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July/August 2022

A can’t-miss guide to outdoor cooking, the national parks crowding crisis, gear up for the apocalypse, Cheryl Strayed and the ‘Wild’ hike that changed everything, “The Call of the Candy-Ass” by Nick Offerman, and does positive self-talk make you faster?

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Two hikers go head to head on the best carryall for a walk in the woods

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.

Western national parks like Yellowstone, Zion, and Joshua Tree are among our most iconic, but it’s the journeys road-tripping in between them that provide the greatest opportunities for adventure. From Montana to Southern California, here’s how to make the most of this itinerary and avoid the crowds.

How a satellite communicator helps me tamp down panic in the wilderness

From the perfect cooler to the best bug-repelling candle, we’ve rounded up our favorite products that make picnicking a breeze

Put down those soggy, freeze-dried go-to’s and dig into these delicious recs from Outside staffers

Durable outdoor cooking utensil? Yes. But to me, this century-old Griswold also symbolizes much more.

Ashley Rodriguez, host of the ‘Kitchen Unnecessary’ YouTube show, shares her favorite tricks for creating delicious meals outside

Hosting a little backyard get-together? These editor-approved items will make entertaining easy—and have your guests wondering where you got them.

The Leungs love to cook creatively in the wild. Here’s how they do it.

Leave the fancy fixings and bar tools at home

The legendary chef runs restaurants on three continents and has perfected the art of cooking over an open flame. We joined him in Patagonia to ask: What’s next?

In his inaugural column for Outside, the ‘Parks & Recreation’ star sounds off on Henry David Thoreau, emasculation, and bullying in the outdoors

Brian Boland was a prolific creator of handcrafted hot-air balloons who set distance and altitude records all over the world. But on July 15, 2021, during a routine outing with a family in Vermont, things went dramatically wrong. Sarah Schweitzer examines Boland’s eccentric and adventurous life, and finds out what happened on his fateful last flight.

People develop sensitivities to just about everything these days, but can you really be allergic to frigid temperatures? Our writer takes us on a wild—and potentially life threatening—journey to find out.

New research explores whether the performance-boosting effects of positive self-talk can be attributed to more than just the absence of negativity

With fabrics created from alga, graphene, and copper, and hoodies built to last a hundred years, two British ad men are creating the apparel and gear of the future

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Savory backcountry eats. Camping meals that really impress. Chefs who inspire. And the perfect tools to help you create a mouthwatering feast after a day of adventure.

GALLERY ARTICLEs


When fair weather draws folks outdoors, the food vendors of Brooklyn cater to every taste. Here’s what New Yorkers were munching on this spring.

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