Chloe Abbott is an elite sprinter and Olympic-hopeful who trains under coach renowned Bobby Kersee.
Friends pay tribute to an icon of the Yosemite climbing scene
Athletes of all levels have considered whether their choice of birth control might influence how they train, recover, and perform. But the answer is complicated. Here’s what you need to know.
No matter the weather, get a taste of summer with the grilled, smoky flavor of this chicken salad
Donate? Auction? Burn? Experts weigh in on how the apparel giant should navigate its footwear crisis.
5 tips to help you feel less critical and embrace your body
What’s the difference between overcoming hardship and succumbing to it? Grit.
You probably don’t need new skis. Unless you really do. Here's how you'll know.
It's simple—but so challenging
A difficult breakup had the musician worried he’d lost his identity. A solo road trip reminded him of who he is.
Fueled by fearmongering and phony rhetoric, plans to force cyclists to obtain licenses are not new—but they are ridiculous
Our initial testing reveals the updates to the beloved, game-changing Vaporfly make it an even better marathon racing shoe
From "light your face on fire" to "mild-mannered comfort accent"
Over a dozen ski areas have extended their seasons by at least a week, some up a month or more. It’s not too late to plan one last adventure.
The PCT traces the west coast of the U.S. over almost 2,700 miles. Our expert trail columnist reveals everything you need to know about what to pack, eat, and read, plus where to sleep and how to have the most fun on this scenic long trail.
Director Robin Van Gyn discusses her new documentary series, which is playing on Outside Watch now
Fubuki snow boots are the warmest, lightest, and most functional winter boots we’ve ever worn
There’s no more difficult or uncomfortable physical challenge than holding your breath underwater for an extended period
So-called “augmented feedback” can offer both information and motivation. A new study tries to separate the effects.
Losing her dad on 9/11 led to years of struggle. Then the skier reconnected with the happiness he’d given her by hauling ass down a mountain.
Get outside without breaking the bank
Two hikers died and more than ten required rescue after heavy rains inundated Buckskin Gulch
One of the world’s largest Joshua tree forests is now federally protected
In a new National Geographic show, the Top Chef winner explores some of the world's most remote places and cuisines
Run the world’s largest night race and you’re bound to have one of the most unusual experiences of your life
Therapy on the hiking trail couldn’t fix the new normal of Oregon wildfire season, but could it help me grapple with it?
After a grapefruit-size cancerous tumor nearly killed her, the physician committed to spending as much time as possible doing what she loves most
Women Take The Lead Retreat is creating space for women of color in the running industry to network, learn, and connect with tools to advance their careers
You'd never hit the trail with an untidy pack, so why keep your pantry in disarray?
Here's how to strengthen and stretch an area of the shoulder that can be difficult to exercise but easy to injure
Living full-time in the frozen wilderness requires a special kit
In a time when people are more attached to their devices than ever, getting outside has never been more vital to our happiness and wellbeing.
We destroyed packs from three different price points to help you decide which one to buy
When the mountain guide was caught in an avalanche, he was sure it was the end. But deep inside himself he discovered the will to live.
On its way from Chicago to California, Route 66 passes some of the most spectacular adventures in the U.S. Consider this your guide to kicking up some outdoorsy fun along the historical route.
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Volunteers in Montana recently dug a migration corridor through chest-high snowdrifts. They hope the passage prevents bison from being struck by motorists.
Step aside, protein – new research shows that eating leafy greens holds a whole lot of potential for strengthening muscles
Growing up as an immigrant had her believing that she had to be stronger than everybody else just to get by. When she started trail running, she was physically tested in ways she found thrilling.
Three runners finish what is typically a nearly impossible race in Tennessee
A former elite runner finds her creative stride by designing activewear that tells the story of her family history in the French West Indies
Protein helps your body maintain muscle mass, prevents next-day soreness, and sustains energy. Pack it in with these filling, recovery-boosting recipes.
Get outside without breaking the bank
A scientist from the University of Colorado explains why the presence of human bacteria on the South Col represents a groundbreaking discovery
While trying to qualify for an English Channel crossing, swimmers swallowed ingestible thermometers. They got really cold.
The cyclist had taken pride in never having a serious accident. Then a fall showed him how to measure progress bit by bit.
A tour of Island Creek Oysters gave me the insight on how microclimate affects the taste of these aquatic delicacies
5 simple ways to curb your food waste and save money
Our gear director explains what makes the Lightweight Merino Buff a critical part of his daily kit
After the ocean took away her partner, the marine biologist found a way to live with loss
When Scott Pirsig’s close friend Bob Sturtz suffered a stroke deep in Minnesota’s Boundary Waters, Pirsig had no choice but to leave him in the wilderness and make a desperate sprint to get help
After a recent shoot-out in Mexico that left two Americans dead, and a new alert warning of crime in Costa Rica, travelers are wondering if their spring-break plans to these countries should be put on hold
A new study looks into the benefits of adding dairy to your morning cup of coffee
Stop relying on bulky socks to keep your feet warm when you hike
After learning that length is indeed equal to warmth, I now wear a parka for everything but backcountry activities
A proposed law would require hikers who ignored warning signs or walked on closed trails to reimburse the state for SAR
Schools invested in outdoor ed during the pandemic, but the growth was disproportionate to high-income communities
It was a tribute to being human
Sally Bergesen interviews Kara Goucher about the release of her new book, ‘The Longest Race,’ and on finding her voice in a system that dehumanized female athletes
The journalist was was about to quit his reporting trip down a remote river in Colombia when a group of kids reminded him that finding great stories demands that you participate in normal existence
When it comes to skiing in the East, New Hampshire ski resorts have everything you could ever want in a ski vacation
The Rocket X2 marathon racer delivers soft landings and propulsive blast-offs that rival the best in the business
The sport’s only nonagenarian shares his story—and wisdom—from decades on the trail
Shiffrin tied and then broke Ingemar Stenmark's World Cup wins record over the weekend
When I spent a month in Italy, I expected to find great food. What I didn't expect was for that food to be great running fuel, too.
Our editor has tips for staying warm—but not too toasty
When the adventurer began studying shipwrecks carrying enslaved people, she was scared to uncover the pain of their sad history. Then she realized the beauty of connecting with our ancestors.
Katie Burrell has developed a brand around teaching winter-sports experts and strivers to chill out and share a laugh. Her upcoming film, ‘Weak Layers,’ revives the old party-hard ski comedy—with women at the center of the action.
Experts weigh in on whether your period ought to have a say in your workouts
Which is better: a couple of pieces that capably do the job, or an array of options for dialed-in performance?
We let dogs out to run. We should do the same for ourselves.
Here’s what our team used to thrive last month
An expert gives us an insight on cordyceps, and it turns out we have no reason to fear
The most satisfyingly crunchy cordyceps BLT, a perfect snack for the next airing of 'The Last of Us' or after a tough endurance workout
SAR crews in Oregon discovered the trapped motorist after he used his ingenuity to send an SOS signal
After this mother of seven miraculously survived a violent car crash, she found a new purpose in climbing high-altitude peaks
A state-by-state guide to climate change impacts already unfolding, and how to get involved in local mitigation and resiliency projects
Age may be just a number—but so is your weekly mileage
We can save this planet
The Consumer Product Safety Commission says that the products can release harmful magnets when the closure systems degrade or fail