Outside Podcast

Adventures in Audio

Nov 18, 2020

How BASE Jumping Saved Jeb Corliss's Life

He survived multiple crash landings that should have killed him. But as Corliss sees it, risking everything was the only way to live.

Nov 11, 2020

Latria Graham’s Love Letter to Black Adventurers

Her essays on the challenges African Americans face in the outdoors spurred an outpouring of questions from readers. This is her response.

Nov 5, 2020

How a Fight Over Trees Transformed American Politics

Today’s battles over climate change and fracking share a common origin: the timber wars of the Pacific Northwest

Oct 29, 2020

A Snowboarder's Quest to Get Out the Vote

Jeremy Jones, the king of freeriding, wants to unleash the political might of the 50 million Americans who love our natural playgrounds

Oct 22, 2020

The Climbers Speaking Up About Eating Disorders

Elite athletes Kai Lightner and Beth Rodden endured similar challenges. Now they want to help change the culture of the sport.

Oct 14, 2020

How the Pandemic Is Teaching Us to Listen to Nature

Chris Watson, the field recordist for David Attenborough’s films, says this is a rare opportunity to discover the sounds of our world

Oct 7, 2020

A First-Time Hunter Gets a Lesson from #WomenWhoHunt

An urban food writer chases deer in the backcountry with two of Instagram’s female hunting stars—and comes home transformed

Oct 1, 2020

Changing How You Breathe Could Change Your Life

Journalist James Nestor explains how humans started breathing wrong—and why relearning this lost art is so transformative

Sep 24, 2020

A Harebrained Dream of Building a Cabin in the Woods

Two friends abandoned promising careers to pursue a bold adventure. It went terribly wrong—but also right.

Sep 17, 2020

What We Really Know About Life in Outer Space

A serious exploration of a topic that a lot of people don't take seriously