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How to buy your first bike, grill, paddleboard, sleeping pad, and more

Stowable craft that can handle whatever the water deals you

Author Natalie Warren wants young women to disregard conventional rites of passage and get lost in the wilderness

This Maine destination is a place of rugged coastal wonders and an immersion in Down East culture

In an excerpt from his new book 'Beginners: The Joy and Transformative Power of Lifelong Learning,' Outside contributing editor Tom Vanderbilt takes up surfing as part of an experiment to learn new skills as an adult and discover the benefits of being a grown-up novice

Paddling across a lake where a river used to be

How young is too young for risk? During an Idaho river adventure that included her seven-year-old, Tracy Ross faced this question in the most harrowing way imaginable.

At 59 years old and with a preexisting condition, Paralympic rower Angela Madsen had plenty to worry about as the coronavirus spread across the country. So she dipped the oars of her small rowboat in the Pacific and pointed the bow toward Hawaii. She never returned.

Seven pieces that offer sun protection, breathability, and waterproofing—on and off the river

Want to see some wildlife in New England? Moose are your best bet. Here's where to find them—and get some great outdoor adventuring while you're at it.

On a solo expedition in the Himalayas, whitewater paddler Nouria Newman nearly drowned—then found her purpose

This world champion says you can get into surf shape without ever catching a wave

Angela Madsen, a three-time Paralympic rower, has a new goal: becoming the oldest woman to row from Los Angeles to Hawaii

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