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Fantasy cycling is here. Get in on it by checking our July issue for a look at the odds for this year's Tour de France stars, then go to…

The Tour de France starts today. Check out the video above, from Versus, to see what went down last year, which directly affects the dynamics of the peloton this year. Keep checking the blog for daily video updates…

The Tour de France starts tomorrow, July 3. Watch this video, from Versus, to see who and what should be on your radar this year. Keep checking the blog for daily video updates from Versus and analysis from…

One of life’s simple pleasures is undoubtedly snow falling on a tent while you’re dozing inside, enveloped in a cozy, warm, down cocoon. And, oh, how quickly that pleasure turns to pain when the tent is perched at 6,300 meters (20,669 feet) and the snow is being…

NRDC put out this video on the spill featuring surfer Laird Hamilton and volleyball star Gabrielle Reece. The two recently visited the Gulf of Mexico and spoke about how they reacted to the…

  Courtesy of paul-simpson.org on Flickr. The third stage of this year's Tour de France has riders spooked. Reuters reports that approximately 8 miles of the 133-mile stretch between Wanze and Arenberg-Porte de Hainaut are paved with…

Lance Armstrong versus Alberto Contador, a battle royale. Their rivalry started during the 2009 Tour de France, when it became clear both men were vying for the ultimate win, despite being on the…

The Tour de France is only days away. Check out the video above, from Versus, about Lance Armstrong's chances for nabbing the yellow jersey again in 2010. Watch our blog for upcoming analyses…

We've been making the most of our stop in southwestern Haiti. We dabbled in the local array of river mouths and reef breaks, until the waves went flat. We ditched our surfboards and decided to check out a mini cove that looked like a set from Peter…

U.S. Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps will compete this October in the inaugural Mission Hills Star Trophy Pro-Am golf tournament on China's Hainan Island, according to Reuters. The tournament, scheduled for October 28-31,…

Wednesday will be a big day for soccer in America. After Team USA faces off with Algeria at 10 a.m. EST with a chance to advance out of the first round, New York City will play host to the most star-studded pickup game all year, the third annual…

It's not until I wake up in an unfamiliar bed that the reality of being somewhere different really sets in. And nothing says good morning in Haiti like getting out of bed with a thick layer of sweat already coating your body. A far cry away from…

The fly-fishing season is upon us. If you've been entertaining the notion of getting to a river to partake, we're all for that. And if you're a newbie who has no clue where to begin, we've got you covered. Here are five pieces of essential advice for beginner fly-fishermen…

Welcome to our definitive list of the players who have the best chance to make a name for themselves in the 2010 World Cup. (We did a similar list months ago, but injuries and…

8:30 a.m. The pit, in and of itself, was inconclusive. When pressured with the kind of force that would represent a skier executing a silky smooth jump turn, a layer did, in fact, release, but it wasn’t the kind of sheer that shrinks your cojones and sends you tiptoeing…

Outside in Aspen: Kayaking With Jesse Coombs and Chris Korbulic from Outside Magazine on Vimeo. At last weekend’s Outside in Aspen weekend, attendees had the chance to go out and kayak, cycle, climb, and hike with some of the…

From the air, I could tell that things had changed. Fields of blue and white tarps now inundated the tropical landscape of Haiti. But even more so than the landscape transforming into collapsed buildings and tent cities, it was our interactions with the locals that seemed to…

Photo courtesy of Poweripics Lance Armstrong finished third in the 2010 Tour of Luxembourg, Roadcycling.com reports. The race, won by Italian Matteo Carrara, was part of Armstrong's preparations for the upcoming 2010 Tour de France.  Armstrong, a seven-time Tour de…

In the mountains, flexibility goes a long, long way. We expected to be in Askole about now, but, hey, things change, right? Our original plan was to go from Skardu to the tiny village of Askole via a long and harrowing 4×4 trail. It’s a narrow road–steep…

Erik Leidecker, a member of the First Ascent ski guide team, IFMGA mountain guide, and owner of Sawtooth Mountain Guides, was one of the guest speakers at the…

My carry-on is crammed with Clif bars and board shorts, and I've squeezed three small-wave surfboards into one weathered day bag. My legs are a little sore from the past week's Blacks sessions and climbing the goat trail back to the car-park,…

MountainFilm in Telluride, a 32-year-old festival, is a little meeting of big minds in a beautiful place. Granted, I'm not being particularly objective. Outside sponsors the festival and a group of editors from the magazine and producers from our new television channel spoke on a panel Sunday.

Jamie Clarke, Scott Simper, and the five climbing Sherpas–Kami Tsering, Arita, Ang Namgal, Pemba Dorje, and Sonam–of Expedition Hanesbrands, reached the summit of Mount Everest on May 17, the early side of…

Micah True, a.k.a. Caballo Blanco, was a special guest at the Jemez Mountain Trail Runs this past weekend in Los Alamos, New Mexico. The star of Christopher McDougall's…

Here's a sneak peek at Reef's Cancer to Capricorn: The Path of the Modern Gypsy, a surf film by the up-and-coming, talented young filmmaker…

May 22nd, 2010 will be a day recorded in history: the youngestperson to summit Everest and the person with the most summits inhistory on the same same day yet from different sides. Apa Sherpa at age 47 made his 20th summit with the Eco Everest teamand on the other…

Filmmaker Russell Brownley–who directed Gum for My Boat: Surfing in Bagladesh, which won the people's choice award at the 5 Point Film Festival this year–has just returned…

Just getting wind of a large crash at the Tour of California. Here’s what we’ve picked up from Shack coach Johan Bruyneel’s Twitter stream so far: Sorry to report there was a huge crash, with Chechu and Lance involved. Lance had to abandon and is going to the hospital for…

Dr. Peter Hackett is back. After a ten-year absence from the Khumbu Valley, a place he’s either lived or visited consistently between 1974 and 2000, Hackett returned to Nepal this spring to work at Everest ER. In his ten-year absence, the Telluride-based doc who…

In the late '90s, God's Army, a Burmese anti-government guerrilla group, was headline news. The front-page draw wasn't that they were violent revolutionaries but that they were a group of child soldiers. After reading Mac McClelland's…

Lance Armstrong has a severely bruised left elbow and as 1.2-inch swollen cut under his left eye as a result of his crash earlier today in the fifth stage of the Tour of California. Armstrong had tried…

Outside's December 2009 issue was all about adventure altruism, featuring icons who are changing the world. Surfer Kahana Kalama and his buddy Russell Brownley, a very talented young filmmaker…

Chad Kellogg, the 38-year-old Seattle-based climber attempting to break the speed ascent record on Mount Everest without the use of supplemental oxygen, stopped by Expedition Hanesbrands’ site at Base Camp last evening to check in on the…

Combine the total number of Mount Everest summits of all the seasoned mountaineers at Base Camp this season–Dave Hahn, Apa Sherpa, Conrad Anker, David Breashears, Dr. Peter Hackett, Russell…

It’s not quite summer yet, but you can pretend it is. Just set up a dinner with the help of Randy Wayne White‘s recipe for Yucatan shrimp–the same one that’s used in the kitchen of the Outside…

Hampton Sides appeared last night on The Colbert Report to talk about his new book, Hellhound on…

Jamie Clarke and Scott Simper, Expedition Hanesbrands’ climbing team, have been planning their Everest expedition for more than two years. The day has finally come for the 42-year-old Calgary mountaineer and adventurer…

 Apolo Anton Ohno was the star of the Vancouver Olympics this winter, both as an athlete and as a media presence. At 27, he bagged a grand total of eight Olympic medals, putting him at the top of…

A month ago we set out to paddle across all of the channels that connect the Hawaiian Islands. Over the past few weeks we crossed from one island to the next, paddling the channels on our stand-up paddleboards and exploring each island once wearrived. From the beginning,…

It’s Day Six of Expedition Hanesbrands’ trek to Everest Base Camp. We’ve passed the14,000-foot mark and are spending a relaxing layover day in Pheriche. The view from the window of the Himalayan Hotel is a maze of stone walls, most of which enclose a very large yak.

I got a chance to catch up with Mountain 2 Mountain's founder, Shannon Galpin who recently returned from Afghanistan, where she does most of her project work. Clearly, that is no place for pansies, considering the political unrest. Unrest seems…

Our contributor Restless Josie hits Vancouver Island to see what makes people so darned happy in that neck of the woods. The answer: lots of terrain to play in. And there's plenty to do in the water, too. Check out…

You never know who you’re going to run into in the lobby of the Hotel Yak & Yeti. The former royal palace, with its scarlet lobby chairs, baby grand piano, and bar that serves a cold Tuburg beer, is the…

Prayer flags , worn by the wind, strung between trees just outside of Patagonia, Arizona (© Jay Graham / drr.net)Over the coming months, Outside will be posting interviews with adventurers, environmentalists, filmmakers, and others conducted by Mountainfilm. Many of the icons appearing at this year's…

The weather on both sides is proving difficult even stopping theSherpas from fixing the route above camp 3 on the Lhotse Face. So mostclimbers are resting in their -40F sleeping bags, reading or playingcards in the dining tents. The Sherpas continue to carry oxygen bottlesto camp 2 in anticipation of…

Prayer flags , worn by the wind, strung between trees just outside of Patagonia, Arizona (© Jay Graham / drr.net)Over the coming months, Outside will be posting interviews with adventurers, environmentalists, filmmakers, and others conducted by Mountainfilm. Many of the icons appearing at this year's…

After realizing the gaping hole between my convictions about climate change and my own carbon footprint, I embarked on a yearlong experiment in 2008 torediscover the heart of where I live, by the shores of Puget Sound. I traded in my car and jet travel…

The only paddler to appear on a Wheaties box loves Richmond, Virginia. Jon Lugbill is widely considered the greatest whitewater canoeist ever. He's a five-time world champion in C-1 slalom and has 12…

Our planet is still the sweet spot for human existence, but it won't be for long, Bill McKibben warns. We've polluted it drastically. More than 22 years ago, the writer foretold The End of Nature.

An agricultural revolution is in the works in Cuba, aided in part by the scientist and biodiversity researcher Humberto Ríos Labrada. The standard sugarcane monoculture has proven unsustainable, and Labrada saw an alternative: local farms thriving via pre-industrial farming techniques, such as crop…

He's back. And he has a new schtick. Jared Fogle became famous in commercials that lauded him for losing weight by eating Subway sandwiches. According to Subway, he started off at 425 pounds and made his way down to 190, with the…

And we don't mean burgle someone's home theater. According to Deadline.com, 20th Century Fox has just bought Taking Flight: The Hunt for a Young Outlaw, a book proposal by Bob Friel, based on an article about…

Prayer flags , worn by the wind, strung between trees just outside of Patagonia, Arizona (© Jay Graham / drr.net) Over the coming months, Outside will be posting interviews with adventurers, environmentalists, filmmakers, and others conducted by Mountainfilm. Many of the icons appearing at this…

A unique adventure has launched this week from the Big Island of Hawaii. The dynamic duo of Morgan Hoesterey and Jenny Kalmbach–that's us in the photo above!–will stand-up paddleboard our way through the…

U2 may or may not like bikes, but they certainly don't like anyone making claims about their cycling predilections. Case in point: The band threatens to sue the organizers of the 2010 Singlespeed World Mountain…

Dr. Lynn Rogers, known as the “Bear Walker,” stars in Wild Kingdom's “Bearwalker of the Northwoods” episode this Sunday, April 4, on…

This post resulted from a press release sent in March, that claimed to be an April Fools joke. You can read the full story here, including the possible lawsuit. Besides recording, touring the world, and trying to save the planet,…

The ninth annual Copper Canyon Ultra Marathon took place in March, presided over by Micah True, a.k.a. Caballo Blanco. Christopher McDougall's book Born To Run made The White Horse famous…

Nick Heil, Outside's Lab Rat, shows you five exercises to get in shape. All you need is ten minutes. Check it out on our…

The year may be young, but it's been a roller coaster of events and emotions so far for Julia Mancuso. The skier, who was the only American female Olympic gold medal winner in 2006, won two silver medals in the…

Prayer flags , worn by the wind, strung between trees just outside of Patagonia, Arizona (© Jay Graham / drr.net) Over the coming months, Outside will be posting interviews with adventurers, environmentalists, filmmakers, and others conducted by Mountainfilm. Many of the icons appearing at this…

*Okay, maybe not EVER. Let's just say in the last decade…and make that 13 photos..ten was impossible. I have worked at Outside for almost nine years as the creative director. What's a creative director? (You and my mom wonder.) It means I work in the art department on page layout…

You voted on the 10 Greatest Adventurers Since 1900. We're impressed with your picks—but we'll stick with our list. Check immediately below for the top 10. If you want to see the full results, a list by percentage is embedded at the bottom of this…

Olympic viewers will remember Alexandre Bilodeau as the first athlete to win gold for Canada in Vancouver in the men's moguls. He's also the first Canadian ever to win a gold medal on home soil. But just as memorable…

The Olympics have officially wrapped up, and in case you missed the major events of the last week of the Games in Vancouver, here's our list of the best moments: 5. Canada beat the U.S. in men's hockey, 3 to 2, in an overtime…

Kris Freeman, 29, has admittedly had a disappointing Olympics. He came in with high hopes and expectations but did not meet his targets. He took a wrong turn in his first race, had a diabetes-related problem in his second race,…

Prayer flags , worn by the wind, strung between trees just outside of Patagonia, Arizona (© Jay Graham / drr.net) Over the coming months, Outside will be posting interviews with adventurers, environmentalists, filmmakers, and others conducted by Mountainfilm. Many of the icons appearing at this…

Gretchen Bleiler, 28, won silver in the women’s halfpipe in Turin in 2006, but it turns out 2010 isn’t her year in the Olympics–she wound up 11th in Vancouver, after tumbling into the pipe. She’s not dwelling on the loss, though. Bleiler will go right back…

Ted Ligety didn't do so hot in the 2010 Winter Olympics.He came in fifth in the super combined, 19th in the super-G, ninth inthe giant slalom, and he didn't get to finish the slalom…

Lindsey Vonn missed a gate in the slalom today and did not finish the race. About 16 seconds into her first run, her right ski flew wide on a gate and she was unable to pull her skis back together, causing her to straddle the…

Hannah Teter, 23, came into Vancouver as the reigning champion in the women's halfpipe. She ended up not repeating a gold performance–but she did win the silver. Teter is a big star in the snowboarding…

Christopher McDougall believes we're all runners at heart. You'll likely convert to his philosophy when you read his book Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen. It's an excellent tale about…

Ted Ligety feels he still has something to prove. He may have won gold in the men's super combined in 2006, but he hasn't been on the podium yet in Vancouver. He finished…

Lindsey Vonn crashed out of the first run of the giant slalom today, with snow blowing and fog hanging in the air. She would have won the race, but at 150 yards from the finish line, her left ski slipped as she rounded a gate,…

Gretchen Bleiler shows off a bit of her clothing line with Oakley, which focuses on eco-conscious design. For more on the snowboard star, read our interview. –Aileen Torres…

The obvious thing to do after you win an Olympic medal is to go out and party, right? That’s precisely what Scotty Lago did after snagging the bronze in the snowboard halfpipe event last week. Unfortunately he didn’t get the memo about nixing the lewd and suggestive victory poses—or at…

She might not have the greatest singing voice in town, but Julia Mancuso, who won silver in the super combined in Vancouver, knows how to work the karaoke stage. For more on the Olympian, check out our…

Hey there, Olympics fanatics. Here's a recap of what went down this weekend, in case you had to step away from your comfy couch: 5. The U.S. has racked up 24 medals so far, putting it at the top of the country…

Last week we looked at the north side of Everest for 2010, now let's have a quick look at the south for 2010 through the eyes of IMG's Eric Simonson. As many know, IMG is one of the largest operators on Everest and the other highest peaks…

There will be no second gold medal today for Lindsey Vonn at the Olympics–she crashed out of the women's super combined. Maria Riesch of Germany, a close friend of Vonn's, ended up in the top spot.

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