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In 1976, Nanda Devi Unsoeld, the daughter of legendary alpinist Willi Unsoeld, died while climbing the massive Indian peak for which she was named. Decades later, friends, family, and surviving expedition members offer insights into what went wrong during this controversial adventure, shedding light on an enigmatic young woman who lived without limits.
We tested more than 70 items to find the most effective pieces to keep you warm and dry on the run this winter
Leon Sparks, 44, was trying to summit three mountains in one trek when he tumbled down Colorado’s El Diente Peak
As a professional mountain guide, Jeff Evans is no stranger to close calls, and freely admits he’s skirted death more than once. But nothing he’s experienced has been as terrifying as the minute-plus he spent submerged under an onslaught of crashing waves.
The Outside survival column returns with a shocking story from rural Massachusetts
Perfect for the on-the-go adventurer, these portable products make sunscreen application—and reapplication—easy
A kit for lacing up all winter long
A bevy of mapping apps exist to track and plan trips for different outdoor activities. Here’s the best one for running, cycling, hiking, backpacking, climbing, and skiing.
Cool clothing for quick laps and high-mileage days
She started her career in fashion, and didn't start running until she was 20. Now she crafts women's athletic apparel.
‘The Third Pole,’ ‘See You Tomorrow,’ and ‘The Next Everest’ offer a compelling tour of the mountain’s recent history, from snowboard descents in the early 2000s to the deadly earthquake of 2015
Marine biologists aren’t impressed with Netflix’s hit documentary on ocean conservation. They recommended some other films on the subject for us.
This season the Nepalese government says it will require climbers and guides to get permission from its Department of Tourism before disseminating images of others on the mountain. Enforcing it won’t be easy.
Logging miles in brutal conditions? Be sure and replace what you sweat out.
When we say “Everest is crowded,” this is what we mean
From Kathmandu to the top of the world, here’s an overview of the most popular route to Everest’s summit
The beloved max-cushion brand is branching out with its new Sky collection
After four months at sea, wunderkind inventor Boyan Slat's $360 million system is being towed back to port without having collected any plastic debris
Melissa Cristina Márquez tells Outside about her experience filming ‘Cuba's Secret Shark Lair’ for Discovery Channel’s Shark Week
On the 30th anniversary of Shark Week, we called up some shark scientists for a no-holds-barred conversation about the impact of the pop culture phenomenon
The Australian director of 'Sherpa' takes another look at high-altitude pursuits in the new documentary 'Mountain'
When Patagonia, REI, and the North Face stood up to Trump’s national-monument shrinkage, did they earn more goodwill than they lost? We reviewed social comments to hear what you had to say.
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