After suffering a brutal accident while on a kite-skiing expedition expedition in Patagonia, Jim Harris’s painstaking recovery took a sudden leap forward when he had an experience with magic mushrooms

The 2015 halfpipe world champion was buried by a slide while backcountry skiing near Tsugaike Mountain Resort

Monique Parmalee—best known as “Pua Mata” on the U.S. mountain-bike scene—was also a mother of two. She was struck and killed by a motorcyclist on Wednesday.

Dynamic pricing—charging more when demand is high—is to blame for the $309 single-day lift ticket at this resort

A 29-year-old Colorado man was sentenced to 40 hours of community service in connection with the death of 72-year-old Ron LeMaster

‘Eulogy of A Steep Skier,’ from Norrøna, captures some of Nikolai Schirmer’s biggest runs and give viewers the chance to get to know him and the team

Paul Baugher, the global expert in tree-well suffocation, offers safety tips for skiing deep snow

Why people keep running into trouble on the highest peak in Los Angeles County

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In 1976, Nanda Devi Unsoeld, the daughter of legendary alpinist Willi Unsoeld, died while climbing the massive Indian peak for which she was named. Decades later, friends, family, and surviving expedition members offer new insights into what went wrong during this controversial adventure, shedding light on an enigmatic young woman who lived without limits.

Shiffrin notched her 83rd World Cup victory by winning Tuesday’s Giant Slalom race in Kronplatz, Italy

The Wisconsin native had just climbed Aguja Guillaumet in Patagonia when she was trapped by a storm

Luke Shepardson took a break from the lifeguard chair to win the Eddie Aikau Big Wave Invitational

Los Padres National Forest received 100 percent of its annual rainfall over the past 30 days. Now, roads, campgrounds, and trails are shuttered due to flooding and erosion.

How did one of the best young bike racers in the country wind up dead in an Austin apartment? Our writer unravels the tangled story of a crime that shocked the world.

This unlikely climbing crew hasn't let age stop them from having a good time. In fact, some things are better than ever. We asked them how they do it.

‘Skamtinden,’ from Norrøna, captures one of Nikolai Schirmer’s biggest runs and gives viewers the chance to get to know him and the team

A mother and her one-year-old son died after being mauled in the coastal town of Wales

We are often quick to criticize those who perish outdoors. The author believes we should approach these tragedies with more compassion.

The Vans Triple Crown of Surfing event asks surfers to submit video clips of their best waves. Is the new format a success or a wipeout?

Nállangáisi captures some of Nikolai Schirmer’s biggest runs and give viewers the chance to get to know him and the team

Seacliff State Beach near Santa Cruz, California, felt the wrath of Mother Nature last week. These photos show the full extent of the damage.

This year’s white winter in the Sierra Nevada could create dangerous conditions along the iconic trail in the spring and summer

Snow levels at the California ski resort have already surpassed the 2021–22 mark—and it’s only January

The American Alpine Club has chosen a new title for its annual honor, which was previously named after mountaineering pioneers Robert L.H. and Miriam Underhill

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It’s been a challenging season thus far for ski resorts in the Northeast

The American tied Lindsey Vonn’s record of 82 career World Cup wins—the most by a woman. She’s now just four away from Ingemar Stenmark’s all-time mark.

Two stranded hikers survived a night in the wilderness after illicit explosives grounded a helicopter

Marcio “Mad Dog” Freire perished Thursday while tow-in surfing at the famed break

Massive swells are flooding coastal communities and demolishing coastal structures in Northern California, and making for good surfing further south.

Winter sports are out of reach for most kids across the country. These nonprofits are trying to change that.

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Time spent outside and human-powered fun are what this region of the Florida Keys is all about

Officials say the annual tradition is good for aquatic ecosystems

Across America, youth-centered nonprofits are reshaping the face of the environmental movement

La Fuerza de la Gravedad in Spain was given an original grade of 5.14a

A new state law boost the budget for lifesaving crews and grants legal protections to volunteer rescuers

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Explore Marathon’s beaches and coral barrier reefs, and meet the locals working to protect them

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Long-distance hikers love to reach towns and binge. I temporarily gave up the cycle, and maybe it changed my life.

Max Nerurkar, mountain biker and artist, shows the similarities between his town passions in ‘Making Marks’

The king of the Tour de France’s green jersey may be at a crossroads in his career

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The climbing great runs a few times a week to improve his endurance on the crag

The author imagines a lineup of wants and needs suited for a life spent at the crag

After losing her father on September 11, 2001, Sierra Schlag navigates grief and depression and explores her identity as a Japanese-American

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The stresses of everyday life give way to island vibes when you venture to the Village of Islands in the Florida Keys

Ten of the world’s best amateur riders battle it out for a pro contract from Orbea Bikes and a $30,000 prize purse

A new bike advocacy group is asking cyclists to deflate the tires on SUVs. Eben Weiss believes there’s a better way to push for safe streets.

A man was rappelling by himself when he fell 30 feet. Officials believe he could have been saved if lifesaving crews had reached him sooner.

An experienced 59-year-old hiker died after falling from 2,865-foot Mount Willard

They were there to explore the Callaghan Valley and talk about one of the biggest issues in the outdoor industry: inclusivity

Cautionary tales from the official journal of the Wilderness Medical Society

This bruin’s journey across four states is a reminder that hikers and campers should be extra careful with food and trash

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The inaugural Destination Defender event celebrated the winners of the Defender Service Awards—and treated hundreds of Land Rover enthusiasts to a weekend of outdoor adventure, education, and family fun

Escaping the craziness of the season to head into the wild can sound amazing—right up until that overnight snowstorm crushes your tent.

Wndr Alpine’s new film captures the joy, energy, and creativity that comes with being in the outdoors

Buyers snapped up 476 items found in Fenn’s chest in an online auction

Ten of the world’s best amateur riders battle it out for a pro contract from Orbea Bikes and a $30,000 prize purse

River Barry’s quick thinking likely saved the jumper’s life after he crashed into a cliffside near Moab, Utah

A federal judge convicted Jeffrey M. Johnson for operating a paid guided tour without a permit in a national park

Nathaniel Masahi Takatsuno, 22, fell about 200 feet on El Cajon Mountain

Wolves in Colorado should benefit both humans and the ecosystem, but can they survive the culture war?

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Get ready for your best winter ever with tips from these cold-weather experts

Frozen Dead Guy Days can entertain revelers with party games inspired by the horror film

Three figures are working to initiate change in public-lands leadership after four years of decline and mismanagement under the previous administration

The Norwegian mountaineer explains why women deserve equal support on the world’s highest mountains

Donziger was released from two years of house arrest in 2022, the latest wrinkle in his decades-long fight for justice in the Amazon rainforest

Perry’s time for a self-supported trek on the trail nearly broke the best mark for a supported effort

In a candid interview, Gu discusses her Olympic triumph, the criticism she faced for competing for China, and how she’s trying to maintain the normal life of a first-year college student

The group of scientists and adventurers gained valuable knowledge about climate change’s impact on ice in the Weddell Sea, and did additional research on weather, navigation, and marine engineering

Co-founder of the Outdoorist Oath, Pattie Gonia discusses the importance of outdoor joy

Expedition leader Philip Henderson takes us inside the first all-Black mission to climb Mount Everest, and explains why the group’s work didn’t end when they returned to Base Camp

Van Vleuten dominated the 2022 pro cycling season, which culminated with her victory at the inaugural Tour de France Femmes

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