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If it's not on, you better make sure you have it ready to go in a split second

A fun trip can turn to crap fast if you don't come prepared

These eight rentals are the ultimate social-distancing hacks

When an overworked health care professional and her family needed a break, they decided to hit the highway. Here, she explains how they ­­did it.

We're always looking for that magic outfit that can be worn for days on the road before you need to clean it. Here are some tried-and-true picks.

Now is a great time to build out a van, truck, or station wagon for adventurous road trips. We consulted vanlifers Grizel Caminas and Eric Hallworth to break down the steps.

The retail giant is planning a remote future for main office employees

Technology and hyper-anxious parents were destroying one of the last bastions of unfettered childhood long before the pandemic closed camps for the season

Creating a shelter in nature is fun, encourages creativity, and offers an emotional refuge from the pandemic

Runners sponsored by smaller companies might be in a better position than those who are signed by major brands

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.

How self-determination theory can help you survive the long, drawn-out pandemic

Race cancellations have produced an uptick in FKTs, but the obsession predates the pandemic

Some companies have stepped up to make comfortable and safe face coverings

The continent has entered its long, dark night, but just over the horizon is the question of how to make sure it stays free of COVID-19 once it reopens in August

'Lockdown Lulluby' follows six-year-old fisherman Dylan, who describes quarantine as "pretty weird right now… but also kind of awesome."

The Colorado-based maker of bike racks and locks is a case study in the uncertainty that small outdoor businesses are navigating right now. With the right combination of luck and creative thinking, their future may not be all gloomy.

Practical advice on running and your immune system straight from the world’s leading exercise-immunity researcher.

Busy parents can still trail run during a summer of COVID-19—here's how.

Beat back summer-vacation boredom with these seven games for the family

The National Park Service has abdicated responsibility for visitor safety, compromising local mandates and leaving staff and vendors to fend for themselves

Hit the road for a memorable summer road trip with these extra precautions

The pandemic is prompting activity-tracking companies to pivot from personal to public health

As the country faces meat shortages, it's a good time to experiment with vegetarian or vegan eating. Here's how to start.

After months of trespassing and hiding from rangers, two hikers completed the Appalachian Trail in June. Their sagas raise questions about what it means to be outdoors in the United States right now.

From iconic brands like Patagonia to that indispensable camping store in your hometown, the adventure economy has taken an unprecedented hit. The good news: the people who created these businesses are doers, and they're putting everything they've got into staying afloat and preparing for an uncertain future.

You know that pain that’s been bugging you for months? Now’s the time to get it diagnosed, get rid of it, and start solving the underlying issue.

When COVID-19 hit, designers at DPS Skis viewed the pandemic as a way to pivot and do something impactful for health care workers

Between a global pandemic, protests against police brutality, and unprecedented environmental rollbacks, a lifelong asthmatic reflects on how 2020 is the year we must come to terms with the tenuous nature of this simple act—and why ensuring our fragile future begins with protecting our air

Understanding the interface between humankind and wildlife is essential to averting infectious-disease outbreaks. We can't afford to ignore it anymore.

Their delicious recipes will get you out of any culinary slump

Booking apps, glamping, and tricked-out Sprinter vans: over the past decade, life under the stars has been upgraded. Here's your up-to-date guide for enjoying the ultimate socially distanced weekend.

Our lands and waters are fundamental to our heritage, health, and culture. We must invest in them.

With in-person events canceled for the foreseeable future, these "glorified time trials" can also deliver satisfaction

Spanish-speaking guides call the drug "levanta muertos" for the way it "brings life to a dead person"

6 Strategies to help you stay focused, dig deep and taste success when racing alone.

A self-proclaimed "soft" writer tries to beef up his end-of-world skills during quarantine

With states across the country experimenting with phased reopenings, here's what the rest of the summer could mean for outdoor adventure

Many of us have long dismissed this gentle, approachable activity for more adrenaline-pumping forms of exercise. We've been missing out—big-time.

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.

I went out for a hike and forgot to put on you-know-what. When we crossed paths, was it really necessary to hit me with your self-righteous wrath?

A solo marathon around a city block in the nation’s capital keeps a quest alive.

What a locked-down Outside travel editor has been making to eat her way around the world during the pandemic

When once crowded mountain communities like Breckenridge, Colorado, saw visitors vanish this spring, locals scrambled to mitigate the economic damage and plot a return, while keeping their towns' character intact

Thirty-nine out of 62 park units have begun phased reopening. Several others never closed for the pandemic. Here's how to stay safe if you visit them.

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, three Chinese teams reached the top of the world

The Navajo Nation has the highest known rate of coronavirus in the country. The scale of the tragedy can be traced to a long history of denying the tribe's legal right to water access.

The pandemic has shut down the most polluting industries around the world and turned us all into more adaptable consumers. That still isn't enough.

Eastern Airlines relaunched in January with a plan to fly adventurous millennials to underserved locales. Then the pandemic hit, and the company had to get creative.

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

Olympic hopefuls share some of their recent workouts and training experiments during lockdown.

We can’t wait for luck. It takes courage to take responsibility for our attitude, growth and success.

'Why We Swim' and 'In Praise of Paths' are timely inquiries into human locomotion

Train from the safety of your living room with this versatile, effective equipment

The places we love will outlive us, and isn't that just a little bit wonderful? It's our 62 Parks Traveler's 11th stop on her journey to visit every U.S. national park in a year.

While it may not be free-soloing El Cap, comedian and skier Katie Burrell takes on a daunting challenge in her home during quarantine

Doctors take an oath to do no harm. But in her book, 'Sex Matters,' emergency medicine physician Alyson McGregor explains how doctors are unintentionally harming women by practicing a model of medicine based on men.

Jared Ward details how he recovered from a disappointing marathon trials and shares a week of his current running and strength training routine.

Travel is poised to make a strong comeback, according to experts. We talked to guides, company founders, flight specialists, and industry veterans to determine how getting out in the world will change post-pandemic.

Homesteaders were ready for this. Here's how to kick your self-sufficiency skills into high gear.

During this strange summer, we need something productive to do. Growing your own vegetables is yummy, fun, and the ideal practical response to a challenging time.

My dad is struggling with cancer in North Carolina, and COVID-19 cruelly cut him off from his family. But in Maine, where I live, the pandemic has forced 'Brady Bunch' togetherness that's been challenging, strangely fun, and full of lessons worth carrying forward.

Two easy arm swing stretches to waken your shoulders after hours hunched over computers and phones.

The problem is a global one, but individual actions still matter

Miss your go-to barre studio or lifting weights at the gym? Bring some structure into your living-room workouts with these videos that are Outside tested and approved.

From ballads inspired by outdoor adventures to neighborhood sing-alongs, the Okee Dokee Brothers' new album makes staying home with kids more fun

Most endurance events are canceled for the summer, but Spartan Race will hold its first event since the pandemic from June 13 to 14 in Florida

You probably have more mixers on hand than you realize

Having a solid routine is more important than ever

Cleaner air, quieter streets, more people riding—there's an opportunity here for cities and cycling advocates willing to grasp it

Sometimes the best thing for a relationship is to let it go

Locked-down cities have opened streets to cyclists and pedestrians. But what happens when the traffic comes back?

Wade Holland teams up with pro kayaker Brad Ludden​​​​​​​ to share hilarious tips on how to train for the spring runoff—without leaving home

In the South, a series of hostels have welcomed hikers, defying trail closures and guidelines. They say they're acting on behalf of their communities.

Could the company's latest play to own the experience economy transport me virtually around the world? I made sangria with drag queens in Portugal, meditated with sleepy sheep in Scotland, and visited stray dogs in Ukraine to find out just how far Zoom-powered travel could take me.

Runners used to just be obnoxious. Now we pose an active threat. 

Lauren Paquette, NAZ Elite pro and 2016 Olympic Trials qualifier, details every mile of her training during coronavirus including the NYRR Virtual 5K.

It's fair to be skeptical of instant coffee. But after tasting Laird Instafuel, even one of our coffee-snob editors has been converted.