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‘Prey,’ ‘Fall,’ and ‘Beast’ are all in theaters or streaming now—we break down which ones are worth your time

We can’t get enough of The Rock glistening and swinging machetes in a tropical forest

To portray the hero of the Thai cave rescue in the new film ‘Thirteen Lives,’ the Hollywood star had to go deep—literally

Jordan Peele's latest film explores how Hollywood has tokenized non-white people and commodified landscapes and wildlife, nowhere more than in westerns. Can the genre reclaim those marginalized stories and all their complexity?

In the new film ‘Thirteen Lives,’ the Hollywood A-lister plays Rick Stanton, the British diver who helped lead the effort to save 12 boys and their coach who were trapped in Thailand’s Tham Luang cave

The A-list actor is the voice of the new National Geographic documentary ’America the Beautiful,’ and we loved every minute

‘Fire of Love’ uses the archival footage from Katia and Maurice Krafft to tell the story of how they fell in love and pushed the boundaries of science and adventure

For his new PBS show, ‘America Outdoors,’ comedian and activist Baratunde Thurston connects us to our natural environments through the most interesting of creatures: humans.

The four-part Teton Gravity Research series, premiering this week, captures incredible footage of terrifying expeditions, but it succeeds because of the compelling human stories at its heart

A beekeeping documentary, ‘Jurassic World: Dominion,’ and all things Obi Wan Kenobi

In the show's six episodes, host Baratunde Thurston takes viewers across the U.S. and has thoughtful, honest conversations with the people he meets about their relationships to the natural world

Amid all the noise surrounding Web3, something fascinating is emerging: a new kind of immersive adventure storytelling

Most surf films portray riding waves in a purely positive light. A new Apple TV+ docuseries and the documentaries ‘Waterman’ and ‘Havana Libre’ take a nuanced look at a spectrum of experiences amid the waves

‘Top Gun: Maverick,’ a Woodstock playlist, and ‘Under the Banner of Heaven’

At the end of one of the most successful Everest seasons in years, we collected the most compelling stories about the peak and how it can bring out the best and worst in those who attempt to climb it

The beloved annual gathering is in person again in Telluride, Colorado, and screening some of the most exciting adventure films of the year

An Everest thriller, ‘Bad Vegan,’ and Alex Honnold in the Amazon

The City of Angels is bringing together tech, academia, government, nonprofits, and ordinary residents to make its greenery more equitable and mitigate the effects of both climate change and systemic racism

‘Our Great National Parks’ overly idealizes U.S. conservation efforts and gives a mealymouthed call to climate action

‘Severance,’ a John Green audiobook, and ‘60 Songs That Explain the ’90s’

If you’ve been riveted by the discovery of the ‘Endurance’ shipwreck, dive deeper into the rich history of daring—and often tragic—Arctic and Antarctic expeditions with these works of fiction and nonfiction

In the ten years since she published her memoir about hiking the Pacific Crest Trail, her life has changed dramatically—and so has the trail itself

The real-life action heroes swapped their boards for tuxedos to present a James Bond anniversary homage at the Oscars. We should’ve known they’d land it.

Set far from dramatic mountain peaks, the movie stays true to a gentler side of the state

The stunning destination of Sedona, Arizona is feeling the squeeze, along with many other iconic destinations worldwide. A new film called ‘The Last Tourist’ offers up ways we can fix the travel glut.

‘Normal Gossip,’ a book about navigation, and ‘Abbott Elementary’

Professional skier Markus Eder had a fantasy of an impossible descent. Then he got creative.

A poet laureate’s memoir, ‘Station Eleven,’ and a lacrosse film based on a true story

Director Max Lowe explores the aftermath of his father’s death in the emotional documentary

By portraying predators as villains, we are influencing how our children perceive the natural world

Heather Hansman shares the books and films that have helped her slow down and reflect amid the turmoil of 2021

This year’s most memorable adventure films include ‘The Rescue,’ ‘14 Peaks,’ and ‘Playing with Sharks’ 

In his new documentary, Max Lowe, son of the late climbing legend, explores his father’s high-profile death and the family drama that ensued

38 quotes that we interpret for our own needs

Hunter S. Thompson, Taylor Swift, and ‘King Richard’

It’s been another challenging year, but some people thrive on adversity. Here are the athletes, activists, tree planters, chefs, filmmakers, and other disrupters who changed our world for the better in 2021. Plus: Meet Carissa Moore, surfing’s first female olympic gold medalist.

The new Netflix documentary chronicles Nirmal Purja’s journey to summit the planet’s 8,000-meter peaks in less than seven months

Some of our favorite recent releases explore the life of Jacques Cousteau, a nonbinary climber’s journey to embrace their identity, and the search for the world’s loneliest whale

Tim Zimmermann’s feature about a 12,000-pound orca that killed a SeaWorld trainer changed the future of marine parks, was developed into a powerful 2013 documentary, and turned the author into a vegan

Sasha DiGiulian set out to become the first woman and second person in history to complete the Rocky Mountain Trilogy, a compilation of three of the hardest 5.14 big walls in the Canadian Rockies

‘The Trilogy’ features one of climbing’s strongest personalities at her most vulnerable

‘The Secret History,’ ‘Battle Royale,’ and the latest Sally Rooney novel

How Susan Orlean reported the classic Outside story about the surf girls of Maui

These five documentaries from the famed mountain film festival feature everything from daring ski descents to an adorable Alaskan husky

In ‘The Rescue,’ Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin capture the astonishing effort to find the boys’ soccer team that spent more than two weeks trapped in a cave

Steep lines and jaw-dropping stunts stand out in the annual film series’ latest entry

Outside TV and its 600+ hours of adventure films and television shows are now free with Outside+

For decades, many ski and snowboard films have excluded women and disabled and BIPOC athletes. ‘Mountain Revelations’ and ‘The Approach’ aim to bring new energy to the genre.

In which two bold but questionably sane adventurers actually do for reals what Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels only pretended to do

An athlete and adventurer wants to summit the world’s highest peaks while advocating for inclusivity in the world of outdoor recreation

Running nerds won’t learn anything new from ‘Kipchoge: The Last Milestone,’ but it’s still a feast for the eyes

Fiction by Colson Whitehead, a Tokyo 2020 video game, and a fascinating history of coyotes

As the number one female street skateboarder in the country, Duran hopes to inspire more people to try the sport

This year, three new adventure sports will make their debut in Tokyo. Prepare yourself for the action with these books, documentaries, and more.

‘The Great Pottery Throw Down,’ an eye-opening anthology about climate change, and an Oscar-winning film starring Mads Mikkelsen

If you can’t make the in-person showings in Colorado, you can stream these new adventure films from your living room

How the climbing phenom works to equalize entry for young climbers

‘Nike’s Big Bet’ argues that the banned coach is too important to the company’s image

The North Face’s new Explore Fund Council, led by Jimmy Chin and Lena Waithe, has big plans—and a big budget—to make the outdoors more inclusive

The bestselling author’s latest novel was informed by years of researching the history of female aviation and traveling to far-flung places

It’s the perfect size to haul around but still packs a big optical punch

When Sanni McCandless started dating legendary climber Alex Honnold, she never expected that millions of people would soon be watching her relationship on screen

‘The Good Lord Bird,’ Mary Ruefle, and a podcast that breaks down the Olivia Rodrigo power ballad ‘Driver’s License’

How the team behind David Attenborough’s new Netflix series captured a fight sequence between two poison dart frogs

Snowboarders from Fukushima, Japan, rely on the outdoor community for a sense of normalcy after the natural and nuclear disasters of 2011

A tragedy forced Savannah Cummins to come to terms with the fact that doing what she loves means putting lives in danger

‘Girls Gotta Eat Dirt’ isn’t your typical #inspirational stoke video

This week’s episode of HBO’s ‘Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel’ offers raw scenes from the infamous race

Marine biologists aren’t impressed with Netflix’s hit documentary on ocean conservation. They recommended some other films on the subject for us.

A new ruling calls into question previous regulations and norms around film and photography on these spaces

Immerse yourself in stories about one of Bimini’s best bonefish guides, and meet a cast of Aussies exploring an outpost in French Polynesia

The untold story of why a generation of dreamers abandoned promising lives to deliver pizza and chase their wildest powder dreams

In a new documentary from director Caroline Treadway, athletes like Emily Harrington and Kai Lightner open up about their path to recovery

The books, films, music, and more that our editors couldn’t stop talking about

The legendary filmmaker pioneered the stoke film and helped create skiing’s counterculture, but ‘Ski Bum’ on Discovery+ shows how his life behind the scenes was anything but easy

In 1967, Marlon Brando bought a tiny atoll near Tahiti with the aim of preserving it as a tropical paradise. That effort continues, supported by a resort where Beyoncé, Obama, and other big shots chill next to a stunning private lagoon. Hampton Sides went there to meet with scientists and splash around an eco-fantasy island.

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