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Nominate Your Adventure Disaster


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Ever get stranded on a trip to South America? Attacked by baboons in Africa? Capsized in the ocean after hitting a whale? Maced by your own bear-protection pepper spray? We want to hear about your worst-case scenario for an upcoming issue. The stories don’t have to be just survival stories, either; they can be any ridiculously awful situation you've found yourself—one in which we’ve probably all found ourselves—in the wild. Send in your stories at sothereiwas@outsidemag.com. They just might make it in the magazine

So There I Was…


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