James Lawrence, aka the Iron Cowboy, ran 50 Ironman triathlons in 50 days this summer. He did it all with his five young children in tow.

Mountaineer Hilaree O’Neill hiked to the base of Makalu, the world’s fifth highest peak, with her two young sons in tow

It depends who you ask. But I just can't wrap my brain around sending a child up the highest mountain in the world.

Children are eating between meals more than ever, but is that a good thing?

“Blue zones” where entire communities live longer, better lives aren't just for grownups. Here’s how you can craft them in your own neighborhood.

Hunting around for vacation destinations that actually cater to both kids and adults is tough. But we’ve got you and yours covered.

Athletic training and parenthood aren’t mutually exclusive. In fact, when done right, they go hand in hand.

An interview with the parent-stars of the new television show “Big Crazy Family Adventure” about how to roam with children without going insane

Don’t let your kids live their summer vacation inside a screen

Tip #1: Letting them embrace freedom involves a fair amount of hovering

It's become fashionable in parts of the country to forgo having kids. That's fine. But don't hate on parenthood. It's wonderful.

Instruction in the art of mindfulness is emerging in grade schools around the country to help children relax, focus, and help others. But it still has a long way to go to become part of the curriculum nationwide.

The upcoming picture book ‘The Boy Who Spoke to the Earth’ is a welcome counterweight to our kids’ plugged-in lives.

A survival guide to adventure envy for the whole family

Secrets to slowing down at home without giving up on adventure

Gear to help you focus on your surroundings, not your blisters

The controversy around free-range parenting and how to know when to let your kids go solo

On the road with two kids, a dog and a vintage RV.

Versatile pieces for all types of shredders.

Bags for light, medium, and heavy packers

The only gear you need for long hauls, tested over who-knows-how-many miles.

Like any wilderness mission, trail running requires savvy prep and the right equipment. Pack your bag wisely.

Four reliable tools that won't put a dent in your adventure savings

Essentials that will get you to your destination feeling fresh, healthy, and ready to compete.

For adventurers, explorers, athletes—and anyone else who's been really, really good this year.

Tiny homes simplify family life and make room for adventure.

The building blocks you need for an inexpensive, versatile fitness center.

Gone are the days of "shrink it and pink it." This equipment—much of it designed by women, for women—rocks.

Pro ski mountaineer Meredith Edwards dishes on her five favorite feeds

Ultrarunning recovery and racing tips from the winner of the TransRockies Trail Run.

Too much competition too soon is bad for your kids and your family

Ben Hewitt’s essay on “unschooling” in our September issue has sparked some heated debate. Few parents are willing to do as the Hewitts do, and turn their kids loose entirely. But how can we give our children more freedom?

Anxiety, depression, obesity—kids are increasingly becoming unhappy and unhealthy. But there is a pill-free solution: outdoor play.

We can boat the same backyard river with our family a dozen or more times, and it will never get old—because rivers, like our children, are constantly changing.

Alpine climber Mike Libecki knows there is more at stake than a summit when raising a family

Taking your kids to an ultramarathon can be a distraction from the aches and pains of running long distances

Play outside with kids your own age

After joining one of the largest moving protests in history with her daughter, Katie Arnold learns that orchestrating an effective march requires more than walking.

Fun for the whole family doesn't have to mean boring for you. These high-adrenaline festivals will keep everyone going all day.

A 38-mile trip from the Marin Headlands to Point Reyes is the best cure for runner's block.

Kid-friendly retreats set in unbeatable destinations but without the mega-resort feel. Start planning your next vacation.

Adventures with kids in Nicaragua

The Texas teenagers are growing up fast and still running strong

That don't blow your adventure budget

Gearing up for spring ultras takes patience—and heart.

Simple joys—like a rope swing—are wound full of adventure.

When your spouse goes on vacation, it's just you and the kids. But that one-on-one time can build a better parent.

The newest recruit to Nike's Elite Trail Team talks about speed work, core strength, and why parenthood is not an excuse.

Lessons from Sochi on how to balance competitive sports and family life

Because not only do children adapt to wild places—faster, sometimes, than adults—they thrive in them. They need them. We all do.

Sometimes you're miles from the nearest hot chocolate source when you want it most. But thanks to the Jetboil Flash, you can have DIY hot cocoa anywhere, any time.

The logistics of a ski weekend with kids are challenging, but the gear schlepping and tantrums just might be worth it.

Teenager sets new world record for the fastest unsupported trek from Antarctic coast to South Pole

I have a five-year-old who I want to put on skis for the first time. What's the best approach to a new sport?

Young Laura Dekker set out on a two-year voyage to become youngest person ever to sail around the world alone. This documentary tells her story.

Kicking off the New Year at a kid-friendly adventure resort.

After a recent ultramarathon, I wanted to test a new approach to healing my mind and body.

In the new year, play more.

You'll never forget the suffering of your first ultra gone awry—until you do.

This season, choose outdoors over indoors, adventure over eating, and hiking over cooking.

Get in on these family ski deals today

Controversy over a Toys R Us commercial inspires giving memories instead of presents this holiday season.

Snow days make everyone happy—unless you're the one staying home with the kids.

Get your local stoke on with these 7 tips.

86-Year-Old Marathoner Had Lessons for Athletes of all Ages

Why you should hit the road in a Volkswagen pop-top.

How To Get Across the Grand Canyon and Back

42 Miles Across the Grand Canyon and Back

Six-year-old Half Marathoner Sparks Debate

Five Tips for Slow Family Living

Ten tips from Will Gadd to get you moving

How do you select a family-friendly adventure dog?

When Katie Arnold's girls were big enough to try stand-up paddleboarding on an inflatable SUP, the whole family fell in love with the sport.

CrossFit isn't just for adults. There are over a thousand programs nationwide specifically designed for kids. Is this a good thing?

The Green River just may be the ultimate fall family river trip (as long as the weather cooperates)

I put my newborn on the post office floor. Ick! True tales of procuring a baby passport.

Tim Olson on how to run—and win—100 milers while making it look easy