It breathes and wicks sweat better than any other midlayer I’ve tested
The company sponsors some of the best athletes in the world, from Emily Harrington to Alex Honnold, all of whom are vying for a slice of the brand’s annual budget to support their expeditions. The process can be as competitive as getting into an Ivy League university—except, if approved, the athletes are often taking on death-defying adventures.
Although the concept has been OK'd, that doesn't mean it will be implemented. Here's what former government officials, local guides, and environmental experts told Outside about its possible implications on Africa's highest peak.
What does solving a boulder problem have to do with solving a crossword puzzle? An awful lot.
Nearly 280 rounds of chemotherapy hasn't stoped ovarian-cancer survivor Sharon White from taking on new hobbies
After more than three decades of attempts, there has finally been a winter summit on the Savage Mountain
The underrated West Virginia adventure hub is finally getting the recognition it deserves
The tour's latest installment, premiering virtually amid the pandemic, comprises four films that show off epic climbs from around the world, but not from the usual suspects
After losing her brother to cancer, Mackenzie McGrath finds solace in guiding kids who have been impacted by the disease
This year the famous outdoor film festival is going virtual, with thrilling tales of climbing adventures and profiles of charismatic conservationists
These slackliners explore the limits of humankind high above the ground, under the northern lights.
Pitch a tent on these beach or desert campgrounds
'The Moth and the Mountain,' by Ed Caesar, and 'Shook,' by Jennifer Hull, examine expeditions that took place in different time periods, but both demonstrate how the mountain can bring out the best and worst in people
After the achievement of a lifetime, a few very important details got lost in translation
As the mountains thaw, rocks are coming loose from the ice, increasing the risk of injury or death for even the most experienced mountaineers
In the fall of 2019, Garrett Madison canceled his expedition on the world's highest peak. Then one of his clients sued him for breach of contract.
Bouldering psychotherapy is gaining traction because the sport is unique in its easy access and ability to draw out emotions
This expert advice will help you get out of a rut and take your skills to a new level
Five campsites with views worth the drive
Professional climber Kai Lightner maps out how the outdoor community can build successful diversity and inclusion initiatives
How the practice continues to comfort the former big-wall climber after a life-changing spinal injury
This high-tech—and high-priced—workout gear looks like it's out of science fiction
Scrambles, climbs, and spectacular scenery: it's our 63 Parks Traveler’s 18th stop on her journey to visit every U.S. national park in a year
'A Grand Journey' follows Kira Brazinski, a pro adaptive athlete on a quest to conquer her childhood dream of climbing the Grand Teton
How L. Renee Blount, a.k.a. Instagram's @urbanclimbr, blended her passions for climbing, travel, and design into a budding photography career
The odds of dying on Everest are about one in 100. A new pulse oximeter claims it can drastically reduce that risk.
Keep your fingers, shoulders, and back happy with these nine strength and mobility moves
From trails to post-ride tacos, the decorated Mountain Bike World Cup champ shares her favorite Northern California spots
For the past decade, American climber Mike Dobie has been developing world-class routes outside the remote village of Liming. As the coronavirus triggers anti-Chinese sentiment worldwide, his mission is more important than ever.
The climbing prodigy's book, 'How to Solve a Problem,' teaches youth how to approach seemingly impossible challenges
Two bold men, one reckless plan: to watch the sun go dark atop a huge snow-covered peak in South America. You won't believe what happened next.
Love affairs that span years
With states across the country experimenting with phased reopenings, here's what the rest of the summer could mean for outdoor adventure
Practice now and they'll come in handy on future adventures
Our writer was looking to find solace on the congested slopes of Snowdon in Wales when COVID-19 shut it down. He soon realized that a mountain devoid of humans isn't the vision he thought it would be.
Zion was either going to relight my fire or be my last big rock adventure for a while. I didn’t know which.
A group of eight researchers from China just summited the mountain with the sole mission of getting the most accurate measurement to date of the world's tallest peak
While it may not be free-soloing El Cap, comedian and skier Katie Burrell takes on a daunting challenge in her home during quarantine
A step-by-step guide to help you build up to the ultimate lower-body move
Tools for trying hard on all projects
We caught up with Scarpa's climbing shoe category manager Heinz Mariacher to talk about what's next
Patagonia's Nano-Air line works for almost any adventure, thanks to its rare combination of durability, stretch, and breathability
The internet is full of gizmos to help your body bounce back from training. These stand out.
Sitka makes top-quality products for time outside, regardless of your preferred activity
The Brown Ascenders is out to have a good time—and to bring change and equity to the climbing culture
Beth Rodden opens up about her decades-long struggle with her body and climbing