Outside Magazine, June 2015
The best stories aren't just on paper anymore. Our (totally subjective) ranking assembles the millenium's 33 best new classics.
The oceans are in serious trouble, creating a tough question for consumers: Should I eat wild fish, farmed fish, or no fish at all? The author, a longtime student of marine environments, dove into an amazing new world of ethical harvesters, renegade farmers, and problem-solving scientists. The result: your guide to sustainably enjoying nature's finest source of protein.
Beat the crowds and head for fresh climbing, mountain-biking, and chill-out spots within easy driving distance of eight burgs
When François Guenot vanished last summer on a wild and remote Alaskan coastline, many in the state dismissed him as yet another unprepared greenhorn. But a revelatory road trip with François's father and brother revealed he was something special: a tough, soulful wanderer whose story resonates with the grand traditions of the American outdoors.
Angry hikers are setting up booby traps on popular trails to scare off cyclists. Is segregation the answer?
Want to crush it on NBC's hit show? Be a rock jock.
Forever Alive, Forever Forward
Not since Into the Wild's Chris McCandless has a disappearance in Alaska resonated so far. François Guenot, who vanished last summer, was more than just another lost soul. By Brendan Borrell
The New Adventure Library
In the age of GoPro, viral video, and blockbuster documentaries, the best stories aren't just on paper anymore. Our (totally subjective) ranking assembles the millennium's new classics. By Abe Streep
Miami's triathletes, paddlers, and mountain bikers bring the heat in this surprising adventure mecca. By Meaghen Brown
First Look: Why Chris Davenport, who this month wraps up a nine-year project to ski the highest 100 peaks in Colorado, is the best athlete you've never heard of.
Covet: Updates of classic kicks.
Media: Climbers take on American Ninja Warrior.
Drink: Mexico's craft-beer scene is en fuego.
Feuds: Hikers are resorting to sabotage in their fight with mountain bikers over trail access.
Weekend Escapes: Beat the heat this summer and head for fresh climbing, mountain-biking, and chill-out spots within easy driving distance of New York City, Atlanta, and six other sweltering burgs.
Adventure Hub: Getting high in Leadville, Colorado.
Performance Nutrition: It's just lunch, right? Not so fast. What and when you eat can mean the difference between optimum fuel and food coma. In the second installment of our three-part series, eight athletes make the most of the trickiest meal of the day.