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Everyone has a Why. Our motivations are as varied as our backgrounds, and these passions are what powers adventures big and small.

Explore epic canyons, breathtaking sunsets, iconic history, and so much more

The Granite State has the right to bill hikers for the cost of their rescue, if officials deem them to be reckless in the outdoors

In ‘Missed Fortune,’ a series inspired by a story he wrote for Outside, host Peter Frick-Wright shines a spotlight on the fanatics who chased an eccentric art collector’s hidden riches at all costs

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

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

Can a relationship survive a grand adventure? That was the big question hanging over two novice sailors as they set out on a voyage off the coast of New England.

Harnessing the power of the outdoors can make us better humans and put a positive dent in the world. These are stories about creating stronger communities, more fulfilling lives, and a healthier environment.

The 40-year-old captain is taking the sailing world by storm, aiming to break dozens of records, including the fastest solo, nonstop circumnavigation of the globe

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Take life outdoors one level higher. Here’s how. 

You've spent ages preparing for a trip, but now it's right around the corner and you're having second thoughts

To commemorate Father’s Day, editors recall their favorite fishing trips, bike rides, and outdoor misadventures with dad

The Outside survival column returns with a shocking story from rural Massachusetts

From paddling a river during a forest fire to improvising a 62-mile trail run after a race cancellation, here are the most hilarious, heartwarming, and jaw-dropping outdoor meet-cutes gone right

Crashing, getting lost, or making a gear mistake is just part of trying a new outdoor activity

This Central American destination is the adventure traveler’s dream, from its jungle-covered peaks to a coastline dotted with more than 450 islands stretching across the world’s second-largest barrier reef. It’s also delightfully accessible (English is the official language and the dollar a main currency), culturally diverse, and home to historically significant Maya sites, creating a particular dynamism that's unique to the region

GPS units sometimes fail—you owe it to yourself to know how to use a trusty compass

Water weighs a lot, audiobooks weigh nothing, and more semi-philosophical tips to guide rookie trekkers to a strong finish

Professional climber Jonathan Siegrist shares the secrets to building strong hands

I took my dream job in a foreign place. I'm worried about leaving my local woods behind and connecting with a new landscape overseas. Help?

The short-radius turn is an advanced technique ideal for steeps and bumps. It’s also fun.

Wisdom gained by trying, and sometimes failing, to stay comfortable outdoors

The problem with current off-road EVs is that they’re anything but practical. So we dreamed up one that is.

If you don’t know how to ski, hire an instructor—not your significant other. It might just save your relationship.

After months of pandemic-induced isolation, one Vermont family dove headfirst into a 272-mile adventure

I’ve lived in a van for a year. It sucks, and now I’m ready to change things up.

On February 3rd, a moose charged and trampled Bridgett Watkins' dog team near Fairbanks, Alaska when they were on a training run to prepare for the Iditarod. Here's what happened in her words, as told to Blair Braverman.

After a driver struck and nearly killed me, I had to relearn how to walk. Hiking the trail outside my front door became a goal I never thought I’d achieve.

The pain I experience while thru-hiking draws me back to the present and makes me more aware of my privilege

Tim Leatherman’s invention was a runaway success. But until now, it’s never been the tool he intended.

The parks on this list span six continents and tens of millions of acres, offering excellent fodder for any nature-addicted international traveler looking to jump-start their wanderlust

California rescue aided by drone, Mikaela Shiffrin chases ski record, and turkey trot Strava art

Backpacking rule number one: pack enough to eat

Forest Fenn Treasure Hunter Banned, Sequoia National Park Reopens, ultrarunner meets rattler

The outdoor doofus was recently convicted of crimes he bragged about to ‘The New Yorker.’ So what’s an appropriate punishment?

Hidden spikes on a popular trail, a cancer survivor’s marathon return, and ducks on the run in New York City

Mountaineers recognized for ascents in Canada and Pakistan, as well as two lifelong alpinists, will receive awards later this month in France

Could racing a pedal-assisted mountain bike up the highest peak in the Northeast become cycling’s next great race?

With seven seasons of whitewater paddle guiding under her belt, Bronwyn is well-equipped for the challenge. But the other three teammates are nervous, and everyone goes for a swim in the frigid glacial waters at some point.

We combed the event for the most unique and badass builds

The outdoors are all around you, no matter where you live

Bus 142 spent 60 years sitting in the Alaskan backcountry and saw thousands of visitors before it ended up at the Museum of the North in Fairbanks. Now a team of conservators, students, and volunteers face the challenge ahead.

Have You Ever Considered Running In 13 Countries In One Day? Probably not. But Josh Sanders did. And then he tried it. With 15 friends.

Accidents on zip lines in Southeast Asia have left Western tourists with lifelong injuries. As adventure parks make their way across the Pacific and open in every U.S. state, the question to ask: Is anyone regulating them?

Professional vehicle dwellers share their tips for making the most out of life on the road

We bet you've never heard of some of these dog breeds

During the Great Flood of 2011, the Mississippi was an unleashed monster, with deadly currents and a flow rate that could fill the Superdome in less than a minute. Defying government orders, Delta native W. Hodding Carter and two wet-ass pals canoed 300 miles from Memphis to Vicksburg—surfing the crest, watching wildlife cope with the rising tide and assessing 75 years of levee building.

Every hour of every day, behemoth container ships cruise the highways of ocean commerce, loaded with stereos and lobster and plastic air fresheners. And during the winter storm season, massive waves from out of nowhere can wreck these arks of global trade.

Before the rains, before the winds, before the tens of thousands of missing and dead, Patrick Symmes sneaked into Myanmar's secret capital, where the military rules from a sun-baked plain, guided by the forecasts of astrologers. A report from the last flight out of a shuttered nation, where, even hours before Cyclone Nargis hit, nobody had a clue.