want workers to come back to the office, here's a thought: let them wear shorts
She wants to show me the ropes. I want to cheer her on from the sidelines. What should I do?
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?”
‘Prey,’ ‘Fall,’ and ‘Beast’ are all in theaters or streaming now—we break down which ones are worth your time
Eric and Pam Bealer were living in a cabin in rugged coastal Alaska when they made a dramatic decision: they would exit the world together
The family of Lauren Davis desperately sought answers after she was fatally struck by a driver while biking to work in New York City in 2016. At every step, the criminal-justice system let them down, raising the question of what justice should look like for victims of traffic violence.
Ten years after the publication of ‘Wild,’ the beloved author shares her thoughts on the haters who thought she was unprepared, the transformative power of doing big things, and where Monster is now
You’ll need an ATV, throwing hatchets, strong lungs, a chainsaw, a snow machine, beer, a water gun, and neighbors who just can’t stop pissing you off
We can’t get enough of The Rock glistening and swinging machetes in a tropical forest
Oh, your Tinder date climbed the world’s highest peak? I’m unimpressed.
The latest ‘Alone’ winner shares stories from surviving in Labrador and details behind preparing for the show
To portray the hero of the Thai cave rescue in the new film ‘Thirteen Lives,’ the Hollywood star had to go deep—literally
In 2015, billionaire entrepreneur Johnny Morris opened a hunting-and-fishing store that doubles as a theme park, with multiple bars and restaurants, a luxury lodge, and an entire swampland forest decorated with taxidermy—all shoved inside a replica Egyptian monument. We sent one writer on a 24-hour mission to explore this exotic modern wilderness.
Trying to wrap your head around the depth of the rapidly expanding pit in South America? We’ve broken it down in terms our readers understand—like fly rods, climbing ropes, and breakfast burritos.
The contents will astonish you
Jordan Peele's latest film explores how Hollywood has tokenized non-white people and commodified landscapes and wildlife, nowhere more than in westerns. Can the genre reclaim those marginalized stories and all their complexity?
Pro tips on preparing a lot, annoying your friends a little, and really shining as the caretaker of all
Is one person’s way of having fun inherently better?
Season nine became a starvation contest, and the cast member who could conserve the most calories won
We pitted the fictional Netflix miniseries against the reality survival game show to see which came out on top
In the new film ‘Thirteen Lives,’ the Hollywood A-lister plays Rick Stanton, the British diver who helped lead the effort to save 12 boys and their coach who were trapped in Thailand’s Tham Luang cave
I’m a Denver Broncos fan. I’m also an environmentalist, outdoorsman, and bike rider who lives in a world that seems increasingly choked with oversized adventure vehicles. Can I really be both?
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.
Can a relationship survive a grand adventure? That was the big question hanging over two novice sailors as they set out on a voyage off the coast of New England.
Jody Rosen combines his acuity as a pop-cultural critic and his passion for the bicycle in his new book ’Two Wheels Good: The History and Mystery of the Bicycle’
The reality show’s cast members are beginning to wrestle with their emotions as temperatures drop and food sources dwindle
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
Harnessing the power of the outdoors can make us better humans and put a positive dent in the world. These are stories about creating stronger communities, more fulfilling lives, and a healthier environment.
We caught up with two of RVing’s most seasoned pet parents for their best advice
Spot moose and wolves, wander old-growth spruce forest, and choose from more than 3,700 miles of hiking trails throughout the province
And what to do when your girlfriend won't hike with you but plans to hit the trails with her friend
In his inaugural column for Outside, the ‘Parks & Recreation’ star sounds off on Henry David Thoreau, emasculation, and bullying in the outdoors
Enjoy the best of Texas nature, wildlife, and parks on a luxury escape brought to you by H-E-B Field & Future products
The Wigudun Galu Association celebrates the ancestral gender diversity of their Indigenous territory
Dogs have always been man’s best friend, but these pups and their humans are taking it up a notch
Relationship dynamics in the outdoors are hard; getting out with friends can help
Expert tips on how to maintain a thriving career from an RV
The A-list actor is the voice of the new National Geographic documentary ’America the Beautiful,’ and we loved every minute
Every season, the survival reality TV show features a few bushcraft specialists who approach wilderness living with an artistic flair
The artist’s first-ever Web3 collection tells the story of his own journey into the outdoors
‘Fire of Love’ uses the archival footage from Katia and Maurice Krafft to tell the story of how they fell in love and pushed the boundaries of science and adventure
The 2022 Toyota Tundra has everything you need to get your gang out onto the water for a day of adventures
For his new PBS show, ‘America Outdoors,’ comedian and activist Baratunde Thurston connects us to our natural environments through the most interesting of creatures: humans.
Meet three anglers who are redefining the sport for the better
In HBO’s ‘Edge of the Earth,’ the Best Athletes Attempt the Craziest Feats in the Most Remote Places
The four-part Teton Gravity Research series, premiering this week, captures incredible footage of terrifying expeditions, but it succeeds because of the compelling human stories at its heart
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
In the summer of 2020, an anonymous artist who goes by the name of Roadside Senryu started installing road signs inscribed with poems, a joy for those driving past them and for communities nearby
You've spent ages preparing for a trip, but now it's right around the corner and you're having second thoughts
Another contestant heads home early after the reality show throws viewers a few curveballs
A beekeeping documentary, ‘Jurassic World: Dominion,’ and all things Obi Wan Kenobi
In the show's six episodes, host Baratunde Thurston takes viewers across the U.S. and has thoughtful, honest conversations with the people he meets about their relationships to the natural world
The loss of a big toenail sent Outside columnist Brendan Leonard into an existential crisis—but maybe not for the reason you think
More people outside has meant more rules for all of us—including what to do with our excrement
For 38 months, Rowlf brought love, slow meandering walks, and dog ice cream cones into writer Brendan Leonard's life. And now Rowlf is gone.
Casual cruisers. Gravel grinders. Mountain bikers. Road racers. Cement your relationship with your bike with great content, training plans, GPS maps, events, and films—all in one place.
Outdoor guides from across the globe told us their favorite fireside tales—prepare to be spooked and inspired