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Reeling from her husband’s request to divorce after 25 years of marriage and two kids, Florence Williams was experiencing debilitating grief. An accomplished reporter, she decided to explore the science of heartache to see if she could find a cure. In this excerpt from her new book, ‘Heartbreak: A Personal and Scientific Journey,’ she heads out for a 120-mile solo paddle on Utah’s Green River, with a too heavy portable toilet and a shattered heart.

The precocious author’s debut release was the December-January pick for the Outside Book Club. We spoke with him about his journey along the Magdalena, Colombia’s longest waterway, and his attempt to understand the quickly changing country

Seasonal outdoor work seems idyllic, but it isn’t an easy lifestyle. Guides are starting to open up about the challenges of constant transitions, and new research offers insight into their unique situation.

Jordan Salama’s new book is an impressive debut by an up-and-coming travel writer

Author Jordan Salama began writing this captivating book, about a journey down Colombia’s Magdalena River, when he was just a college student

Plan your next adventure on one of the nation’s most resplendent waterways with the help of Gaia GPS

The River Democracy Act will establish Oregon as the country’s undisputed leader in permanent river protection.

Between sun, water, sand, and wind, river trips are hard on the skin. Here are six packable essentials to protect you from the elements.

But there’s still hope if we start managing water differently and addressing climate change, both of which are making dry spells more extreme

In an excerpt from his latest book, ‘Freedom,’ the celebrated nonfiction writer describes a journey along Pennsylvania’s train tracks with friends he met while reporting on the war in Afghanistan

By the late 1990s, the Chinook salmon of Oregon’s Lostine River were nearly gone. Now a collaboration of hard work is paying off.

The underrated West Virginia adventure hub is finally getting the recognition it deserves

Tenkara fly-fishing in Colorado with Daniel Galhardo

Paddling across a lake where a river used to be

'Rio Rica' introduces us to Rica Fulton and the Little Snake River, a lesser known tributary of the West's renowned Yampa River

Chile's Rio Claro is a beautiful stretch of water, some sections of which are only accessible by kayak

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