The Wigudun Galu Association celebrates the ancestral gender diversity of their Indigenous territory
The artist’s first-ever Web3 collection tells the story of his own journey into the outdoors
Long a popular tourist destination, Lesotho’s Afriski Mountain Resort is slowly gaining traction with local residents, too
In his new book ‘Wayward: Stories and Photographs,’ Chris Burkard takes readers behind the camera on his quest for meaningful experiences
It was only when Stephen Shelesky moved out west that he began to truly accept himself and become part of a supportive community
In an excerpt from his new book, ‘There and Back: Photographs from the Edge,’ the renowned climber and filmmaker recounts a 2003 expedition with snowboarder Stephen Koch
As a professional photographer, I was disappointed in GoPro’s cameras until the brand’s newest iteration
As always, Apple found clever ways to improve upon its camera lenses, making the latest iteration increasingly useful for outdoor adventures
Cecilia Blomdahl’s viral videos are a window into an unfamiliar world full of polar bears, reindeer, and adventures on snowmobiles. But they also offer suprisingly resonant insights for those of us who’ve just spent a year in quarantine.
During the 2015 Gold King Mine spill, Mylo Fowler raised money selling photo prints to deliver drinking water to the Navajo people
Capture your adventures like never before
A recent incident involving a renowned wildlife photographer allegedly baiting foxes at Grand Teton sheds light on a larger issue
Unpacking an all-time Lee Cohen ski photo during a March storm in Alta, Utah
This season the Nepalese government says it will require climbers and guides to get permission from its Department of Tourism before disseminating images of others on the mountain. Enforcing it won’t be easy.
For over a decade, TJ Watt has been shooting photos of disappearing forests in Canada's westernmost province. This striking before-and-after series may help protect what's left.
Switching it up was exactly what he needed
Fed up with packed trails and parking lots, small groups of people have begun to summit in the dark
During May, UK-based photographer Nick Pumphrey challenged himself to experience the sunrise every morning in the sea
How L. Renee Blount, a.k.a. Instagram's @urbanclimbr, blended her passions for climbing, travel, and design into a budding photography career
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Are social media and selfie culture killing the outdoors? Nah... but as a visit to some overshared spots reveals, they’re challenging our notions about whether there’s a right way to appreciate nature—and who gets to do it.
Surfers at Rockaway Beach held a paddle out this weekend in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement
We asked professional photographers for the skills you can practice in your own neighborhood
Spring is the ideal time to collect maple sap and boil it down to syrup. When COVID-19 hit, writer and photographer Andy Cochrane paused his travels around the country and headed home just in time to help his parents with their annual maple-syrup operation in northern Minnesota. Here's how they did it.
Tools for capturing high-energy pursuits
Everything you need to get the shot
Notoriously crowded beaches, national parks, and other classic travel destinations are now vacant and quiet. See the difference in these before and after COVID-19-shutdown photos.
In his new photo book "Errors of Possession," adventure photographer Garrett Grove documents the region's shifting industries and culture
You don't need to invest in a lot of equipment and expensive photography classes to get high-quality shots. Just use these simple tricks, courtesy of a professional travel photographer.
The architect Charles Bello has spent the past 52 years restoring forests from logging and protecting the land on his 400-acre Bello Ranch in Northern California. Here's what he's learned along the way.
'Expedition Norway' follows a group of photographers on a mission to document the northern lights
Arctic Bath, a stunning new wellness retreat, makes it easy for guests to try out the Swedish health traditions of saunas and icy plunges
A record number of participants took part in the most thrilling marathon on American soil
When the sun goes down, they take to the streets
An armchair psychological study of outdoor Instagram poses—and what you can do to stand out from the crowd. As illustrated by Outside staffers.
Harold Bennally wanted to run the Boston Marathon in moccasins. So he planned a fundraiser on the Navajo Nation to get there.
Use these tips to make sure you get the shot this year
As his dreams of going pro faded, photographer Cooper Dodds fell back in love with ski jumping in an unexpected place. His new photo book, 'Jumper: Flying in the Heartland,' documents the Midwest's surprisingly popular, no-frills tournament circuit.
From unexpected snowstorms to below-freezing bathroom breaks, winter camping is a wild adventure. Some nights, you relish the hilarity of navigating tent poles with numb fingers. Other nights, you'd rather show up, sit back, and crack open a beer. If you're ready for the latter—a mix of chilly excursions and heated luxury—it's time to treat yourself at one of North America's best winter glamping sites. Here are our favorites.
The husband and wife directing team open up about the life and work that they’ve created together—and where it all goes from here.
‘Parks’ chronicles the evolution of the visual identity of the national park system through its maps, pamphlets, and other informational ephemera
Sometimes smartphone cameras don’t cut it. Upgrade that special mother in your life to the Coolpix B600, which features 60x optical zoom, full HD video, and built-in WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity for sharing photos. The controls are simple, so she can get shooting right out of the box.
A few of our favorite adventure photographers share the behind-the-scenes tales of their legendary pictures
At the inaugural Formation, hard-charging female mountain bikers hit big lines in Utah, with the hopes of starting an all-new event for women’s freeriding
A new book showcases the globe-trotting work of a photographer whose life mission is to document masks from endangered cultures
Ridgeway was a force to be reckoned with, and over more than three decades with Patagonia helped pioneer its iconic aesthetic
Joby revolutionized tripods with the GorillaPod, which has legs that adjust to uneven surfaces and can wrap around all kinds of objects. The 1K is small, with a ball-head attachment that works with cameras of up to 2.2 pounds. If you want something beefier, go for the 5K.
'Practice of Creativity' is about surf photographer Patricia van Hanswijck de Jonge, who documents the surfers of Southern California