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A bevy of mapping apps exist to track and plan trips for different outdoor activities. Here’s the best one for running, cycling, hiking, backpacking, climbing, and skiing.

On June 20, adaptive athletes Vasu Sojitra and Pete McAfee pulled off what is believed to be a historic first in ski mountaineering

Professional skier Drew Petersen opens up about his struggles with suicidal thoughts—and explains why talking about it is key to addressing the mental health crisis

Looking to progress in your sport? From deepwater soloing in Majorca to mountain biking in New Zealand, these trips will take you to the next level.

In their Outside TV series, Mike Chambers and Jason Antin take on crazy adventures between Friday evening and Monday morning, inspiring the rest of us to do more with our Saturdays and Sundays, too

I study climate change, and my work left me depressed and suicidal. Then my dad got cancer.

In New Hampshire, Maine, and Vermont, local stewards have banded together to persuade private landowners to allow access to backcountry skiing, mountain biking, and other kinds of outdoor recreation

For two years, I logged nearly 70 snack varieties in a spreadsheet on my search for the perfect adventure snack

In her new memoir, 'The Secret to Superhuman Strength,' the 'Fun Home' cartoonist scrutinizes her quest for spiritual solace through 60 years of athletic obsessions

Snowboarders from Fukushima, Japan, rely on the outdoor community for a sense of normalcy after the natural and nuclear disasters of 2011

The life of Natalie Rines Terry, one of the country’s top ski instructors for 50 years

The best way to refuel after a perfect day of adventure? With your crew at one of these ideally located watering holes.

The phone rang and it was our 18-year-old, Hatcher, who apparently took a hard spill while ripping laps on Eldora Mountain. Or so we think: he’s OK now, but he still has no idea what really happened.

Heli-skiing has a reputation for risk, but the ride up isn’t usually part of the equation

Unpacking an all-time Lee Cohen ski photo during a March storm in Alta, Utah

What it takes to be a part of the rescue team on one of the world’s most dangerous mountains

Where to snag late-season deals, uncrowded slopes, and good-quality snow well into April

I’ve never been one for post-bath luxuries, but this cozy zip-up has me hooked

Spring has sprung, and we’re excited about it

Outside’s ethics guru on who public lands are for

Farmer Dave doesn’t go to other ski resorts because he enjoys the simplicity of one as a way to get the most out of the resources he has

British Columbia is in the midst of a major surge in coronavirus cases, forcing resorts to shutter early

The legendary skier anoints a successor, Breezy Johnson, to the title she held for years

Outside’s ethics guru on whether we should prioritize uphill or downhill traffic in the backcountry

The untold story of why a generation of dreamers abandoned promising lives to deliver pizza and chase their wildest powder dreams

Skiers Lexi duPont and Drew Tabke seek out ski lines from the air

Mountain guide Mark Smiley released a digital snow safety course. Here’s how it stacks up to the real thing.

The chairlift’s single greatest quality is the sense of community it creates on the mountain

Are your skis the best tool for the season you want, or the season you have? An impassioned argument for thin-waisted planks.

We’ve been testing skis for decades. These are our all-time favorites for groomers, backcountry bowls, and everything in between.

The magnetic MFI system keeps your face covered without fogging up

Favorites include fire pits, food, and coffee

The legendary filmmaker pioneered the stoke film and helped create skiing’s counterculture, but ‘Ski Bum’ on Discovery+ shows how his life behind the scenes was anything but easy

An avalanche is every backcountry adventurer’s worst nightmare. Know what to do with your beacon in case the worst happens.

And here’s how you can do it yourself at home, step-by-step

Professional skiers Tessa Treadway and Izzy Lynch venture through the mountains to unload the weight of life

The nonprofit Skiku has brought nordic skiing to thousands of Native kids in Alaska, where access to the sport has historically been limited

A massive storm led to a record-breaking 60-hour shutdown at Utah’s Little Cottonwood Canyon last weekend, followed by a day of private skiing exclusively for those already in the area

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