"I fell in love with cycling while watching the Tour each year with my father. When he was dying last summer, it became so much more than just the world's biggest bike race."

Spearfishing for Mark Healey is mostly about “observing and trying to be a noninvasive part of that environment.”

A group of LGBTQ+ mountaineers set a goal to summit Mount Hood and bring inclusivity into the outdoor community

A self-supported bike and ski tour with 200 pounds of dehydrated food in tow and 14 days to complete the route

If you can get past the lack of creature comforts, spending a night outside might be one of the most rewarding things you do

Jordan Cannon found the courage to share his true self in an unlikely place: on the face of Yosemite’s El Capitan, with his hero

The later moon missions didn’t grab as much attention as the first landing in 1969, but they had something very cool on the gear front: the lunar rover, a lightweight go-kart that gave crews unmatched mobility on another world

With endless rain and a half-drowned camera, all Jack Davies and his friends could do was laugh at the type-two fun

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Whether you want to fish, float, or just relax, add these destinations to your water-adventure hit list

Through Get It in Cyclists, Anthony Carter is doing the work of bringing young cyclists of all abilities into the sport

Whether you’re just dipping your toe in the water or pushing the outer limits of adventure sports, you can use this handbook for decades to come. Enjoy technical tips and words of wisdom from the pros, ranging from ways to stay warm while cold-weather camping to nurturing the inspiration to get out there every day.

All the essentials for crushing long days on the trail

Why reaching outdoor nirvana means journeying far from the beaten path

Our writer, a lifelong surfer, tries to find out

Having a disability and staging epic adventures can go hand in hand. You just have to be willing to ask for a little help.

Despite their differences, climbing’s most famous besties get along because they share the same convictions, support each other’s harebrained schemes, and, of course, engage in some good-natured smack talk

It took me months of cold, scary failure to learn how to roll my boat in the open ocean. The effort taught me that barriers to outdoor proficiency, no matter how daunting, can be overcome if you don’t give up.

After a year of isolation, the small community of Yakutat reconnects among the waves

Deschutes National Forest offers year-round adventure to a wide variety of outdoor enthusiasts

But there’s still hope if we start managing water differently and addressing climate change, both of which are making dry spells more extreme

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From the right tires for the terrain to proper trail etiquette, here’s everything you need to know

Our ethics columnist on the right and wrong way to share the trail this summer

Hiking remains a rare modern opportunity to be stunned by the unknown. Don’t spoil it by obsessing over a bunch of YouTube videos.

Mark Healey grew up on the island of Oahu, where there are two directions: toward the land and toward the sea

You might think that British Columbia’s oldest forests are protected from commercial interests. You’re wrong.

Join L. Blount as she pushes her boundaries and tries an Oru Kayak for her first time

Mason Earle was scaling iconic rock faces when he was diagnosed with a chronic illness. Now he faces his greatest test of endurance.

Climate change is melting the glaciers and permafrost of the Mont Blanc massif, revealing crystals hidden in pockets once covered in snow. Simon Akam tagged along on an expedition with one of the area’s most legendary hunters, a daring French alpinist who completes dangerous climbs to discover specimens worth tens of thousands of dollars.

If you're just getting started on the trails, don't be overwhelmed. This 101 guide breaks down where to go, what to wear, and everything you need to know to stay safe and have fun out there.

 Mabon wants to take responsibility for humankind’s gluttony for plastic products

A few choice words on how to not be an A-hole on the trail

Competence wins, as Biden’s Interior Secretary acts to protect America’s last great wilderness

After 21 ultrarunners died in a trail race in May, the Chinese government responded dramatically, and many are worried about the future of the adventure sports boom that’s been taking place there

Here’s how President Biden plans to address climate change, pollution, and public lands in the greatest detail we’ve seen so far

Dispersed camping is getting less dispersed. Our ethics columnist weighs in on whether you need to share.

The trendsetters and trailblazers reimagining the outside world

To really understand the outer limits of dehydration, you need to listen to the remarkable story of Pablo Valencia

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Follow Timothy Olson as he attempts to set the fastest known time on the Pacific Crest Trail

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From high-alpine tracks to technical mountain traverses and gravel countryside roads, here’s where to ride in the Gunnison Valley.

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Whether you’re looking to ditch your car, haul kids or cargo, or simply add some oomph to your next mountain, road, or gravel bike, there's a perfect e-bike for your lifestyle

Want to go on a vehicle-based adventure this summer? Here’s where to head, what vehicle to take, and how to stay safe and comfortable while you’re out there.

We need more access to public lands. Reclaiming damaged landscapes like old mines and former nuclear sites can be a powerful part of the answer.

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