“Um, don’t do drugs kids (and don’t start spiders on fire during a drought),” Utah governor Spencer Cox tweeted Tuesday
I’m a Denver Broncos fan. I’m also an environmentalist, outdoorsman, and bike rider who lives in a world that seems increasingly choked with oversized adventure vehicles. Can I really be both?
Officials are investigating a triple homicide at Maquoketa Caves State Park, a popular area for spelunkers and casual hikers
An affidavit filed as part of an ongoing lawsuit confirms that the treasure was buried inside an iconic American landmark, and now officials are scrambling to keep the exact location secret
A site with images that date back 8,000 years was spray-painted with racist slurs and symbols, among other graffiti
Marshall Sella started as an intern at Outside in Chicago in 1988, and he went on to a successful career as a magazine writer in New York. His friends and former colleagues will remember him as much for his infectious humor and generous spirit. Here, his editor recalls the impact a young man had on a magazine still finding its voice.
And there’s no end in sight
The trio ascended the technical and coveted southeast ridge to the summit of the 24,787-foot peak
The Colorado resort is just one of the many now charging for uphill access. Is this the new norm?
Writer Jason Motlagh has been reporting in Afghanistan since 2006, which has involved developing close relationships with Afghan journalists and their families. He and a network of media colleagues are currently in a race to get more than 100 of them out of the country as the Taliban cracks down.
Many major national parks implemented new reservation systems intended to give visitors a more positive experience by decreasing gridlock, parking issues, and long lines for public services. But are they actually helping or making it more difficult to visit a park?
Fifteen riders and five alternates have been selected to compete in the 20th year of the big-mountain freeride competition in Virgin, Utah
As the number one female street skateboarder in the country, Duran hopes to inspire more people to try the sport
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
You might think that British Columbia’s oldest forests are protected from commercial interests. You’re wrong.
One editor’s thoughts on the Asian American illusion of belonging
As part of our #2020CyclingDeaths project, we published the obituaries of Melissa Williamson and Coleen Huling, who were killed while riding their bikes. The driver has received a maximum sentence. But outcomes like this are still rare.
The 46th president made big promises to move the United States toward a carbon-free future. What he’s accomplished so far has been impressive, but can he keep up the momentum?
The new secretary of the interior shares her plans to listen to historically underrepresented communities and address deferred maintenance projects—plus, what makes a national park her favorite
A climber who installed routes over federally protected Native carvings has ignited a controversy online, death threats included
After a long year of staying put during COVID-19, families are dreaming of spring breaks and summer vacations. But should you book that flight? Our experts weigh in.
British Columbia is in the midst of a major surge in coronavirus cases, forcing resorts to shutter early
Permits, education, and increased fees are all on the table as possible solutions
Right-wing politicians and media are trying to scapegoat frozen wind turbines for the state’s power disaster. Their claims couldn’t be more inaccurate and irresponsible.
Forget visiting the app store every time you visit a national park. This new, free release provides all kinds of maps, must-hike trails, food recommendations, and more for all of its 423 units.
Union members at Stevens Pass and Park City Mountain Resort want better wages and working conditions but say their parent company has dragged its feet in negotiations. If they still can't get to the bargaining table, could a strike shut down the two ski areas?
In the shadow of tragic events like this, can we raise awareness of the dangers cyclists face without scaring people away from bikes? And how do we maintain our own love of cycling?
The underrated West Virginia adventure hub is finally getting the recognition it deserves
When will we be able to take international trips again? Medical and travel experts weigh in.
After the achievement of a lifetime, a few very important details got lost in translation
It was a roller coaster of a summer for Alaska's most controversial extraction project. In July, it looked all but certain that the salmon-threatening proposal would get its first federal permit. But then things took a surprising turn.
What was promoted as an innovative new online event has come to a halt as employees and contractors allege missed payments
Fed up with packed trails and parking lots, small groups of people have begun to summit in the dark
This fire season is yet another sign that we can't wait any longer to fix our planet
As RV rentals and purchases continue to skyrocket, these three startups are going beyond the basic rental scheme to be more on demand, millennial focused, and remote-work-friendly
The odds of dying on Everest are about one in 100. A new pulse oximeter claims it can drastically reduce that risk.
We can see right through your hunting selfies
The company is raising its prices (kinda) to raise the alarm on climate change
The good news: you can easily opt for a greener bank so your money works for good
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Amid anguish across the country, runners opened discussions and made their miles more meaningful on Global Running Day this year.
Newest project dubbed Thug Mansion
20th Century Fox gains rights to criminal’s story