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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

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?

After tireless testing, these were our favorites under $150

Getting ready for next summer starts now

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.

Use the best open space NYC has to offer: the water

John Olson has been on the water for nine decades—and he's still working

How to explore the western rivers and wilderness on the route of legendary explorer John Wesley Powell

It's not good enough to simply keep one with you while you're on the water. You've got to know how to work it.

The River of Sorrows almost never flows, due to a tricky confluence of climate change and water rights, but this year was different

Presenting America’s new adventure capitals

This film will leave you seeking out your next adventure—and it just might be on the shores of Hawaii

Don't be a kook. Here's a crash course in surf etiquette.

We prioritized natural beauty—and lack of crowds

Taking a tiny human floating seems intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be

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.

You're just as likely to build a robot as paddle a canoe at summer camp today, but the value of the experience is even more important for our screen-addled youth

Perform your best in these stylish yet technical bottoms

This year is a celebration of the past—each of the boats at the top of our list is a revamp of a bestseller. Some might say that looking back is a sign that the sport isn’t progressing, but we don’t agree.

Here’s what to know when shopping for a SUP

Everglades National Park is turning 85 years old in 2019. Here's how to make the most out of a visit to one of the wildest places in the U.S., from kayaking to birding to fishing and so much more.

Hoffmeister is no stranger to long kayak trips—she's already paddled around Ireland, Australia, and South America

Forget functional fitness. If you want to run whitewater on a SUP, you need focused fitness.

The hiking duo Her Odyssey highlight their journey from Patagonia to Colombia by nonmotorized travel

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