Outsiders 2022: the 10 biggest icons, visionaries, and change-makers of the year, 35 perfect holiday gifts, your ultimate guide to winter fun, the curious case of the Lake Mead corpses, America’s most underrated adventure city, and how much salt do athletes really need?
You might not about outdoor adventure in New York City. But you should. With 51 nature preserves and 520 miles of coastline, there are hidden worlds of natural wonders to explore. Here's how to find them.
Winter opens up endless adventure opportunities. And there’s no time to hibernate, because it’ll be gone before you know it. Here are 13 unique and fun trips, from backcountry lodges to fat biking to the world's longest ice skating path.
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
Deb Haaland, Tracy Stone-Manning, and Charles “Chuck” Sams III Are Trying to Fix the Mess Trump Left Behind
Three figures are working to initiate change in public-lands leadership after four years of decline and mismanagement under the previous administration
The Norwegian mountaineer explains why women deserve equal support on the world’s highest mountains
Ultrarunning’s G.O.A.T discusses his busy 2022, which saw win ultrarunning’s biggest events and dive into the shoe market with NNormal
Donziger was released from two years of house arrest in 2022, the latest wrinkle in his decades-long fight for justice in the Amazon rainforest
Perry’s time for a self-supported trek on the trail nearly broke the best mark for a supported effort
In a candid interview, Gu discusses her Olympic triumph, the criticism she faced for competing for China, and how she’s trying to maintain the normal life of a first-year college student
The group of scientists and adventurers gained valuable knowledge about climate change’s impact on ice in the Weddell Sea, and did additional research on weather, navigation, and marine engineering
Co-founder of the Outdoorist Oath, Pattie Gonia discusses the importance of outdoor joy
Expedition leader Philip Henderson takes us inside the first all-Black mission to climb Mount Everest, and explains why the group’s work didn’t end when they returned to Base Camp
Van Vleuten dominated the 2022 pro cycling season, which culminated with her victory at the inaugural Tour de France Femmes
With Lake Mead drying up due to drought and climate change, the famous desert reservoir is revealing grisly secrets from the past, including the remains of people thought to be victims of Las Vegas foul play. Mark Sundeen hits Nevada for a freewheeling exploration of dark deeds, a rapidly unfolding apocalypse, and a parched future that will dramatically affect the entire American Southwest.
Last winter a ski-patrollers union in Park City, Utah, made headlines for its standoff against Vail Resorts over wages. The dust has since settled on negotiations, but the conversations they sparked about what ski-industry workers deserve may just be getting started.
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The shredders, climbers, policy-makers, barrier breakers, and scientists who forever changed the way we view the world
Photographer Olivia Bee spent last winter with mushing teams in western Oregon, Washington, Wyoming, and Alaska