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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?
Get outside without breaking the bank
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
Get a fire started, and these skewers will deliver a complete meal in just half an hour
I only recently learned that hitting the trails solo makes me feel more alive.
The sport sweeping the country taught me how to feel like a kid again
These bargain picks cost half as much as top-end supershoes, but that doesn’t mean you can’t be super in them
The Taliban government prohibits Afghan women from entering parks or gyms, or even from leaving the house without a male guardian. Sources tell us that life under the outdoor ban is pushing many women to the brink.
Plyometrics can make you a more efficient runner, and it turns out they don’t need to be complicated or risky
Running can give you a longer life, better sleep, improved immunity, mood, and more—it’s even good for your knees and lower back
These five destinations deserve a spot on your western U.S. bucket list
The American, who attained legend status for his 1963 ascent of the West Ridge, died at age 93
After losing a leg in a car accident, the clothing designer discovered grace in scuba diving
A collaboration between Sitka Gear and the James Brand combines the finesse of a chef’s knife with durability in camp
A guide from New Zealand says someone pilfered valuable supplies at Camp IV. Plus, hundreds of climbers are expected to push for the summit this week.
Answers to three of the most common questions asked in the springtime
Swiss company Bold houses the shock inside the frame of their futuristic new enduro bike. Naturally, we had to test it out.
With dry January far in the rearview mirror, what are the benefits of staying sober as you head into the summer running season?
This mocktail has zingy ginger and tart pineapple blended into a base of hibiscus tea
Avocados are like gold (and they cost that much, too). Don’t let them go to waste.
A group of women who are out to make history, and upend how we think about competition in the process
The wild world of fastest known times includes crazy ideas, stunning successes, disappointing failures—and so much in between
To build endurance as a runner is to build “capacity.” But what does this look like? Strength running coach Jason Fitzgerald explains.
After the bestselling novelist’s marriage fell apart, she decided to take a long walk in the wild. It set her up for a life of adventure.
We’re celebrating the grandeur of America, from beautiful rivers, beaches, and mountains to incredible glamping outposts and wild places. Our travel experts are constantly on the road finding new adventures, and their ideas will jump-start your next unforgettable journey.
The latest chapter of the thrilling surf docuseries may lack the narrative cohesion of the first. It will still leave you feeling stoked.
The big-wave icon discusses the origins of the HBO docuseries, his new surfing ambitions, and whether or not there will be a season three
Encounters between bruins and campers led the forest service to shutter the areas
A personal trainer shares seven exercises that focus on your biceps, triceps, and shoulders
Celebrating mom has never tasted so good
This Mental Health Awareness Month, here are some of our favorite articles on running and the brain, as well as expert advice on how you can master your mind to enhance training, boost recovery, and become a happier runner.
Fishing can help your young ones cultivate confidence and develop patience in the outdoors. Here's how to pull it off.
In an excerpt from her forthcoming book, ‘Up to Speed: The Groundbreaking Science of Women Athletes,’ longtime Outside contributor Christine Yu argues that female athletes deserve their own benchmarks for athletic success.
Fearing racial violence, the Colorado trail runner turned to her network of athletes. Their support helped her move forward with pride.
These five destinations deserve a spot on your Central U.S. bucket list
Phoenix recorded its earliest 100-degree day in 80 years
Plymouth Gin is all about keeping our oceans clean and the martinis dirty
Peter Kaestner has traveled the world on an adventure-filled quest to become the first birder to hit 10,000. Ornithologist Jessie Williamson hitched a ride on a rollicking South American mission that involved land, sea, and (you guessed it) air.
Researchers look back on the lessons from 25 years of “live high, train low”
Getting through a harrowing motorcycle adventure across Africa convinced the journalist that she can survive just about anything
The recipes of ‘Tin to Table’ will elevate your campfire meal—both in beauty and taste
Maybe you should start writing a little something about your run, too
Because staying hydrated doesn’t have to be complicated
After two months and 400 miles, I’ve found road trainers that keep my feet happy like no others and are worth every penny
Here’s how to fill a weekend with local-favorite outdoor adventures and the top summer experiences that Vail, Colorado, has to offer
Britney Spears likes her Hokas. So does Harry Styles. So do Mirinda Carfrae and Ben Kanute. How did Hoka go from “those weird running shoes” to a fashion must-have?
Cohen Schaumann is recuperating in a hospital after suffering a brutal fall on April 21
National Park Service officials said they’re still investigating what caused the Hurricane Ridge Day Lodge to burn to the ground just weeks before its planned grand reopening
At five feet tall, she was the smallest wildland firefighter in her crew and worried she couldn’t keep up. But on her very first blaze, she discovered her strength.
When the largest tornado ever recorded touched down in central Oklahoma, storm chasers, meteorologists, and thrill seekers were expecting a show. What they got was a deadly lesson in the power of nature.
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This age-old camp tradition has a higher purpose
In desperate situations, is living off of wine a “pour” decision? We asked an expert.
We put this spring’s super spikes to the test on the oval to sort the top models for each distance and the best-value options on the market
In an industry dominated by a single body-type, the Virga 3 is making waves
Let there be spring
Surviving the thaw requires special kicks
This workout will help you incorporate this critical movement pattern into your strength-training regimen
A small injury during Morgan Brosnihan’s Pacific Crest Trail thru-hike inspired a big idea: Why not set up a mobile clinic for hikers who need help?
When upgrading your kit becomes a way to ignore your problems
After the death of their husband and father, the world felt irreversibly transformed. Skiing would offer a lifeline.
We crunched the numbers from hundreds of thousands of Strava uploads, to see how athletes running in different marathons train differently, and why the Boston field is so speedy
A crazy-sounding idea—build a tube from the Pacific to bring water to Utah’s Great Salt Lake—raises a larger question: Are we willing to do absolutely anything to fight climate change?
Facing the loss of a close friend, the Kenyan cyclist and road-safety advocate found refuge in his community
Opposites may attract, but they don’t always see eye to eye when it comes to traveling together. Our travel columnist has tips on how to meet in the middle—and where to go that will make you both happy.
If you're hoping to see thousands of stars, planets, star clusters, meteors, the Andromeda Galaxy, and the Milky Way, we’ve got you covered at these stunning spots
We're only human, and bad races here and there are inevitable. Here's a crash course in honing your mind to mentally power through a tough day.
Two humongous male grizzly bears square off in one of the craziest, most mesmerizing battles caught on video
A disagreement at the Vuelta Femenina has thrust the unwritten rules governing bathroom breaks into the spotlight
This mushroom-based appetizer is the perfect vegetarian finger food
Ready to explore like a mountain goat? Here are the top escapes for hikers in every region of the country, expert advice on how to scramble like a goat, and the most innovative footwear for surefooted traction in steep terrain.
Step-by-step guide to fermenting your own vegetables
The hairstylist had abandoned religion as a teen. Then a profound experience in a forest in the Middle East set her on the path to be a chaplain.
The unique design deploys in seconds and doesn’t require poles or guy wires, making it one of my most-used pieces of overland gear