An ambitious new project is based on a straightforward and very attainable goal: to help kids spend as much time outdoors as they do in front of screens
Got a little ripper who lives for the pump track? Keep the stoke alive through winter with these plastic attachments that turn a Strider bike into a ski bike. My kids have outgrown their Striders, but my nephew loves the ski attachments to his bike.
I know what you’re thinking: a snow scooter? For adults? I actually got to try one of these out at a resort in Colorado one afternoon and I was shocked by how much fun I had. Learning how to ride these scooters is easy, and the whole…
Technically, this shovel is meant for avalanche recovery, but the fact that it breaks down into a size that you can slide into your backpack means you can carry it to the sledding hill and use it to build sick jumps at the bottom of a sledding…
One of the great joys of parenthood is nailing your kids with snowballs during winter. Show no mercy with this slingshot designed specifically for snowballs. It’s up to you as to how much ice content is in said snowball.
Kick it old school with this powder-hungry snowboard that was built to ride without bindings, just like the original prototypes back in the day. Stand on the grippy foot pads and use the nose leash to help steer down your local sledding hill. It performs best in…
Get out there—it'll be worth it
More than 17 years ago, a successful Michigan attorney took his life on a cherished trout stream, devastating close friends and family. Haunted by what happened, his nephew investigated and discovered tragic truths that were in plain sight all along.
After devoting their spring to COVID-19 patients, two West Virginia brothers became the first identical twins to earn the triple crown of American hiking
We explore the pros and cons of two relatively affordable options
After centuries of coal mining, West Virginia looks to a new form of economic growth
Delicious meals can make extreme circumstances feel a little friendlier. These recipes from a backcountry chef are a good place to start.
The pandemic has robbed kids of vital socialization with friends—and put even more emphasis on the importance of spending time with them in nature. But what happens when your child is a nonstop yakker on the trail?
This side-by-side will get you up the gnarliest roads on the planet, and it's scream-out-loud fun to drive
How young is too young for risk? During an Idaho river adventure that included her seven-year-old, Tracy Ross faced this question in the most harrowing way imaginable.
Adventure photographer Chris Burkard's 'Unnur' is a gorgeous meditation on one Icelandic father's plan to raise his daughter (way, way) off the grid
Armenians and Turks have a long and hostile history that includes a genocide. On a cross-country journey in 2006, two young cyclists formed a bond that bridged this fraught past.
Fall is the perfect time to get out there
Two friends abandoned promising careers to pursue a bold adventure. It went terribly wrong—but also right.
Researchers have identified an alarming lack of books about Black children in nature. Diversifying your bookshelf can help kids find themselves in literature—and the outdoors.
With at-home schooling the norm in many areas, we put together a P.E. plan for a full semester of fun and creative movement
This will be the best $10 you ever spend. Trust me.
Seven pieces that offer sun protection, breathability, and waterproofing—on and off the river
As RV rentals and purchases continue to skyrocket, these three startups are going beyond the basic rental scheme to be more on demand, millennial focused, and remote-work-friendly