Outside Podcast

Adventures in Audio

Feb 25, 2021

“It Was a Way to Keep His Spirit Alive”

When an avalanche killed Caroline Gleich’s brother, it didn’t end her pro skiing dreams. But it did change her approach to the mountains.

Feb 18, 2021

Buried Alive—and Running Out of Time

The desperate race to save a skier who disappeared under an avalanche

Feb 11, 2021

A Climbing Disaster Interrupted by a Love Story

Sometimes our darkest moments create the best kind of magic

Feb 2, 2021

The Pure Joy of Bionic Skiing

A revolutionary robotic device is opening up all kinds of new possibilities in the mountains

Jan 27, 2021

A Veteran Surfer’s Big-Wave Nightmare

When a massive swell surprised author William Finnegan, he was left with only one option: paddle for his life

Jan 20, 2021

How a Surfer Survived Being Stranded in the Open Sea

What does it take to get through the worst-case scenario? A very special combination of physical and mental strength.

Jan 14, 2021

Why Learning a New Skill Is So Good for You

A journalist's efforts at reinvention reveal a surprising truth: developing new abilities is one of the most life-enhancing things we can do

Dec 24, 2020

Inside Emily Harrington's Triumph on El Capitan

The climber talks about the scary falls that actually enabled her to make it to the top of Yosemite's iconic big wall

Dec 17, 2020

Life Lessons from Elite Explorers

'MeatEater' host Steven Rinella and adventure photographer Krystle Wright on the experiences that changed them

Dec 9, 2020

Tim Cook on Health and Fitness

Apple’s CEO says technology can help us lead healthier, more balanced lives—but we also need to learn how to ignore our screens