Leaf peeping in New England. Surfing California’s coast. Cruising Alaska’s Inside Passage (yes, Alaska, in fall). We scoured the world to find the absolute best destinations to satisfy your autumn wanderlust—especially this year, when we all have a little cabin fever.
Leaf peeping in Colorado. Surfing the Azores. Cruising Alaska’s Inside Passage—yes, Alaska, in fall. We scoured the world to find epic adventures and stunning destinations to satisfy your autumn wanderlust, especially this year, when we all have a little cabin fever.
A hard carrying case is being issued to solve potential issues with DSP beacons switching modes accidentally
Last year, the American Ornithological Society accepted a proposal to rename a bird linked to a racist figure. And there's more where that came from.
Our seven picks for cross-country-skiing trail networks that make for perfect, crowd-free winter outings
Are electric vehicles ready for the open road and the backcountry?
These eight rentals are the ultimate social-distancing hacks
Thru-hiker traffic on this western trail is growing faster than the volunteer community's ability to handle it
Gina Rae La Cerva's 'Feasting Wild' is a delightful culinary travel book. It's also an adjustment to the way we think about what that buzzword actually means
Go to this massive California destination for the hiking, but stay for its spectacularly colorful early mornings. It's our 62 Parks Traveler's third stop on her journey to visit every U.S. national park in a year.
After 30 years, Ktunaxa First Nation, with help from the Canadian government and Patagonia, finally shut down the Jumbo Glacier ski-resort development
We talked to the experts about everything from surface stability to parking to find the most epic trails in the U.S.
Hotel Rodavento in Valle de Bravo, Mexico, serves up an entrancing mix of downtime and adrenaline
Why companies as diverse as Patagonia and General Mills are suddenly focused on getting dirty
Here's what he learned from it
Catch the great southerly migration with North America's top birding enthusiasts
'Thru' is an upcoming documentary about thru-hiking and why it's such a painfully enjoyable activity
After an especially brutal winter in Colorado, Independence Pass needs a team of seven heavy-equipment operators, an avalanche forecaster, and a surveillance crew to make the road passable
After decades of film skiing, he caught the ski mountaineering bug
Yet it—along with its meteorologists—is struggling through the shutdown
Glean tips and inspiration from these users
The outdoor community made filtration a must for a reason
In 1905, Mina Hubbard completed the expedition that had killed her husband—and beat the pants off his swaggering rival
Growing research debunks the myth that the paleo movement replicates the diet of our ancestors. Here's what they were actually eating.
For the last 30 years, American Rivers, a nonprofit advocacy group out of Washington, D.C., has been calling attention the plight of the country’s rivers. Today, the group released its annual Most Endangered Rivers report, a catalogue of the ten rivers in America most threatened in 2017.
Almost 50 years ago, Richard Nixon commissioned a photography project called Documerica to illustrate miles and miles of environmental degradation, advocating for the need for the agency. The following are some of the most striking images from that project.
When photographer Ryann Ford moved to Texas in 2007, she began driving across the state, accepting photography assignments in every corner. Ford would take the quickest, main highways on her way there and look for the more scenic routes on the way back.
Photographer Lucas Foglia’s widely celebrated book, Frontcountry, took him across much of the American West from 2006 to 2013. He captured nearly 60,000 images over that time and narrowed the final selection down to just 60 shots, all of which explored mining and ranching communities and their interaction with the surrounding landscape. Despite his extensive coverage, Foglia thinks many of the stories he came across are still undercovered. He even included a map in the book as an invitation for other photographers and storytellers to use as a resource. Here, Foglia highlights a few storylines from his book that are far from over.
The Director of Programs at the Natural Resources Defense Council on the fights she faces in 2015, and how to get involved.
Complaints abound, but number one may surprise you.
When a craft-beer brewery starts making hand-made mountain bikes and putting them on a kickass North Carolina ranch, happiness is only a singletrack ride away.
A few weeks ago, when Vail Resorts bought Park City Mountain Resort, the sale triggered an onslaught of vitriol against Colorado's billion-dollar ski empire. But while it's easy to hate a company just because it's claiming territory faster than the whitebark pine beetle, Vail has actually been a very good thing for skiers.
Explorer Daniel Fox has paddled some of the world's wildest places in search of images that can reconnect us with nature—but not humanize it. His startling Wild Image Project brings wildlife up close and personal, asking viewers to reconsider their relationship with the environment. "Nature is raw, rough, cruel, pretty, beautiful, inspiring, but above all, a humble experience," Fox says. And that's a great thing.
Surf icon Dave Kalama is still winning a year shy of his 50th birthday. But he has new competition: Kai Lenny, the 21-year-old rising star. What happens when the prodigy faces the man who taught him almost everything he knows about paddleboarding?
It’s such a culinary contradiction: the great gourmet food of New England is usually served on paper plates and eaten at picnic tables by grownups wearing plastic bibs. Yet there’s no denying that the tastiest lobster served in Maine invariably comes from laid back hole-in-the-wall food shacks that line the…