Grippy, durable climbing footwear that will get you to the wall (and back) in comfort and style

36 testers tried 40 jackets. These are the crème de la crème.

Twelve testers donned 36 tops to find this summer’s best new shirts, midlayers, and baselayers.

Whether you’re looking for a comfortable shoe to keep out pebbly intruders or an easy slide for your beach getaway, we’ve got you covered

We put over 10,000 miles on 85 different running shoes over six months to find the best new models for every stride and pace

13 tents went out into the wild. Only 7 made it back out.

No climb is too steep and no trail too techy for this newest generation of e-MTBs

14 testers zipped, cinched, and buckled 18 pants and shorts. These five are the very best.

36 gear testers tried 41 shell jackets. These ones came out on top.

Get up to get down with our seven favorite bikes in the category

Six testers tried 22 climbing accessories. These ones came out on top.

The days of broken tines and stomach aches are over

Our team of testers vetted 20 new rucksacks. These ones came out on top.

Six testers rode nearly two dozen surfboards. These were the ones that came out on top.

If you've been held back from doing something that excites or intrigues you, read on

15 testers tried 12 of the season’s top packs. These rose above the rest.

From road to mountain, these are our favorite cycling kicks of the year

We tested 32 new products to find the best audio quality for every listener and budget

Many believe intermittent fasting negatively affects women’s hormones and fertility. The science suggests otherwise.

Lots of people struggle to find new friends for outdoor activities. But taking initiative (and acknowledging your awkwardness) goes a long way.

How a successful running coach from California hopes to bring other female coaches along

The adaptive athlete was missing the thrill-seeking activities that used to define his life—until an experience on an icy pier showed him that he could find fulfillment just about anywhere

Hundreds of online platforms post traveler reviews, but only a handful police recommendations for fake or promotional content. Which ones should you rely on when planning a trip? Our expert weighs in.

Among the world’s harrowing marine survival stories, the strangest might be a crew’s escape from one of the earliest submarines

Officials say evidence suggests the men were caught by a flash flood. This is the second double tragedy in the famous slot canyon this year.

Nature and nurture both contribute to a dog’s lifespan. Bobi, the world’s oldest dog, is a perfect example.

Tip Top’s canned cocktails are in a league of their own (and tailor made for your next camping trip)

Adventure athletes like pro snowboarder Eric Jackson have begun to dabble in the pursuit, helping create a bridge between two previously distinct outdoor communities.

Barking and lunging outbursts can put a damper on life with your pup, but there’s hope for calming your canine

A certified personal trainer breaks down what you actually need to know about lifting and running

‘We Share the Sun’ is a new book that takes a behind-the-scenes look inside the life of Patrick Sang, the coach behind many of the Kenyan super-elite marathoners

The father-son duo of Dick and Rick Hoyt conquered over 1,100 endurance events worldwide, including more than 70 marathons

Scientists reconsider the assumption that it only helps strength and power athletes

After being hit by a car, the entrepreneur was afraid to cross the street. Training for a marathon helped her take back her life.

As you’re visiting national parks this summer, don’t miss out on these spectacular outlooks, mountain summits, and lake vistas. We’ve got the intel on how to reach them all.

Right out of college, Leath Tonino traveled to Antarctica to experience the frozen landscape of his childhood exploration heroes. The daily routine was a bit dull—shoveling snow for the U.S. government—until a pair of skinny skis unlocked the potential of the vast snowy expanse.

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The 2023 death toll on Everest has already reached double digits—with multiple people still missing. And the climbing season isn’t over yet.

Chinese Crested dogs are speedy, high-energy, always ready for adventure, and… well… naked

Fast-food veggie burgers are hit-or-miss, but Shake Shack’s might be a winner

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Adventure dad Jacob Moon shares his advice on the most important part of parenting—spending time together outdoors

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First impressions from Christina Chappetta and Jason Lucas

Social media influencers have started a trend of posting videos of them running long distances without training. Here’s why the science says it’s probably not a great idea.   

The marine biologist and mother was struggling to find time to nourish herself. Then she found a community of wave-riding moms.

The annual NSAA report shows that skiers flocked to the powder in a big way in 2022-23

We traveled to Los Angeles to Strava’s exclusive event of panels and announcements. Here were some of the essential things we learned about where the tech giant is headed. 

We found the best deals on our favorite gear for you

Competitive cycling—even at the amateur level—can teach you a lot about bikes, yourself, and life

Because of all the gear you buy for your rides, your helmet may be the most important

The New York-based upstart apparel company’s community ethos isn’t just for show

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Take an epic tour of the sweeping prairie and secluded mountains of eastern Montana

You don’t need to tote a frying pan into the backcountry to make a pancake breakfast. All you need is a canister stove with a pot, two or three ingredients, and a metal mug.

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These 15 trails offer getaways for every type of hiker in the East

The gondola is still in play, but a new tolling program in Big and Little Cottonwood Canyon could charge cars $25 to $50 to get to the resorts

These joints are essential for all of your outdoor activities. These movements will keep them functional and healthy.

Losing a close friend taught the fitness instructor that embracing your emotions is a sign of strength and growth

Though Andover Village Square is small, it houses a massive name in the Boston sandwich game: D’Agostino’s Delicatessen

We bet you've never heard of some of these dog breeds

Outside editors debate: Is “pancake” a flavor? Is syrup absolutely necessary? Are crepes just European pancakes?

Matthew Read, 19, spent two days stranded in the woods

Sure, pretty sunsets and endorphin-pumping summits do the trick. But we’ve also found plenty more surprising moments of wonder and delight.

Come meet the partners of elite women runners and get a glimpse into how they support their faster halves

The epic winter of 2022–23 is still with us, with snowmelt causing flooding concerns in some national parks and in others roads and trails are closed for repairs. Here’s what you need to know for your summer trips.

No commands, rules, or directives here. Just a gentle nudge towards something truly lovely.

Apples no one has ever tasted are still out in the wild. Dave Benscoter, a retired FBI agent, has spent a decade searching for these 100-year-old heirlooms.

A traumatic childhood experience left the journalist deathly afraid of the water. But by drawing on the resilience of her ancestors, she found the courage to dive in.

More than 100 climbers reached the top on Wednesday, May 17, but the day was not without tragedy

Keeping your dog safe on the water is easy. Designing PFDs for canines is hard.

If you’re sneezing, itching, and dodging pollen at every turn, it may be time to shift your focus to what’s on your plate

Seared-till-golden halloumi cheese is the star of this meatless salad with arugula, lentils, zucchini and a perfectly balanced Dijon vinaigrette

What kinds of stories do you want and not want from us? Fill out a short survey so we can create the shows you’re after.

A pilgrim seeking peace and purpose on Spain’s famed Camino de Santiago finds much more

Surfer Dylan Graves recently notched a record-breaking ride on a tidal bore in Indonesia. Graves says the cosmic wave changed his life.

There are far better ways to deal with your shit.

You don’t have to be an astrology buff to believe that the moon and stars have a special kind of power in our lives

The outdoor-recreation professional thought he could get through cancer on his own. A week of surfing and climbing with new friends showed him otherwise.

Why be stuck behind the masses at popular parks when you can wander some of the nation’s best with barely a soul in sight?

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Writer and outdoor adventurer Elisabeth Kwak laces up her HOKA Anacapas and embarks on a challenge that helps her redefine success and discover a new identity as an outdoor athlete