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."
Grammy nominee Mike Posner left behind his life in L.A. to go on a 2,851-mile journey in search of... something. Here's what he learned about grief, motivation, struggle, and authenticity.
'Let's Talk' follows tech-minimalism evangelist Chris Andrews on a journey by foot across the United States
Tech shaming has made us believe that the outdoor experience has to be pure or nothing. Here's why you should absolve your guilt about using your gadgets in nature.
The e-retailer pursued legal action against dozens of companies for trademark infringement over the word "backcountry." Now the CEO is apologizing.
Has Governor Gavin Newsom done a bad job managing the wildfires? Should he invest in "cleaning" the forest? We've got answers.
Instagram can make even the most far-flung places seem accessible. But how much does it really cost to get the shot?
"The book was fine but I hated the story"
Katie Boué started practicing No Social Sundays and reclaimed her time
A mandatory helmet law in NYC is how Vision Zero ends.
Which seat reigns supreme? We polled you (and our editors) to find out.
As Wyn Wiley, the creator of the drag-queen Instagram star, explains, it all started when he grabbed some six-inch heels buried in his closet and decided to take a risk
The story of what happened after a climber spotted a religious figure mounted on the wall of her local climbing gym
Work the system, get to know your local outdoor-sports store, and take advantage of steeply discounted gear
The company is growing fast, adding roughly a million users a month, and it has lofty goals to expand far beyond its old identity as a platform for logging rides and runs. Can it succeed?
Some believe the platform has made the sport more accessible and lucrative for female anglers. But not everyone sees it that way.
Slow travel is popular in Europe and catching on in the U.S. It's not a bad way to ease your climate (and possibly flight) anxiety.
How much does the world need to know about a deadly bear attack? That question was tested in the Yukon last year, after the horrific loss of a mother and daughter caused a destructive media storm.
French authorities brought the man to safety after he made a 528-foot free ascent