Outside Magazine, July 2017



Ramble On: Inspired by iconic American long trails, a new generation of pioneers are creating paths for hikers and bikers the world over.

Rise of the Machines: With advanced gadgets and connectivity, the backyard barbecue has entered the 21st century.

Sunrise to Sunset: The North Shore's newest food fad was started by three brothers from Kauai.


The God Dimension: Athletes are turning to meditation and mindfulness for a performance boost, but neuroscience shows that it's the true believers who are finding that higher gear—through prayer.

Behind the Bike: Despite the chronic doping scandals, pro cycling has a lot to teach us about fitness.


Know When to Fold 'Em: A celebrated origami boat gets a crucial upgrade.

Down and Dirty: Tear across and trail, whatever your style with these trail running shoes.


Outside's Best Towns 2017

Big Ideas from the Best Towns in the U.S.A


Did Airbnb Kill the Mountain Town?: Living the dream has never been easy in the West's most beloved adventure hamlets

Uphill. Downhill. I Like That: Clever, goofy, charismatic, and fast, two-time world champion Peter Sagan may never win the Tour de France (he's not a climber), but he just might be the star who saves bike racing.

Into the Wyld: The women of Wylder Goods had a big dream: to create the world's first outdoor-gear retailer for women, bust into an industry overrun by bros, and save the planet. All in four not-so-easy steps.