These items will keep you comfortable and protected while you tend to your flowers and veggies
They're a connection to our wildest selves
A lot of people get recognition because they do groundbreaking, brilliant, and deserving work, work that rises to the top through merit alone. But there are other groundbreaking, brilliant people who don’t always get recognition.
Sometimes the best thing for a relationship is to let it go
Staying home as much as possible is the most useful thing we can do
You're taking the virus seriously, but someone in your household is still grabbing beers with buddies. Here's how to handle it.
When the Discovery Channel invited me to audition for its popular survival-challenge reality show, I knew it was going to be rough. What followed was one of the most intense experiences of my life.
Musher Blair Braverman tested 20 gloves and mittens head to head to find the warmest handwear that fits in your pocket
Don't let your insecurities stand in the way of what you want to do
Stop trying to trick us, gear companies. We know a parka when we see one.
Adventures take a lot of planning. But what if all that stress means you don't go at all?
Disney Plus's 'Togo' and 20th Century Fox's 'The Call of the Wild' deliver as feel-good dog stories, but their portrayal of the human history of mushing is flawed
The queen of wool on what she'd wear if she were forced to never wear wool again
What do you do when your parents' political views directly impact your life?
And what to do when it's time to break up with your climbing partner
There's no right way to be outside
There's no right way to grieve the death of a beloved pet
Getting hurt outdoors means you're exploring your limits
You can’t spend every day chasing powder stashes
Better to drift apart with love than to strangle a friendship by trying to make it work when it doesn’t
How to handle the ups and downs of nomadic life
How to handle ego in its many (sometimes potentially deadly) forms
Fit everything you need into a single bag
What do you do after getting turned down by a dream job? Keep getting turned down.
It's not easy, but you don't have neglect your love of being outside to have a fulfilling career (and not go broke)
Sweat, lounge, and live in these comfy frocks
What to do about a friend who's uptight about splitting expenses and a date who's uptight about bodily functions
You can teach confidence and a love of physical activity—but it starts with keeping weight out of the conversation
Blair hates to be cold. She also hates to be hot. But our grouchiest gear reviewer doesn't hate these clothes.
How to share your passion for solo adventure without feeling judged or defensive
It's actually not that complicated
For Blair Braverman, physical activity was a given. Until it wasn't.
Sometimes, able-bodied partners need to be sat down
An environmentalist grapples with a common question in an uncommon time
Nothing completely prepares a rookie for mushing a thousand miles across Alaska in the dead of winter. But when it comes together—thanks to your dogs, your friends, and your own hard work—it's magic.
Plus, should you take someone else's spot in a race if you know you won't finish?
An archaeologist faces an uncertain future
You feel like you've got it together. So why haven't you found the person for you yet?
Blair Braverman answers your countless questions (How did she choose her parka? What are her favorite insulating materials? How does she pee?) about her Iditarod wardrobe, which is both lifesaving and affordable.
Among other things, my 14 sled dogs will need 12,000 calories a day—bagged and cached along the race’s entire route—and 1,000 very adorable paw booties. This team is ready to roll.
Featuring that time when our Tough Love columnist got dumped because of a dream about cinnamon rolls
We all know what the dogs do—they run—but the person driving the sled has to get ready for a brutal challenge, too. The labor required to manage and train a team is like CrossFit on ice.
Stay warm and save space
Weather-ready footwear with street-worthy good looks
When your backcountry partner was your romantic one, a breakup can totally alter your relationship to the outdoors—but don't let it
Avoiding the awkwardness of the poop zone and other early-relationship concerns
Close friendships can and should develop in intense situations—but you don’t need to stick around if they get toxic
Our favorite musher will be at the start line when the Last Great Race kicks off in Anchorage on March 2, 2019. In the first of a pre-race series of dispatches, she talks about the remote Alaskan lodge where she's training for the big event.
The social dynamics of swiping, ex-forgetting, and crush-Instagramming are harder to navigate than the backcountry
Here's how to gently tell your friends that you're good with ramen all week, thanks
Meet Gideon, the ten-year-old boy who has pet 600 dogs and counting—and is making the internet a better place, one pat at a time
It's going to be hard sometimes, but it's not going to be the end of your adventures
Our most skeptical tester on the products that changed her mind
Burly clothes can still be comfy
How to break it to your risk-averse family that you're trying the whole "quit your job and travel the world" thing
In a world of sexist social norms, how to be respectful of what you're into while being respectful of other people's choices
New versatile pieces for summer, fall, and winter
How to support a loved one who has witnessed something awful that changed their relationship to the outdoors
When it comes to picking the ideal outdoor buddies, it doesn't matter at all
Now is not the time to mourn the end of all-day playtime, especially if you're not the one giving birth
Sometimes you just have to suck it up
Clothes and tools for toiling at the ranch, on the trail, or in your backyard
Especially if you don't share the same interest and it involves lots of time, money, and travel
How to deal when your loved one loves risky hobbies
What to do when you start dating someone who isn't ready to join you on dawn patrol?
We answer your cohabitation and codependency questions this week
Trying to figure out how to show both of your dogs—with different energy levels—exactly how much you love them? We have answers to this dilemma and more in this week's lightning round.
And also, when to stop being a baby and learn to enjoy yourself
These brands are more likely to offer inclusive sizes, cuts for multiple body types, and innovative products for lady-specific needs
Couples can get dirty together in many ways
How to embrace the season (and your partner)
Comfortable, practical—and, yes, they actually keep you warm
A meditation on dating people who have different skills than you do
Mission-critical supplies for when the mercury drops
Plus, why first dates are scary (even for falconers), and how to overcome your nerves
The megapopular breed is possibly the worst city dog. But adopt these practices (and warning: they just might uproot your life) and it can also be the best.
For this Tough Love, by popular request, we're doing something a little different: a semi-noncapitalist gift guide
And don't let anyone make you believe differently
Hate craft beer? Dogs? Urinary tract infections? We have answers to some of the most pressing outdoors issues.
Dallas Seavey's current predicament shows how the sport's most visible event, wary of controversy, has closed in and tightened the rules. It should do the opposite.