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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.

Teenage diver Sebastian Morris and his dad were hunting for treasure in the Gulf of Mexico when they found a below-the-knee prosthetic. How do you lose that in the ocean? Amazingly, they solved the mystery.

Facebook is developing a new app for children, and advocates think it’s a terrible idea

The past year has been relentless in so many ways. But despite the challenges, there’s also a lot of good news out there to get you excited about the months ahead.

What to do when a significant other, or a friend, doesn't respect your decisions

After more than a year of pandemic living, let us remember why it’s worth getting out there

Watching strangers get their spines adjusted on Chirogram is my pandemic catharsis

A recent incident involving a renowned wildlife photographer allegedly baiting foxes at Grand Teton sheds light on a larger issue

Race performance still matters more than social media. For now. 

And things got rocky fast. Our correspondent talks to Jennifer Miller about Colorado, misconceptions, and a mysterious type of footwear called “hiking sandals.”

TikTok star Alexis Nikole Nelson says you don't have to live near the woods to gather your own meal. Here's how to get started.

In the spell of a week, a mysterious monolith appeared in the Utah desert and was subsequently removed by some slackline bros. The saga has raised more questions than answers.

The majority of my favorite days have been on trails that wouldn't make anyone's list

An urban food writer chases deer in the backcountry with two of Instagram’s female hunting stars—and comes home transformed

A new school of social-media influencers are giving hunting a fresh and decidedly female face. Our writer joins two rising stars of “huntstagram” in the Arizona backcountry to chase mule deer for her first time—and see if she can stomach what it takes to be an omnivore.

By setting boundaries around what you post, when you're online, and who you surround yourself with in real life, you can strike a better balance between Instagram and reality

Staying connected and productive on the move can be tough. Here's how to make it easier.

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.

The regulations will allow collegiate runners to market themselves for profit 

"For too long, Facebook has failed to take sufficient steps to stop the spread of hateful lies and dangerous propaganda on its platform"

Our writer has a man crush on a Utah cook-stove inventor named Steve Despain, and it’s easy to see why. Using creative design, smart marketing, and YouTube star turns, he’s brought glamour to the humblest little workhorse in the outdoors.

Post something anti-racist instead. Better yet, do something anti-racist instead.

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, three Chinese teams reached the top of the world

The response to Arbery’s murder highlighted what I already knew: the running world is deeply divided by race, and we must address it

Could the company's latest play to own the experience economy transport me virtually around the world? I made sangria with drag queens in Portugal, meditated with sleepy sheep in Scotland, and visited stray dogs in Ukraine to find out just how far Zoom-powered travel could take me.

The books, movies, podcasts, music, and more that our editors couldn’t stop talking about

With the coronavirus bringing global travel to a halt, take this time to pare down your dream destinations to the ones that really matter to you

From Patagonia to South Africa to Yosemite, visit some of our favorite places on the planet in real time via these live webcams—and start dreaming of where you want to go when we can travel again

Staying home as much as possible is the most useful thing we can do

In an era dominated by online shopping, dubious influencer endorsements, and trendy, direct-to-consumer gear, it’s harder than ever to know who to trust. Jenny Gyllander, the mind behind the product-review Instagram account @thingtesting, is here to cut through the noise.

I watched 40-plus hours of thru-hiking vlogs. These are the ones that are worth your time.

From surf cams to Fat Bear Week, live nature feeds inspire adventure and offer a break from reality

This world champion says you can get into surf shape without ever catching a wave

An armchair psychological study of outdoor Instagram poses—and what you can do to stand out from the crowd. As illustrated by Outside staffers.

Anxiety, hypochondria, OCD, and travel might sound like a recipe for disaster. But I've seen the world despite my mental health. Here's how I manage my mind on the road.

Annual shred flicks used to be the only place to see the best lines and hucks of the previous year. Then Instagram and YouTube arrived. Does social media spell the end for the beloved genre?

As red-rock meccas like Moab, Zion, and Arches become overrun with visitors, our writer wonders if Utah's celebrated Mighty Five ad campaign worked too well—and who gets to decide when a destination is "at capacity."

The books, movies, podcasts, music, and more that our editors couldn’t stop talking about

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