A festival of paper and string in India bridges cultural divides
On a trek through Tanzania, a climber and photographer captures the joy of connection
This photo book gives women snowboarders their due
Photographer Olivia Bee spent last winter with mushing teams in western Oregon, Washington, Wyoming, and Alaska
In ‘Sacred: In Search of Meaning,’ renowned photographer Chris Rainier chronicles his decades-long journey exploring the world’s spiritual sites
When fair weather draws folks outdoors, the food vendors of Brooklyn cater to every taste. Here’s what New Yorkers were munching on this spring.
The Wigudun Galu Association celebrates the ancestral gender diversity of their Indigenous territory
This is the kind of natural disaster that happens every few hundred years, and it happened to us
We tracked down everything from old-school DIY projects to cutting-edge all-electric builds
We caught up with the riders of the most unique bikes at the annual two-wheeled pilgrimage in Monterey, California
Long a popular tourist destination, Lesotho’s Afriski Mountain Resort is slowly gaining traction with local residents, too
Photographer Brian Kaiser captures the joy of this niche winter sport
In his new book ‘Wayward: Stories and Photographs,’ Chris Burkard takes readers behind the camera on his quest for meaningful experiences
How do we decide which snowboards earn coveted slots in our Winter Buyer’s Guide? Take a virtual tram lap with a few of our Utah testers.
In an excerpt from his new book, ‘There and Back: Photographs from the Edge,’ the renowned climber and filmmaker recounts a 2003 expedition with snowboarder Stephen Koch
Our flannel roots run deep
We combed the event for the most unique and badass builds
A far-from-comprehensive list
How to tackle Chilean Patagonia’s Dientes de Navarino, the most unpredictable trek in the world
After a year of isolation, the small community of Yakutat reconnects among the waves
Unpacking an all-time Lee Cohen ski photo during a March storm in Alta, Utah
For over a decade, TJ Watt has been shooting photos of disappearing forests in Canada's westernmost province. This striking before-and-after series may help protect what's left.
Photographer Shaun Price captures images of a project to build a mobile bike repair center during COVID-19
Four days. Eighteen testers. More than 150 pairs of skis.
'Clarity' dives into North America's largest alpine lake, highlighting the beauty of, and threats to, its renowned clear water
These eight rentals are the ultimate social-distancing hacks
Surfers at Rockaway Beach held a paddle out this weekend in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement
This spring, photographer Kiliii Yuyan gathered his camera equipment and, practicing social-distancing guidelines, explored the West Coast to find out how it's been faring in the age of COVID-19
Spring is the ideal time to collect maple sap and boil it down to syrup. When COVID-19 hit, writer and photographer Andy Cochrane paused his travels around the country and headed home just in time to help his parents with their annual maple-syrup operation in northern Minnesota. Here's how they did it.
I don't know about you, but I'm tired of my own four walls
Notoriously crowded beaches, national parks, and other classic travel destinations are now vacant and quiet. See the difference in these before and after COVID-19-shutdown photos.
In his new photo book "Errors of Possession," adventure photographer Garrett Grove documents the region's shifting industries and culture
You don't need to invest in a lot of equipment and expensive photography classes to get high-quality shots. Just use these simple tricks, courtesy of a professional travel photographer.
More than 50 national parks host visual artists every year. These three artists used their residencies to draw attention to climate change, species loss, and pollution.
The architect Charles Bello has spent the past 52 years restoring forests from logging and protecting the land on his 400-acre Bello Ranch in Northern California. Here's what he's learned along the way.
Arctic Bath, a stunning new wellness retreat, makes it easy for guests to try out the Swedish health traditions of saunas and icy plunges
For decades, the cowboy has occupied a storied place in Americana—but the image in popular narratives excluded cowboys of color. This year the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering and Grammy-winning musician Dom Flemons sought to change that. At the event, held in Nevada earlier this winter, the theme was the same as Flemons's 2018 album: black cowboys.
A record number of participants took part in the most thrilling marathon on American soil
When the sun goes down, they take to the streets
Harold Bennally wanted to run the Boston Marathon in moccasins. So he planned a fundraiser on the Navajo Nation to get there.
Forget stadiums and manicured ice—the humble roots of hockey belong to frozen backyard ponds. From beer leagues to ex-pros, hockey players from across the country head to the Midwest every year for the U.S. Pond Hockey Championships.
In the new photo book 'Fierce Beauty,' celebrated photographer Eric Meola chases wild weather across the Great Plains
As his dreams of going pro faded, photographer Cooper Dodds fell back in love with ski jumping in an unexpected place. His new photo book, 'Jumper: Flying in the Heartland,' documents the Midwest's surprisingly popular, no-frills tournament circuit.
From unexpected snowstorms to below-freezing bathroom breaks, winter camping is a wild adventure. Some nights, you relish the hilarity of navigating tent poles with numb fingers. Other nights, you'd rather show up, sit back, and crack open a beer. If you're ready for the latter—a mix of chilly excursions and heated luxury—it's time to treat yourself at one of North America's best winter glamping sites. Here are our favorites.
Things didn’t go as planned for the reigning Western States champ at The North Face Endurance Challenge, but she fought through it. (And drank a lot of Coke.)
On the wave-rich islands of Canada's Haida Gwaii, surfing is creating new connections to an age-old culture—and surfboards have been given a more befitting name
A few of our favorite adventure photographers share the behind-the-scenes tales of their legendary pictures
The short road trip on British Columbia's Sea to Sky Highway from Vancouver to Whistler packs in a ton of adventure
A new electric-motorcycle company is raising the off-road standard
Your flannel shirt can come in handy when putting together last-minute costumes. Here are our favorites.
At the inaugural Formation, hard-charging female mountain bikers hit big lines in Utah, with the hopes of starting an all-new event for women’s freeriding
We took a peek inside their packs and had a nutritionist grade their choices
A new book showcases the globe-trotting work of a photographer whose life mission is to document masks from endangered cultures
The OSR10K in New York City is setting the standard for unsanctioned racing
In 2018, New Zealand–based photographer Mike Dawson and his two kayaking partners dodged crocodiles, land mines, and torrential rains to paddle wild rivers in a remote corner of Africa
How these photographers get outside in the biggest cities in the United States
Patrick Cummins has been fighting in the UFC for the past five years, but the character he cultivates on his Instagram feed is less battle-hardened tough guy and more adventure-loving goofball who loves to ride old-school mountain bikes
With the help of Steven Glass and Mitchell Rosko, you could be living in a skoolie (complete with a fireplace and shower) within a year
Forty skiers, 12 hours, more than 1,000 jumps on the first day of summer
Hikers around the world pulled on their boots and packs and not much else
Seattle has a lot to offer city folk—a thriving job market, world-class culture, and all the pour-over coffee you can drink. But for those who need frequent and fast escapes from the metropolis, the shores and woods of Puget Sound's islands are only a boat ride away.
The Montana Treehouse Retreat has not one but two spiral staircases that lift you up into the treetops
From ice cream to carnival rides, there’ve been new surprises at every turn
Every year we gather dozens of bikes and expert testers to put the newest models through their paces. Here are some snapshots from our fall session in Grand Junction, Colorado.
Photographer Christian Vizl documents the ocean’s beauty to show us what we’re ravaging
Here's a guarantee: if you show up to Overland Expo West, you'll of course see some incredible Jeeps and Toyota Tacomas. But the real way to take in this annual gathering in Flagstaff, Arizona, is to walk past the cliché Sprinter van build-outs and keep your eyes peeled for the trucks, vans, and other four-wheel-drive campers that are one of a kind. We spent all weekend tracking down some of these gems.
The 1,900-mile-long thru-hike winds through the southern Andes from Santiago to the climbing mecca of Mount Fitz Roy. To complete it, adventurers need a lot more than physical stamina.
Book an Airstream or a luxury tent outside of the Valley
We just wrapped up reviewing a batch of the best upcoming models at Crested Butte Mountain Resort in Colorado. Here's how it went down.
Professional boxing has been illegal in Cuba for more than 50 years. That hasn't stopped the country from producing the best fighters in the world.
Most of us would groan at the thought of a two-hour one-way commute. Not Chris Schierholtz. Every day he rides 35 miles to and from his office at Mission Workshop, in the heart of San Francisco.
The climber, photographer, and co-founder of Más wants you to know that you belong in the climbing gym
Meet the activists, community mobilizers, and athletes creating their own space in climbing
For more than a century, the African American cowboy has been almost absent in popular media. This photographer wants to change that.
‘Vanlife Diaries: Finding Freedom on the Open Road’ will spark your wanderlust
Red Mountain Alpine Lodge is elevating the backcountry experience in the U.S.
What started as an experiment will soon be available for DIYers everywhere
The massive waves of Nazaré, Portugal are famous for surfing—but one group of athletes has embraced a new way to engage with these waters
Just because it was fun doesn't mean it was easy
Behold: the faces of triumph