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Each year, Big City Mountaineers changes thousands of kids’ lives by bringing them on their first outdoor adventures. You can make it happen for another.

Long-distance rowing is steadily gaining popularity, but that doesn’t mean the sport is safe

The Australian pro is using the ride to raise funds for the family of Kangangi, who died in August while racing the Vermont Overland gravel race

The tragedy is a reminder to be careful when using camping stoves in enclosed areas

People keep falling into outdoor latrines while rescuing lost phones. Our editors list the belongings they would fish out of an outdoor crapper—and which ones they’d leave behind.

Founder Aliya Barnwell explains how her youth cycling camp teaches kids how to love riding in the Big Apple

The proposed eight-mile lift would alleviate ski traffic in Little Cottonwood Canyon and bring visitors to Snowbird and Alta resorts

Harrowing flooding in eastern Kentucky offers a window into what climate change will—and does—look like

Tucked away near the border of Luxembourg and Germany lies a river that’s home to wild brown trout. It’s a great place to fly fish, but it’s more than that to the people who spend time on the river and in its nearby forests. Kristallklar, a film by Simon…

Your guide to all-things Long Trail for your upcoming thru-hike

Barrett was charged following an investigation by the U.S. Park Service

Locals, visitors, and surfers especially were all stoked at the prospect of experiencing the rare south swell on its way from Tahiti. But for the lifeguards on duty, it meant rip currents, broken boards, and, as it turned out, an insane number of people in the water who needed a helping hand.

The 20-mile ridgeline covers over 12,000 vertical feet and overlooks the Austrian city of Innsbruck

Peter Sagan leaks what it is really like to be in a competitive peloton.

Every wonder what pro cyclists make? Here's a breakdown of the top 2022 cycling salaries.

A mare named Oriana is lucky to be alive after a terrifying tumble down a ravine in Oregon

Kangangi was in the United States to participate in multiple off-road events with his Team Amani squad

Check out this video of the 24-year-old American climbing “Alphane” outside Chironico

When mountaineer Nirmal “Nims” Purja climbed K2 this year, he and his fellow climbers stumbled onto rancid food, tattered tents, and piles of human waste

Wertz, who stands at almost seven feet tall, recently found his love and talent for gravel racing. Now he’s putting his skills to the test.

Lessons learned during a stroll through London’s narrow streets and soaring parks

Behold, direct satellite-to-phone connectivity “anywhere you can see the sky”

How to do it, why it matters, and where to find birds

This is the seventh episode of ‘Kelly Slater: Lost Tapes,’ an 11-part series with behind-the-scenes footage of the surfer’s career

The longtime pro surfer and adventurer endured massive swells and perilous weather on his 2,400-mile voyage from California to Hawaii—all in a 20-foot survival craft

Check out a fresh perspective of the world’s highest peak

Rescuers say Jetal Agnihotri, 29, died after being swept away by flash floods on Friday

This proves easier said than done when he’s hit with a back injury and faces tough competition in Jeffreys Bay, South Africa

Contributor Megan Starich discovered that her outdoor passion wasn't the key to recovery. Slow, uncomfortable, and often nonlinear healing was.

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By some measures, Jenny Bruso’s advocacy for body inclusivity in the outdoors has been a wild success. But she says the fight has barely begun.

Don’t whack a golf ball off one either, or chuck a Frisbee, or do anything else that jeopardizes the safety of your fellow hikers

Public-health crises are greatly helped by accurate numbers. Why can’t we get a true count of heat deaths?

Zion National Park, Carlsbad Caverns, and areas around Moab, Utah, were inundated by water after heavy rainfall pummeled the U.S. Southwest

With the energy from the fans comes more pressure, and Slater must fight to stay focused

Park Service officials believe the human remains are connected to a death that occurred near the Abyss Pool hot springs on July 31

The region is known for its powerful surf, sweeping wineries, and stunning vistas

A group of researchers from University of California at Irvine investigated the link between SAR incidents, park visitation, and Twitter posts. Their conclusions could inform how hikers portray their own adventures—and view those of others—online.

When retired art dealer Forrest Fenn hid a chest full of a million dollars’ worth gold, rubies, and diamonds in the Rocky Mountains, he sent thousands on a journey of desperation

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In the third episode of ‘Kelly Slater: Lost Tapes,’ Slater travels to Bali where he learns some sad news about his friend

Guides and rescue personnel are trying to understand the disasters that occurred on the volcanic peaks of Carihuairazo, Cayambe, and Illiniza Sur over the weekend

New Zealand student Anna Parsons broke nearly every major bone in her body in a fall in Yosemite National Park

We’ve collected tales about curious mountain lions, amorous warthogs, hardworking beavers, and more from our adventures in the wild

Western Rewilding Network calls for replacing livestock grazing on public lands with protected habitat for two of the most controversial wild species

The distance runner shaved more than two hours off the JMT’s previous fastest time

While preparing for the championship tour, Slater finds the time to meet with young surfers and inspire their surf dreams

Leading cross-country bike tours was supposed to be the ultimate escape from the monotony of normal life. Instead it was a kind of torture.

On Thursday, they finished the last leg of the triple crown, but they’re not done yet

Footage follows Slater as he travels the world, prepares for competitions, and connects with this community in Australia

On Sunday night, British hiker Josh Perry decimated the trail’s long-standing self-supported records after chasing Timothy Olson’s 2021 time

‘Subsistence 2’ explores the beauty of this coastal region

Bigfoot seems to pop up in a lot of places, but he sure is elusive when it comes to having his photo taken.

From local favorites to tourist must-dos, these trails are the best of America's Finest City

Two men defaced the popular Moran Point overlook, and photographers caught them in the act

The 36-year-old Norwegian is already ahead of Nims Purja’s schedule on the 14 peaks. She tells us her mission is to prove that high-altitude expeditions aren’t just a man’s game.

In the third episode, climbers Emily Harrington and Adrian Ballinger ascend Kyrgyzstan’s Pik Slesova. The publicity around the expedition has shed light on the complexities of reporting big-wall attempts.

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With accommodations, dining and activities for the whole family included, how could skiing get any easier?

The compromise offsets climate spending with big wins for oil and gas, too

A group of high school sophomores set off on what was supposed to be a grand climb. Instead, it became one of the deadliest alpine disasters in North American history.

Officials at California’s Redwood National Park say visitors have caused damage to the tree and its surroundings

Americans Josh Wharton and Vince Anderson completed the first integral ascent and first free ascent of the Italian route “Suerte” on 20,100-foot Peruvian peak Jirishanca

After decades of sticking to tradition, the Tour de France is trying out new things. Articles editor Fred Dreier has seven ideas for the race that, admittedly, may not be ready for prime time.

A 22-year-old man participating in an outdoor educator course was killed by a lightning strike in the Absaroka Mountains on Tuesday evening

Driven by closures and new parking rules, Colorado’s highest peaks saw a precipitous drop in hiker visits from 2020 to 2021

Greg and Julie Welch were relaxing at their campsite in Minnesota’s Boundary Waters when a tiny fire in a nearby bog suddenly exploded into a massive blaze that began racing toward them

Communication can be the difference between life and death in mountaineering. Climbers Scott Lehmann and Shayna Unger know that as well as anyone.

The Flash Finish flash mob in Boulder, Colorado, gave everyday runners and cyclists a jolt of motivation to keep getting outside

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Running solo is one of the best ways to wind down after a long day. Here’s how to feel safe and confident doing it.

Sean Allen, 38, went missing in mid-July after hiking alone. Friends remember him as driven and “very calm in the mountains.”

Best of the Tour de France Femmes avec Zwift

Watch as Annemiek van Vleuten and the peloton take on the final kilometer in the eighth and final stage of the 2022 Tour de France Femmes avec Zwift

We’re not putting our heads in the sand. But there are reasons to be hopeful and things everyone can do in the face of unprecedented change.

These climbers paddled down the drought-stricken waterway looking for big walls and challenging ascents. They found both.

The Colorado Craig Interagency Hotshot Crew spends their summers fighting fires in places like California and Montana

The “Savage Mountain” saw its busiest day ever earlier this week, as more than 100 climbers reached the summit

With inflation on the rise, I scrapped plans for another long summer hike. On little daily walks through South Dakota’s Black Hills, I’ve rediscovered the surprise and delight of getting back to basics.

Long-standing rules for how we do our business in the wilderness are changing in a very big way—and it’s about time