Explaining Everest’s controversial garbage collection agency.
The avalanche that effectively closed Everest last spring hasn't stopped crowds of climbers from flocking to Base Camp. These are the stories that will define another controversial season.
A look at the human factors that can blur judgment in the field.
Playing safely in the mountains requires an intimate knowledge of terrain and an understanding of how a host of variables—including sun, wind, and temperature—affect the snowpack.
The key to digging your friends out alive is how fast you are with these three essential avalanche safety tools.
Green your showers with this easy upgrade
Prep your quarry for dinner with this quick guide
First things first: your pack will be heavier. You’ll be packing more food, fuel, and layers. As for shelter, if you’re not expecting high winds or heavy snowfall, you probably don’t need to upgrade to a four-season tent; a sturdy (read: not ultralight or mostly mesh) three-season model should see you through.
Outside reviews the best gear in the 2012 Summer Buyer's Guide, including the 5.10 Coyote Canvas climbing shoes.
Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including the Mountain Hardwear Stretch Cohesion rain jacket.
Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including the Marmot Rom jacket.
Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including the Athleta Scratch Windbreak jacket.
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