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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

The curious challenge of loving someone who’s always leaving you in the dust

“Is it your interpretation that I am taking you for your walk, or would you say that you are taking me for my walk?”

Answers to the questions you’ve always had about perspiring but were afraid to ask

After her prestigious corporate job nearly destroyed her, Melinda Spooner found her path forward by getting way, way out there

What we learn from getting way, way outside our comfort zones

The superstar country singer realized he needs to chase adventure every day—and then turn it into music

The evidence is everywhere that humanity is actually pretty decent, according to Dutch historian Rutger Bregman. Pay attention to it and you’ll feel much better.

After more than a year of pandemic living, let us remember why it’s worth getting out there

After disappointment at the Olympic Marathon Trials, Emily Sisson took time to examine her weaknesses.

And things got rocky fast. Our correspondent talks to Jennifer Miller about Colorado, misconceptions, and a mysterious type of footwear called “hiking sandals.”

A journalist's efforts at reinvention reveal a surprising truth: developing new abilities is one of the most life-enhancing things we can do

He survived multiple crash landings that should have killed him. But as Corliss sees it, risking everything was the only way to live.

Her essays on the challenges African Americans face in the outdoors spurred an outpouring of questions from readers. This is her response.

An exclusive interview with the 2018 cross-country gold medalist.

Journalist James Nestor explains how humans started breathing wrong—and why relearning this lost art is so transformative

Artist Jackson Stell is crafting music that captures the ecstatic feelings we have when we venture into the natural world

The ultrarunner shattered the record for running the 1,147-mile Ice Age Trail in one shot.

Coffey, a well-known figure in the city's vibrant running scene, has a powerful message about social injustice and racial inequality

When the Olympian accused her former team of skirting anti-doping rules, she became an outcast. But she kept talking.

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

The joy of being a masochistic oddball

Wouldn't it be great if there was a technique that would allow us to vanquish fear and beat back stress? 

A painful crash helped remind one dad what really matters

The cross-country skiing icon was beginning a new chapter in life when a diagnosis changed everything

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

When Jeff Gordinier accepted an invite from chef René Redzepi to hunt for tacos in Mexico, he had no idea what he was getting into

John Clendenin, hailed as the greatest instructor in the U.S., has some unexpected advice for skiers: forget style, practice a four-word mantra, and get to know your feet

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."

No one has done more to sound the alarm about climate change than Bill McKibben. We asked him: is there any hope at all?

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.

As wacky recovery tech goes mainstream, science writer Christie Aschwanden explains what works and what doesn’t

The acclaimed author answers questions about his book ‘How to Change Your Mind’ and explains the emerging science behind the misunderstood drugs

The director of a meditation program developed by neuroscientists explains how teaching athletes mindfulness can change their brains

Former Navy SEAL and endurance athlete David Goggins insists that discomfort is the key to self-improvement

Pioneering scientist Dr. Rhonda Patrick talks to Tim Ferriss about smarter approaches to popular lifestyle interventions

Has being the subject of arguably the best climbing film ever made changed him? Absolutely.

In Lowe's final interview with a journalist, the legendary climber reflected on risk and what a climb was really worth

Author Caroline Paul talks to Tim Ferriss about what she learned battling blazes—and how those lessons enabled a life of adventure.

Republicans from Ulysses S. Grant to George H.W. Bush have passed some of our most powerful environmental laws. Why did the party reverse course?

The renowned meditation teacher talks to Tim Ferriss about finding freedom and joy in the present

A new podcast, "Mothers of Invention," spotlights women fighting climate change

The world’s best-known climber describes his approach to scaling iconic rock faces without a rope

What a new interview with America’s most infamous cyclist can tell us about cycling today

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

Why do some of us flame out in our thirties while others are still racing in their sixties? And how can we reverse the effects of getting older?

Elizabeth Nakano and Paddy O'Connell, hosts of the new interview show 'Safety Third,' talk about their interviewing techniques and what they're listening to

The eclectic founder of the Black Roses NYC running collective on using athletics to create community in urban environments.

Legendary gymnastics coach Christopher Sommer tells Tim Ferriss why all athletes benefit from a smarter approach to strength training

The founder of Native Women's Wilderness talks about how she developed her organization and how far we still have to go

‘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 Olympic runner, poet, and filmmaker on how she does it all, with unmistakable style

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

Sarah Gerhardt, the first woman to surf Maverick's, on her long path from homelessness to the top of a monster wave

Could the short, goofy-looking busboy become the new king of hard soloing and speed climbing?

If you can't be on an adventure, at least you can listen to one

The bestselling author of 'Wild' and 'Tiny Beautiful Things' shares her process and philosophy with Tim Ferriss

At 33 years old, she became the oldest woman to medal in alpine skiing—thanks to smart, restrained racing

Evolution has made humans instinctually crave sugary, fatty, and salty foods. Here's how you can fight back.

The bestselling author on going deep with great white sharks, big-wave surfers, and dolphins—plus her concerns about the future of the sea

Probably not this time. Eva Holland looks at how a disturbing wildlife image went viral—generating anguish, anger, and confusion about the undeniably warming Arctic.

The cofounders of the wildly popular program explain why the easiest way to get in better shape is to make healthy living a game

Tip: It helps to build your toddler a mini climbing wall so he can boulder with you

You may soon be able to change your DNA to optimize performance in your favorite sport

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