If you're still using ground beef, you've got a lot to learn

Many of the people disqualified last week cut the course for the commemorative medal

After six months and 2,000 miles of hiking, Tenny Ostrem and Claire Wernstedt-Lynch finally reached the Gulf of Mexico

Amid a frenzied conversation over shrinking public lands, Native Americans run hundreds of miles to honor—and take back—the land that's sacred to them

Doce Dias is a recap of Mexi Log Fest in La Saladita, Mexico which celebrates longboarding and its unique laid-back lifestyle.

Our readers submitted their favorite moments from cross-country adventures

Bike, run, surf, climb, paddle, hike—and do it all on a getaway where someone else organizes it for you

The park police typically help keep the peace at urban monuments, but the Department of Interior is sending a group to the U.S.-Mexico border to chase smugglers. Sort of.

Kaitlyn Boyle smashed the women's record for the AZT300, while Kurt Refsnider reclaimed the record for the 760-mile AZTR

While political and legal battles rage over the future of our national monuments, one of the most important things you can do is go see them—and then share your experiences widely. Here are some of our favorite adventures. 

Arizona's Mt. Graham was always there to climb. We just had to stop and do it.

Swap ice and cold for sand and sun

EnergyNet, an online auction company from Amarillo, Texas, is set to make a fortune from oil and gas leases under the Trump administration. And good luck finding a way to protest.

More than any other animal, ducks depend on hunting to survive

In the highlands of Oaxaca, Mexico the Trans Sierra Norte mountain bike race boasts over 3000 of elevation over this three-day race.

24 products—for work and play—that we fell in love with this year

We know a thing or two about the Southwest—our offices are located in Santa Fe, after all. So trust us when we say that these radar-ducking adventures are full of hidden rivers and otherworldly canyons. Just don’t pass it on.

Learn to build a fire, track animals, and forage for wild food—and still sleep in a bed

Giving disaster-struck communities the ability to produce their own clean water

A new nonfiction book by Ted Genoways looks at the complex argument over how best to grow food in America, told from the farmer's perspective. Another good read explores how a drug kingpin made millions breeding horses.

If there’s anything better than an epic day outside, it’s reliving it over great food and drink. From mountain decks to beachside watering holes, our favorite après spots have mastered Cajun fries, crustaceans, and craft ales.

The ultimate rules-free weekend date

Working as a reporter in Central America, I've gotten used to men asking if I'm married and offering unsolicited advice about how to live my life. While it's usually framed in some well-intentioned way, the subtext has been obvious: If you're a woman, you shouldn't be traveling alone.

After a cancellation in 2015 due to drug violence, nearly 1,000 Tarahumara gathered in Copper Canyon this March to run the brutal, unrelenting 50-miler

Wandering the Sonoran Desert in search of the chiltepin—the ancestor to domesticated chile peppers—with MacArthur genius Gary Paul Nabhan

After 'Born to Run' introduced the world to the Tarahumara people and the healthful chia that grows on their land, they may have found a way to turn the seeds into economic stability

Our Latin American neighbor remains the last bastion of total freedom outdoors

Take your pick from yoga retreats in Tulum, farm-to-table bounty in Baja, Pacific surf, and tequila from the source in Guadalajara

In Guadalajara, mariachi echoes through the streets, tacos are a staple provision, and barrels of tequila are made at the nearby Patrón Hacienda.

Getting hitched is the ­ultimate excuse to go big on a vacation. Don’t waste it.

Baja: The ultimate weekend escape. And it’s way easier than you think to get here.

Want to find the crowd-free surf of yesteryear? Drive from Los Angeles to Baja, load five days of gear onto a SUP, and haul ass through thick fog, screaming seagulls, and open ocean to the rocky, big-wave coast of Todos Santos.

Not visiting the in-laws? Have an adventurous Turkey Day in one of these destinations.

Presenting blueprints for the best way to beat post-summer blues

The adventure documentary tracks four young Texans as they lead a group of mustangs from Mexico to Canada

Learning to ride the waves isn't easy. But pick the right spot and find a gifted enough teacher, and you'll find your flow state

With enough bolts and webbing for eight new lines loaded into the Volkswagen, they headed south across the border.

Sleeping in the wilderness is great. Not so great: making camp and dealing with the inevitable missing stake. So we've got recommendations for tent-free wilderness digs on any budget.

From $6-a-night secrets to splurge-worthy resorts (and a few free urban oases), here’s where to escape the grind in a hammock.

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