Meet YouTube’s quiet superstar: Martijn Doolaard, a semi-hermit Dutchman who has turned the slow, steady process of Alpine-cabin restoration into a masterpiece of performance art
Want to raise kids who love the outdoors and aren’t afraid of a challenge? Try a little friluftsliv.
The secret to an exciting family adventure? Bermuda.
An argument in favor of catching sunrises, running errands, and talking with your friends face-to-face
5 tips to help you feel less critical and embrace your body
A difficult breakup had the musician worried he’d lost his identity. A solo road trip reminded him of who he is.
Director Robin Van Gyn discusses her new documentary series, which is playing on Outside Watch now
Therapy on the hiking trail couldn’t fix the new normal of Oregon wildfire season, but could it help me grapple with it?
In a time when people are more attached to their devices than ever, getting outside has never been more vital to our happiness and wellbeing.
After the ocean took away her partner, the marine biologist found a way to live with loss
Schools invested in outdoor ed during the pandemic, but the growth was disproportionate to high-income communities
The journalist was was about to quit his reporting trip down a remote river in Colombia when a group of kids reminded him that finding great stories demands that you participate in normal existence
When the adventurer began studying shipwrecks carrying enslaved people, she was scared to uncover the pain of their sad history. Then she realized the beauty of connecting with our ancestors.
Katie Burrell has developed a brand around teaching winter-sports experts and strivers to chill out and share a laugh. Her upcoming film, ‘Weak Layers,’ revives the old party-hard ski comedy—with women at the center of the action.
We let dogs out to run. We should do the same for ourselves.
Executive producer Grant Kahler explains how the outdoor reality show went from a social experiment to survival of the meanest
The eight-episode series ‘Outlast’ pits survivalists against each other in a cruel game of psychological torture
Adventurous families, Bermuda is the unexpected vacation you didn’t know you needed
The alpine guide’s new memoir gives readers an honest take on the highs and lows of parenting as a full-time climber
He’s a big fan of survival shows, and I have a hunch he’s trying to recreate one on our trips
Professional runner Lauren Fleshman’s memoir, a climbing survival story, a new Outside podcast, a sci-fi video game, and more
Being incarcerated at a young age taught the gear designer that we can move past our biggest mistakes—as long as we keep going
Explore eastern Montana’s winter wonderland
After dreaming about performing the works of the acclaimed author for decades, Nick Offerman finally got his shot—and realized he wasn’t worthy
When the outdoor writer organized a long-distance bike trip for her struggling brother, she learned the value of sharing things that bring us joy
After retiring from sled dog racing to raise her children, she thought the adventurous part of her life was over. Then she learned to pilot a bush plane.
A run-in with law enforcement when he was a college student spurred the Native activist to build an organization around the idea that we have to show up for each other
Outside’s ethics guru weighs in on taxation without representation
I used to be the life of the party, but now I’m having trouble meeting people
Meditations on radical incrementalism for the adventurer
Is it insomnia, or is it a tireless love for being awake?
Great news: you can now explore our entire network, taste-test everything, and easily share stories you love
Our difference in perspective is causing tension as we plan the next big adventure
Filmmakers have bigger budgets, smaller cameras, and new editing technology at their fingertips. They’ve also gotten better at telling nuanced stories.
Two Academy Award nominees, books of poetry and sound, Korean American cooking, and a learning app
Director Mikey Corker discusses his new adventure film, which is playing on Outside Watch now
When Leo Babler was born with a rare and deadly genetic disorder, his parents reshaped their lives, moving to the mountains, building out an adventure van, and making sure their son experienced the most beautiful wild places in the country during the time they had
This photo book gives women snowboarders their due
From a 1970s classic to a sinking ship blockbuster, a disaster-film superfan rates the six best ever
The lifestyle is physically dangerous for Black people and often financially and socially out of reach
What do you do when the mind wants to heal but the body has other ideas?
One man’s journey to become the person his dog thinks he is
After more than a decade in the spotlight, the Hollywood star has a new HBO Max project, ‘The Climb,’ that lets him do what he loves most: scale gnarly cliffs alongside climbing icon Chris Sharma
If not now, when?
Katie Cahn is inspiring the new spirit of fly fishing
Eighties throwbacks, new Netflix series, a bird board game, and kids’ music that isn’t by Raffi
I want to add a storage unit, but he says it will sully the view
Surely you’ve tried champagne flutes before?
Photographer Olivia Bee spent last winter with mushing teams in western Oregon, Washington, Wyoming, and Alaska
Famous for its rowdy buccaneer history that lives on today, Key West also offers plenty of outdoor adventures and chances to disconnect
Tips on getting to the other side
Consider these our anti–New Year’s resolutions
Epic tales of survival, a delightful dive into the experiences of animals, and everything in between
From the whimsical to the epic, these are our favorite stories of the year
In ‘Sacred: In Search of Meaning,’ renowned photographer Chris Rainier chronicles his decades-long journey exploring the world’s spiritual sites
Despite the frontier trope of the rugged individualist, getting help from strangers is actually the more common experience
From President Obama to Kevin Costner, celebs are lending their voices to outdoor documentaries. Who would you choose to narrate yours?
The polymath snowboarder has a new book about the art and philosophy of being in the mountains
From easy cheese to mountain metaphors
In Utah, Christmas-tree lights are a very big deal. Meet the itinerant crew of climbers, river guides, ski bums, trekkers, and thru-hikers who work like super-elves to get ready for the year’s most beautiful holiday.
In that low moment when he realized his far-flung journey wasn’t going to be what he imagined, there was only one thing to do: let out the gas
Say it ain’t so, Kyrsten!
A century of agriculture is threatening ancient aquifers in Oregon’s high desert. And the Indigenous farming practices that might heal the earth are being squeezed out.
The author and her 14-year-old daughter made a dramatic move into a 110-year-old cabin in Steamboat Springs, Colorado
A selection of recent titles to keep you warm by the fire
The shredders, climbers, policy-makers, barrier breakers, and scientists who forever changed the way we view the world
Music inspired by birds, a volcano film for the big screen, a spiritual manifesto, and more
I know he means well, but I hate to see him waste money on something I'm not that into
Outside’s ethics guru weighs in
A fresh breed of adventure film tackles life’s biggest questions. We caught up with director Ben Sturgulewski to find out how he got snowboarders to think about Einstein.
The real story is weirder and sadder than what we saw in the film’s bonkers preview
Respect for nature is just as important in winter as any other season
My friend is building a yurt and asked me to live with him, but I’ve always thought there might be something more between us
Or: what to do when arguing with strangers
He was born to a herd of wild horses on an island off Virginia and found his way into the heart of a little girl on the dusty trails of the Southwest.
We asked pro skiers Cody Townsend and Glen Plake which classic ski movies they could watch over and over again. Get ready to hunker down on the couch and revisit these throwback gems.
Traveling with a mix of people can lead to tension. Here’s how to defuse a tough situation.
When professional skier Rian Zetzer got the opportunity to stunt-double for Lindsay Lohan in a new Netflix movie, she jumped at the opportunity
The Covid-19 pandemic is a survival story—but instead of one human versus a wild animal or a snowy peak, it's all of us against one tiny virus.
The key to staying energized? Eating and hydrating.