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For Indie singer-songwriter Jesca Hoop and British rapper Testament, the natural world is an endless source of creative inspiration

On an expedition to track lemurs in Madagascar, wildlife ecologist Rae Wynn-Grant found her confidence and her voice

Reading about romance and relationships in speculative fiction about scary futures reminds us that a better world is always worth fighting for

We’re relaunching our community for outdoorsy book lovers—starting with Richard Powers’s new novel, ’Bewilderment’

A revered figure in modern climbing literature, Katie Ives is known for her intense work ethic and for encouraging writers who weren’t always invited to the club. In her first book, she explores how the physical and fantastical aspects of big peaks have, for centuries, inspired human dreams.

The two climbing greats teach important things about footwork, climbing holds, and how to avoid being a gumby

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.

Introducing a new essay contest for Outside readers

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

For New Generation Track and Field, established media companies are too stuck in their ways

When you carry the whole world in your pocket, aid can arrive from the most unexpected places

A long-distance rambler named Bearsun is walking from L.A. to New York, dressed like a very large Pokémon. This is his story.

Everything you need to know about the Collins Cup, who could win the first-ever event, how it works, and what the broadcast will look like

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

History tells us why skiing—and the outdoors in general—lacks diversity. Thanks to the work of dedicated groups, this is slowly changing.

When an oil company targeted the North Face with a tongue-in-cheek marketing campaign accusing the brand of hypocritical climate activism, it served as a reminder of the contentious—yet partially codependent—relationship between the outdoor and fossil fuel industries

The Colorado-based provider of active-lifestyle content and services has expanded its portfolio again, bringing on three new cycling brands

It’s not just the gear purchases—it’s how we think about the future. Here’s the Outside guide to getting your financial $hit together, no selling out required.

Introducing Outside+, a whole new way to feed your outdoor passions

Quick fixes and one-size-fits-all solutions abound in the world of wellness influencers. Here’s why you should avoid them.

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

Here’s what to do when your little one brings up sea-level rise, extinction, wildfires, and other ecological griefs

Hiking remains a rare modern opportunity to be stunned by the unknown. Don’t spoil it by obsessing over a bunch of YouTube videos.

By valuing relatability over action shots, TikTok may be ushering in a new era of outdoor creators and celebrities

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

Body fat is not a reliable indicator of health. So why are we obsessed with it?

In their Outside TV series, Mike Chambers and Jason Antin take on crazy adventures between Friday evening and Monday morning, inspiring the rest of us to do more with our Saturdays and Sundays, too

In an excerpt from his latest book, ‘Freedom,’ the celebrated nonfiction writer describes a journey along Pennsylvania’s train tracks with friends he met while reporting on the war in Afghanistan

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

Conservation International CEO M. Sanjayan saw our relationship to the planet in a new way after a series of remarkable adventures

The coronavirus has put climbers and workers in even more danger than usual

Facebook is developing a new app for children, and advocates think it’s a terrible idea

The past year has been relentless in so many ways. But despite the challenges, there’s also a lot of good news out there to get you excited about the months ahead.

Journalist Ian Urbina is revealing the lawlessness of the open ocean in ways you’d never imagine

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

In her new memoir, 'The Secret to Superhuman Strength,' the 'Fun Home' cartoonist scrutinizes her quest for spiritual solace through 60 years of athletic obsessions

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

Ambreen Tariq’s new children’s book tells the story of an immigrant family’s first camping trip and expands the canon of outdoor literature for kids

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