When a group of friends decided to tackle Sentiero Italia, one of the world’s longest and forgotten trails, they had no idea that 1,500 others would join them along the way
From a new route that provides access to some of British Columbia’s best surf spots to a 1,400-plus-mile path that will connect all of Italy’s national parks, these aren’t your average walking journeys
Coronavirus hasn't stopped Italian heartthrob and two-wheeled avenger Vittorio Brumotti from righting society's wrongs. The cyclist has delighted audiences with his TV news segment "100% Brumotti," shaming people for parking in handicapped spaces and taking on no less than the Mafia. We ride along with Italy's favorite bike hero.
What a locked-down Outside travel editor has been making to eat her way around the world during the pandemic
From ballads inspired by outdoor adventures to neighborhood sing-alongs, the Okee Dokee Brothers' new album makes staying home with kids more fun
In an effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus, many governments have cracked down on the world's most elemental sport
My grandpa served in the Army's tough-as-nails Tenth Mountain Division during World War II. After the war, soldiers from the Tenth pioneered the rambling mountain lifestyle I live today. Every year, I ski to remember him.
While reporting a story about skiing in Spain, Kade Krichko felt far away from the coronavirus, until he watched it take over
Italian students will soon be required to learn about global warming. American kids? Not so much.
I got my wife and daughter to love cycling—with a little help from Italy
Here's what worked—and what didn't
You can soak and stay at these rad spots
A promise of sustainability helped the bid from Cortina-Milan beat out Stockholm for the right to host the Games
Because nothing beats a beer and a bite after a long day on the trail
Everything you need to know about the biggest downhill skiing races of the season
‘Silence of the Dolomites’ is from filmmaker Casper Rolsted who specializes in time-lapse photography.
The 33-year-old is next in line to be CEO of the company her great grandfather founded in 1928
During the 2018 California L'Eroica, Bike Snob NYC braved saddle sores and a single pizza-size gear on a century-old Mead Ranger—all in an attempt to prove that bike technology hasn't gotten that much better. Or to prove that, well, maybe it has.
After a day spent outside, there's nothing better than a superbly placed hot tub
After nearly 20 years of racing, the skier announced her retirement. The sport will be poorer for her absence.
Over the course of 2016 and 2017 filmmaker, Michele Columbo shot this film The Light Within the Dolomites in Fassa and Gardena Valleys.
Handcrafted in Italy, the Bike Butler ($4,265) is much more than just a bike hanger. An Elipson IC4 Bluetooth speaker is mounted inside, and there's also a wireless phone charger and four USB ports to charge accessories like bikes lights and a GPS.
How to pedal (and eat) your way through Chianti country.
The Val di Sol is a valley in Trentino Northern Italy. This mountain bike paradise is tucked away in the Brenta Dolomites and has enduro riding in addition to lift-served downhill trails that are always improving.
An Italian Leather Wallet That's as Handsome as it is Simple
Tucked away in the high alpine in northern Italy, Lake Garda is the country's largest lake. The biking through this area took the filmmakers at Penshire Media through quaint mountain towns including their favorite Molina di Ledro.
After winter sheds its skin and spring begins to emerge the roads through Alta Murgia, one of Italy's National Parks, display incredible almond tree blooms.
Mountains were the cornerstone of Stephano's life. When a knee injury took this away from him he found solace in his offseason training activity, cycling.
Filmmaker Kurt Moser teamed up with fellow colleagues Thomas Worndle and Cecilia Miribung for this incredible footage of the Dolomites.
In Reschenpass, Italy, 19 mountain bikers gathered as friends and foes to challenge one another's big air skills.
Local mountain man Oscar Taiola has called Mount Bianco home for most of his life. Last year, he witnessed a drastic shift in access.
Deep in the heart of Italy's Aosta Valley lies a labyrinth of singletrack waiting to be ridden, and the team at SCOTT Sports is lucky to have such a gem within striking distance of their office
From epic skiing in Antarctica to a lazy beer-fueled canoe trip in North Carolina, these are the best places to visit this year
Fulfill that childhood fantasy and book one of these high-end treehouses, from Costa Rica to Italy to San Francisco
As each week brings fresh reports of African and Middle Eastern migrants and refugees dying on the Mediterranean in overcrowded boats, a self-made Louisiana millionaire and his Italian wife have taken to the sea to save them.
The world's leading design center for outdoor footwear—everything from featherweight climbing shoes to hard-shelled mountaineering stompers—is a small city in northern Italy where craftsmanship reigns.
Pedal the world’s best dine-and-wine destinations, then sleep in style
Bike? Art? How about both?
You aren’t a diehard unless you vacation like one. These over-the-top trips put you and your wheels to work in some of the most stunning places on earth.
Endurance cyclist Juliana Buhring left a notorious cult, wrote a bestseller, and then rode her bike around the world. She's just getting started.
Don't trust us? Visit this lake.
These adventure geniuses will make your next trip the one you never, ever forget.
This year is shaping up to be a good one for folks who want a side of fine dining with their outdoor activity.
Every winter, the ski and snowboard world lets its hair down at a few marquee events. Here are the ones we're stoked for this season.
This Italian lodge boasts modern design without sacrificing retro mountain fun.
From nearby to far-flung and exotic, we've got seven islands to cure your winter wanderlust. Turns out one of the most spectacular is right around the corner.
Like any real estate choice, camping is all about location, location, location. Camping on a portaledge—a deployable, hanging-tent system—gives rock climbers locations worth bragging about: unimpeded views, no noisy neighbors, and everything from egress to big-wall climbs. In the U.S., there’s no better place for a suspension sleeping system than…
When you visit Italy, you want to see Italy—not other tourists. But the country is a pretty popular destination for pizza-loving jet-setters. In fact, tens of millions of visitors descend on the boot-shaped Mediterranean country every year. Here are a few places you should go to avoid most of them.
It seems like the list of natural wonders withering under the ravages of climate change gets longer every day—from the shrinking snow atop Mount Kilimanjaro to the dying Great Barrier Reef. Many will be gone, or nearly extinct, within the coming decades, so the clock is ticking on…
With nearly 30,000 miles of well-marked and maintained trails, Switzerland is a mecca for hikers. From late June to early September, walkers can explore alpine peaks, wildflower meadows, and crystalline lakes. Although day hikes abound, it’s also possible to string inn-to-inn treks into multi-day, budget-friendly trips. Although routes are graded…
A loppet is an unusually lonely muppet. Or so I assumed until Cross Country Canada, the umbrella organization for the country’s national ski team, set me straight. Cross country skiers take part in the world’s largest skijor loppet, part of the Cities of the Lakes Loppet. CCC’s…
From southern Europe to southeast Asia, six regions where great adventure is infused with even better food. Pack your appetite.
There's more to Christmas than carols, eggnog, and ugly sweaters. Broaden your horizons with a visit to one of these five holiday-friendly destinations.
The only thing more epic than that monster attack or spleen-bruising crash? Reliving it all with friends over an adult recovery drink at an establishment that loves your kind.
Friends of mine just walked the Lycian Trail in Turkey, and it sounds like it was incredible. I want to do a similar sort of trip, following a trail through foreign lands, unguided. Are there similar ones out there?AlexSeattle WA
Ah, Venice, city of loveand site of one of the world's largest, goofiest rowing regattas, where anybody is welcome to paddle anything through the storied canals for 19 glorious, grueling miles. Into this tempest we tossed WELLS TOWER and his big brother. Their orders? Finish the damn thing without killing each other.
Overlooked mountain ranges, river beer, running album, gear of all time, and 47 other big ideas, accidental winners, and awesome things about the world outside we've come to love over the past 33 years. Introducing our first annual Editors' Choice Awards...
After tracking down one of Italy's most eccentric vintners, our team of amateurs has a single afternoon to master one of wine-making's highest art forms.
Some cities are magnets for groundbreaking industries. Here are 13 that have put themselves on the map.
On a vintage steed, over vertiginous hills of white gravel, suitcase overloaded with courage, BUCKY McMAHON battles through Italy's infamous Eroicaa grueling, 127-mile "period cyclotouristic rally"in hopes of dying just this side of glory
Getting tipsy every night and gaining weight every day: This is how you backpack in Corsica
In his September Out of Bounds column, "The Italian Job" columnist Eric Hansen tries to convince us that he did not waste our money on a trip to Italy, where, as near as we can tell, he just downed Chianti and gelato. Hansen reads his story, talks in a podcast interview, and shares his photos here.
Here's why ten Winter Olympics have been staged high in the Alps: James Bond glamour, beautiful slopes, and raging après—ski that lasts till 3 a.m.
On the southern end of Italy's bootPuglia, Basilicata, Calabria, and the island of Sicilyyou'll fall in love with the creamy gelato, unspoiled beaches, and the rhythms of a simpler life
From Italy's classic Sella Ronda to a new peak in the French Pyrenees, here's a primo selection of the best skiing on the continent
Living well is a European tradition, but playing hard is the continent's secret passion. We discover five towns where you'll be both challenged and charmed.
Our word-of-mouth report: adventure lodges that belong on your radar screen
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To maximize the return on your investment in wanderlust, you need know-how and solid advice. We’re here to help. From saving on destination packages and high-value gear to insider trips and the bet reasons to blow a bundle, we’ve got the lowdown on affordable, rip-roaring, full-value adventure travel.
READY TO GRAB FRESH BIG AIR? We’ve got hemispheres of the white stuff—and timely beta on boosting your stamina, choosing the right equipment, and finding singular steeps close to home. Who says winter ever needs to end? Get Out There For more great worldwide skiing and snowboarding destinations,…
If it's Riviera glitter you're after, head to Monaco. But for endless climbing, epic singletrack, and wild seacoast adventure, set a course for Finale Ligure.
Get a fresh perspective on the Old Country: pedal, paddle, skate, and hike in these eight ruggedly charming European outposts
Rocky cliffs of the Italian Dolomites Q: Can you tell me anything about renting bikes in the Dolomites? My boyfriend and I love road biking, but we only want to spend 3-4 days on our bikes… any brilliant ideas as to specific areas to ride through?…
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