Alex Honnold has made a career of facing down risk in the mountains. Because of that, he has insight into how to process that possibility.

'The Mentor' chronicles climber Marcus Garcia’s relationship with climbing legend, Jimmy Ray Forester

The successful businesswomen learned all about entrepreneurship at home on the windswept Aleutian Islands. They had to.

Completing the entire trail isn't the point

In this film from Spindrift, climber Heather Weidner​​​​​​​ attempts her fifth 5.14 sport climb in Saint George, Utah

In 1986, Sharon Wood became the first North American woman to climb the world's tallest peak. Now she's opening up about her experience—on and off the mountain.

Better to drift apart with love than to strangle a friendship by trying to make it work when it doesn’t

The siblings essentially crossed finish lines together in high school track. Moving far apart and facing their own demons, they found that the bond of running holds fast.

How to handle ego in its many (sometimes potentially deadly) forms

What do you do after getting turned down by a dream job? Keep getting turned down.

No, not all dogs love having a new companion in the house, and yes, it is possible for pets to have panic attacks. Here's how to grow your pack smoothly.

What to do about a friend who's uptight about splitting expenses and a date who's uptight about bodily functions

Trading spoons for cams, one set of newlyweds now has everything it needs to explore together

From filmmaker Mike Hopkins, 'Siblings' highlights how having a brother or sister will make you a better cyclist

You can teach confidence and a love of physical activity—but it starts with keeping weight out of the conversation

You know that special feeling when you meet a stranger during an adventure, form a bond, vow to keep in touch—and then the whole thing fizzles out? Don’t feel alone. As Chuck Thompson explains, firefly relationships are an outdoor rite of passage, and in their own strange way, they’re magic.

Skylights, a show run by wilderness therapists, talks about nature-oriented approaches to topics like gaming addiction, parenting, and isolation

How to share your passion for solo adventure without feeling judged or defensive

'Motherfish' paints a portrait of how this mother raised her son to be a steward of the outdoors

Why we name, talk to, and occasionally kiss our gear

Sometimes, able-bodied partners need to be sat down

Whether you're looking for deals on gear or an inside line on your dream trip, the perfect group is just a click away

The famed ski mountaineer on what she thinks about when she looks down

Who says summer camp is just for kids? We rounded up seven escapes made for grown-ups (and a few for their families), plus seven more to entertain the kids while the adults are at play.

The end was coming for Roany, a strong and beautiful horse who’d been at the center of Pam Houston’s life for 25 years. What she wanted for him was simple: a peaceful exit, lifted by the touch of human hands.

The risks and rewards of being (literally and figuratively) out in the wilderness

Cornhole is like blue-collar bocce—a staple lawn game that’s tailor-made for playing with one hand (leaving the other one free to hold your beverage). It can be tempting to go for a lighter, more weatherproof set made from aluminum or plastic, but you want solid wood boards like these for…

This is what lawn games in Norway look like. Divide into two teams and try to knock over kubbs (or pins) with a wooden baton until you topple the other team’s king. According to our friends in Scandinavia, this is how Vikings entertained themselves when they weren’t pillaging.

The game is simple: Work with your teammate to get your Frisbee in the can. Toss the disc and sink it in the top of the can for three points, have your teammate knock your throw in through the top for one, and hit the side for two. Angle a…

If you don’t have a bocce set at this point in your life, what are you even doing, bro? These dense composite-resin balls come sandwiched inside a pine carrying case, so you look good when you show up to play.

Put a stick on top of a pole and try to knock it off with a Frisbee. That’s the gist of Frisknock. Be warned—it’s addictive. Luckily, Tenalach’s version glows in the dark so you can still see your target after sundown.

Take the fun of Spikeball, eliminate all the setup, and you have Rocketball. Play one-on-one or in teams, trying to bounce the ball off the board and past your opponents. The best part? The board floats, so you can easily move from grass to the pool or lake.

Michigan-raised writer Dean Kuipers and his brothers had a problem with their father: he had alienated all of them, and his attempt to regain their affection with a hunting property he’d bought only made things worse. Then something wonderful happened, rooted in their shared love of wild places. An exclusive excerpt from Kuipers's new memoir ‘The Deer Camp.’

Whether you're seeking a climbing partner or a coffee date, it's never been easier to engage with other like-minded travelers, thanks to apps and active social-media groups with extensive reaches

I'm older than I was, but younger than I will be

Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in

Plus, should you take someone else's spot in a race if you know you won't finish?

Josh Morgerman is an obsessive stormchaser. As hurricanes grow fiercer and more destructive, what does it mean to be someone who loves them?

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