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The decade-long hunt captured the world's attention, but when it finally ended in June, everyone still wanted to know: Who had solved the mystery? This week, as legal proceedings threaten his anonymity, a 32-year-old medical student is ready to go on the record.

Do-it-all technical denim to look good and ride better

During a hot and lonely summer, I grabbed my tools and created an outdoor watering hole to entertain friends—at a safe distance, of course! This may be the best idea I’ve ever had.

There are important decisions to make before and after your recyclables leave your hands

The pieces we kept coming back to

As locals get priced out of Aspen, Stowe, and Whistler, here are the places ski bums are heading to next

John Clendenin, hailed as the greatest instructor in the U.S., has some unexpected advice for skiers: forget style, practice a four-word mantra, and get to know your feet

Believe it or not, there’s still time for you procrastinators to make the most of the last weekend of summer

Yogis are flocking to plein air classes everywhere from the African bush to downtown Austin rooftops

Two new podcasts are telling stories about climate and environmental change—and giving us a venue for considering the future

The Arc'teryx Oriel tights are light enough for summer heat but stand strong against errant branches and rough rock

The Sno-Go is the only way to have fun in the snow on a bike

Our favorite places to live could look a lot different in 2080, according to a new study

New Mexico wants to create a first-of-its-kind Outdoor Equity Fund for underserved youth. Other states that care about preserving the natural world and raising a new generation of activists should take note.

Mountain towns are some of the best places to find award-winning craft spirits. These are our favorites.

We've been testing Backcountry's touring kit. Here are our thoughts.

From costumed toboggan rides to an unsanctioned triathlon in the Tetons, these quirky competitions are no joke

Don't want to spend money on prepackaged energy food? Use one of these machines to make your own jerky or dried fruit.

After an hours-long day in the mountains, all we want to do is eat. These are the Outside staff's go-to meals.

We’re a competitive bunch. Here’s how we stay fit enough to keep up.

A wintertime search-and-rescue drama that began with a predawn disappearance and a single terrifying clue: blood. No big deal, though. All we needed was a miracle.

Either learn to ride difficult passages of singletrack or simply walk them. But please stop ruining the challenges for everyone with cheater stones and shortcuts.

There's powder in the forecast from Florida to Vermont, but the southern Rockies continue to be snow starved as the worst season just about anyone can remember continues

Learn to build a fire, track animals, and forage for wild food—and still sleep in a bed

We weigh in on our favorite shoulder-season shirts and jackets

Want a good campsite? Check out those run by the United States Army Corps of Engineers.

From full-fledged resorts to rustic, remote pools, these spots are worth tracking down

There's nothing quite like breaking up the workday with a run, but logistics can make it tough to pull off. Here's how to execute flawlessly.

From the mundane (check the water in your batteries) to the brash (sell your home)

Three days, sixty rides, and as much beer as you can (safely) drink

Our editors played hooky for a day to take advantage of last week's 29-inch dump on Santa Fe, New Mexico

Plus a few other excellent things I learned at FUZE SW, a food conference you do not want to miss.

Ben Hewitt’s essay on “unschooling” in our September issue has sparked some heated debate. Few parents are willing to do as the Hewitts do, and turn their kids loose entirely. But how can we give our children more freedom?

Ernest Moniz talks to Outside about radioactive waste, SuperTrucks, dazzling solar arrays, southwestern breakfasts, and a trout stream that has to remain top secret.

One man and his canine pal cover 13,000 miles in 32 states to discover just how strong our relationship is with man's best friend.

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