Author Natalie Warren wants young women to disregard conventional rites of passage and get lost in the wilderness
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
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.
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
A week of running rivers around Voss, Norway, with French kayaking sensation Nouria Newman and her buddies
With a résumé full of wins at kayaking's most prestigious competitions and historic first descents of the planet's deadliest whitewater, Nouria Newman is considered one of the greatest paddlers around. So why can't she turn her passion into a sustainable career?
Expedition kayaker Scott Lindgren knocked off first descents of the most remote and dangerous rivers on earth, from the Himalayas to the Sierra. He paddled with an aggro attitude and saw weakness as an unforgivable trait in himself and others. But when a brain tumor started to derail his athletic performance and threaten his life, everything changed.
How to explore the western rivers and wilderness on the route of legendary explorer John Wesley Powell
The River of Sorrows almost never flows, due to a tricky confluence of climate change and water rights, but this year was different
At 1.1 million acres, the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness is one of the largest and most popular backcountry destinations in the U.S. and a longtime proving ground for adventurers. But now the region is facing the threat of sulfide-ore copper mining. Stephanie Pearson paddles into the wild.
Forget functional fitness. If you want to run whitewater on a SUP, you need focused fitness.