The author of ‘How to Prepare for Climate Change’ shares his takeaways from summer 2023
It was so hot that rescue helicopters couldn’t take off
The bear attack happened near Bearhole Lake Provincial Park in British Columbia, where most of that country’s grizzlies live
The story of the deadly avalanche in October 2022 on India’s Draupadi Ka Danda II
A 2022 lawsuit alleges Hof’s breathing exercises caused a 17-year-old girl to drown. The Dutch health guru seeks to dismiss the charge.
Based on the knowledge of expert contacts in the submersibles field, I felt certain almost immediately that OceanGate’s deep-sea vehicle had imploded. Why did the media spend so many days pushing the fantasy that there was still a chance?
Witnessing a friend’s dangerous fall prompted the author to reevaluate the way she talks about outdoor blunders
Matthew Read, 19, spent two days stranded in the woods
Cohen Schaumann is recuperating in a hospital after suffering a brutal fall on April 21
A 2022 boating fatality could be a harbinger of more frequent whitewater disasters on a dwindling Colorado River
After close calls in combat zones and on mountaineering expeditions, the journalist is taking a very different kind of journey
At a dark moment in his childhood, the actor found belonging when he buried himself beneath the snow
Two hikers died and more than ten required rescue after heavy rains inundated Buckskin Gulch
SAR crews in Oregon discovered the trapped motorist after he used his ingenuity to send an SOS signal
Executive producer Grant Kahler explains how the outdoor reality show went from a social experiment to survival of the meanest
The eight-episode series ‘Outlast’ pits survivalists against each other in a cruel game of psychological torture
He’s a big fan of survival shows, and I have a hunch he’s trying to recreate one on our trips
After the enormous earthquake in February, one group of Turkish mountaineers headed east, to help in any way they could
The ketchup conglomerate wants to celebrate the happy homecoming of Elvis Francois
Cold-weather athletes share their tales, advice, and trailside hacks about polar penis, a rarely-discussed—and yeah, really painful—ailment
The man plunged into a residential neighborhood in Oceanside, California, on Friday, and escaped with non-life-threatening injuries
The 2015 halfpipe world champion was buried by a slide while backcountry skiing near Tsugaike Mountain Resort
In 1976, Nanda Devi Unsoeld, the daughter of legendary alpinist Willi Unsoeld, died while climbing the massive Indian peak for which she was named. Decades later, friends, family, and surviving expedition members offer insights into what went wrong during this controversial adventure, shedding light on an enigmatic young woman who lived without limits.
A mother and her one-year-old son died after being mauled in the coastal town of Wales
Seacliff State Beach near Santa Cruz, California, felt the wrath of Mother Nature last week. These photos show the full extent of the damage.
Cautionary tales from the official journal of the Wilderness Medical Society
Injured in the SoCal backcountry, a man got a break when two campers heard him screaming for help
British explorer Karen Darke wants to become the first paraplegic person to ride an adaptive cycle in Antarctica
We asked the Outside contributing editor how she got the idea for her much anticipated new book, ‘Small Game,’ and how she used her personal survival experience to make it come to life
In an excerpt from ‘Small Game,‘ her first novel, Outside contributing editor Blair Braverman introduces a cast of characters who will be dropped in a remote landscape for a survival competition. An ominous future awaits them.
Need a backcountry overnight dwelling in a crisis? Survival skills instructor Jessie Krebs has you covered.
We binged ‘Human Playground,’ narrated by Idris Elba; ‘Aftershock: Everest and the Nepal Earthquake’; and ‘Thai Cave Rescue,’ a dramatized account of the 2018 ordeal, to figure out which ones are worth your time
Hiker Rebecca Clark says she ended up with a hole in her back and lots of stickers and thorns, but otherwise she is OK
An injured hiker is lucky to be alive after she was spotted by a passenger aboard Colorado’s Durango-Silverton railroad
Leon Sparks, 44, was trying to summit three mountains in one trek when he tumbled down Colorado’s El Diente Peak
Hiker Andrew Devers went missing in Washington State’s Mount Baker–Snoqualmie National Forest with no food or water in June 2021
After going missing on Monday while descending from the summit, Nelson was found by a search and rescue team
Two days after Nelson went missing on Manaslu, details about the ski mountaineer’s accident are emerging
‘Alone: Frozen’ wrapped up on Thursday, and the series crowned a female champion for the first time
A mare named Oriana is lucky to be alive after a terrifying tumble down a ravine in Oregon
The longtime pro surfer and adventurer endured massive swells and perilous weather on his 2,400-mile voyage from California to Hawaii—all in a 20-foot survival craft
Public-health crises are greatly helped by accurate numbers. Why can’t we get a true count of heat deaths?
A group of researchers from University of California at Irvine investigated the link between SAR incidents, park visitation, and Twitter posts. Their conclusions could inform how hikers portray their own adventures—and view those of others—online.
The family of Lauren Davis desperately sought answers after she was fatally struck by a driver while biking to work in New York City in 2016. At every step, the criminal-justice system let them down, raising the question of what justice should look like for victims of traffic violence.
New Zealand student Anna Parsons broke nearly every major bone in her body in a fall in Yosemite National Park
The latest ‘Alone’ winner shares stories from surviving in Labrador and details behind preparing for the show