We're celebrating the friends, teachers, dogs, parents, adventure buddies, and guides who inspired us to live a life outdoors
The successful businesswomen learned all about entrepreneurship at home on the windswept Aleutian Islands. They had to.
None would be where they are today without the influence of these people
John Olson has been on the water for nine decades—and he's still working
Looking for an outdoor mentor? So is everyone else. Here's how to make yourself a little more competitive.
More organizations are cropping up to help everyone find a community in the outdoors. Here are seven of our favorites.
From mountain biking to paddleboarding, your best friend can do it all with a bit of basic training
Because you don't want to be led deep into the backcountry by just anyone
The leaders who have grown it into a nationwide organization talk about where they aim to take it next
The Next Generation
When Daniel Duane was a kid, his father taught him how to climb in Yosemite. Two decades later, when his teenage daughter wanted a valley education of her own, he realized that the old beta no longer applied.
Coziness is good, but a little hardship is way more meaningful
Like the rest of us, Tom Vanderbilt was dreaming of a new kind of vacation. He wanted adventure and a physical challenge, but also a trip that would appeal to his wife and young daughter. The answer: swimming in the open ocean, day after wet, wild day.
My father founded the notorious 120-mile Triple Bypass bike ride in Colorado. After a few failed attempts, I set out to finally complete it.
Extreme athlete Will Gadd on why kids should develop competence over confidence