From miles out in the storm-ravaged Chesapeake Bay, the Tangier Island crab boat radioed a mayday, then fell silent. Fellow skippers from this lonely and legendary speck of land rallied to save the two-man crew. God willing, they’d get there in time.
This is the trailer for Redd a film about an all-female group of horsepackers traveling 900 miles over endangered salmon habitats.
Even if you’re not planning on climbing Denali, you can still learn some backcountry best practices from these mountaineering incidents
In 1869, John Wesley Powell led nine men and four boats on the first documented descent through the Grand Canyon. As is made clear in this excerpt from 'The Promise of the Grand Canyon,' it was a hell of a challenge.
Dozens of climbers were forced to turn back just shy of the summit after their oxygen regulators failed suddenly
Since 1997 there have been four attempts at a first kayaking descent of British Columbia’s Klinaklini River, none have been successful.
A new study has reignited the contentious debate about what led to the explorer's demise in 1912
David Grann’s New Yorker story about a doomed Antarctic adventurer was a spellbinding read. But as he—and Outside—seem to forget, other people had already done what Worsley was trying to pull off.
Students in the Extreme Polar Training course, a two-week freeze-fest held near the Arctic Circle on Canada's Baffin Island, learn how to live in Earth's coldest conditions. Still, nothing really prepares you for 72 hours of a sled-pulling, pathfinding ordeal on a skinny pair of skis.
Last winter, the author ventured to the tundra with an extreme tour company promising the ultimate digital renewal—ten days living with nomadic reindeer herders in one of the planet’s last remaining off-the-grid dark spots. Is it really possible to totally unplug?
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