The ultrarunning multi-world-record holder talks about sustaining longevity and the biggest thrill of her illustrious career
Freezing to death. Heatstroke. The excruciatingly painful sting of a box jellyfish, which can kill a person in under a minute. After writing the classic 1997 story “Frozen Alive,” Peter Stark became an expert on what it feels like to die in the wild. We asked him why people are so interested in reading about it—and about his own close calls.
The legendary naturalist-ultrarunner discusses his highs and lows over decades of training, running a 50K at age 81 after a car accident, and what comes next
Cahill’s stories and rollicking misadventures around the world have made this publication what it is today. Here he talks about his role in the creation of Outside magazine, choking down snake blood and gallbladder cocktails in the name of journalism, and how he came back from the dead after a frigid swim in the Grand Canyon’s biggest rapid.
Rahawa Haile set out on the AT during one of the most tumultuous periods in our political history. The story she wrote about it for Outside in 2017 hit a nerve, and encouraged many others to get out on the trail. We followed up with her to find out what scared her the most, the one piece of gear she couldn’t live without, and why thru-hiking is always worth it in the end.
The host of CNN’s ‘United Shades of America’ on what we learn when we engage with communities very different than our own
W. Kamau Bell, the host of ‘United Shades of America,’ sits down with fellow comedian and activist Baratunde Thurston for a lively conversation on what we learn about this country when we engage with communities very different than our own
What we learn from getting way, way outside our comfort zones
And things got rocky fast. Our correspondent talks to Jennifer Miller about Colorado, misconceptions, and a mysterious type of footwear called “hiking sandals.”
An exclusive interview with the 2018 cross-country gold medalist.
Whether we needed another documentary about the disgraced cyclist is up for debate, but 'Lance' is an entertaining look at the saga—and wait until you hear what he says about Floyd Landis
A painful crash helped remind one dad what really matters
The husband and wife directing team open up about the life and work that they’ve created together—and where it all goes from here.
Author Christopher McDougall is back with a new book about his surprising relationship with a burro named Sherman
Princess Daazhraii Johnson, a creative producer for the PBS series, tells Outside that the show is a "way of saying that it’s OK to be who you are, you should be proud of that."
The host of the MeatEater podcast and Netflix series talks about the need for us all to unite forces and rally to protect public lands
The host of the podcast 'Wild Ideas Worth Living' will put out her 100th episode this spring. Here she tells how she got into the podcast business.
The acclaimed author answers questions about his book ‘How to Change Your Mind’ and explains the emerging science behind the misunderstood drugs
It was mostly trial and error
The world’s best-known climber describes his approach to scaling iconic rock faces without a rope
Melissa Cristina Márquez tells Outside about her experience filming ‘Cuba's Secret Shark Lair’ for Discovery Channel’s Shark Week
When Jen Ripple learned the rich history of female anglers, she thought it was about time they had their own publication
‘New York Times’ sports writer John Branch reports on everything from the Olympics to the World Yo-Yo Contest
The tennis superstar describes her favorite exercises and how she keeps a level head in tough moments, on and off the court.
She hosts Travel Channel’s ‘Mysterious Islands,’ flies planes, scuba dives, travels solo to the most remote corners of the world—and she's just getting started
Last week, the legendary speed climber broke bones in both legs when he fell and hit a ledge after a piece of protection popped 2,200 feet up the rock face
The Olympian and filmmaker connects with people in ways that other athletes can't. We asked her why.
The first woman to ride Mavericks on her love-hate relationship with the sport, competing against other women, and why she never went pro
Could the short, goofy-looking busboy become the new king of hard soloing and speed climbing?
At 33 years old, she became the oldest woman to medal in alpine skiing—thanks to smart, restrained racing