Find balance: how to reboot your schedule, beat stress, and live your best life. Plus: Jessie Diggins and the quest for Olympic gold, an insider’s guide to Mexico, the mysterious world of truffle hunters, and the one expedition that haunts Mark Jenkins most.
Casual fits for the office, gym, and everywhere in between
Choosing the right puffy is challenging. We’re here to help.
I want to thru-hike part of the AT or PCT, but I’m the main caregiver in my household
Outside’s ethics guru on how to be both a responsible pet owner and an environmental steward
Mark Jenkins chose to skip a risky adventure with his friends. Twenty-five years later, he’s still haunted by what happened in his absence.
Why is taking an hour off so difficult?
Water-cooler chat? Make an appointment.
Instagram makes it look so easy
Old habits are hard to break
The world of fitness is always changing—for better and for worse. Here, we’ve focused on the bright side, spotlighting five faces in the health and wellness scene that are pushing for inclusivity, justice, and kindness, toppling old conventions to make their own.
Can’t we all use a daily steam at the office?
In the past two years, Americans have become disenchanted with work, leading to major strikes and what is being called the Great Resignation. But what if there was a better way? This writer went looking for that ever elusive work-life balance, learning how to get outside more and stress less.
And faced my fear of the ocean to boot
Organizations around the world are helping refugees feel welcome via wilderness immersions—and with a record number of displaced people, this movement couldn’t come at a better time
When travel resumed in early 2021, Americans in droves headed south of the border, with most opting for popular tourist meccas. But why follow the masses when you can explore wild corners of the country few others visit? We rounded up 18 ways to do just that—and to support local economies while you’re at it.
Four years ago, the Minnesota phenom won historic Olympic gold in cross-country skiing, alongside Kikkan Randall. She was just getting going.
All over America’s ancient eastern mountains, there’s an organism that lives underground, tethered to tree roots, waiting to be hunted. It’s among the world’s rarest and most expensive foods, and it grows in a wide range of conditions. But there’s only one guy in the country who really knows how to find it. Rowan Jacobsen joins him in the search for the Appalachian truffle.
In his new documentary, Max Lowe, son of the late climbing legend, explores his father’s high-profile death and the family drama that ensued
Long a popular tourist destination, Lesotho’s Afriski Mountain Resort is slowly gaining traction with local residents, too