It might seem embarrassing at first, but putting a costume on your dog will likely result in more pets for him and more laughs for you
You’re actively running and cycling, but your partner’s on the sidelines. Here are tips on coping with this challenging dynamic.
The key to an adventure that's fun for everyone: lower your expectations, squash insecurities, and bring along plenty of creature comforts
Expanding your community is always tough. Throw in a pandemic and a move to a rural area, and it could feel impossible. But a shift in perspective might be all you need to (safely) fill that social void.
By setting boundaries around what you post, when you're online, and who you surround yourself with in real life, you can strike a better balance between Instagram and reality
What happens when your ski and river guiding partner isn't able to work during the pandemic?
Outdoorsy people always have the best stories about dating. Some of them are wild enough to make national headlines.
As a newcomer to Vermont, Joshua Morse found himself welcomed by the hunting community. But there was one thing he wasn't sure he could share.
Sometimes the best thing for a relationship is to let it go
You're taking the virus seriously, but someone in your household is still grabbing beers with buddies. Here's how to handle it.
Adventures take a lot of planning. But what if all that stress means you don't go at all?
Any outdoorsperson on your list is sure to love these
There's no right way to be outside
Hint: it's about introducing just the right amount of chaos
What to do about a friend who's uptight about splitting expenses and a date who's uptight about bodily functions
Sometimes, able-bodied partners need to be sat down
The risks and rewards of being (literally and figuratively) out in the wilderness
Plus, should you take someone else's spot in a race if you know you won't finish?
When my wife tried to kill me, when I went to jail for battery, and when I finally tried to take my own life, there was one thing that kept me from unraveling
You feel like you've got it together. So why haven't you found the person for you yet?
Featuring that time when our Tough Love columnist got dumped because of a dream about cinnamon rolls
When your backcountry partner was your romantic one, a breakup can totally alter your relationship to the outdoors—but don't let it
Avoiding the awkwardness of the poop zone and other early-relationship concerns
This one is not for the weekend warriors
Close friendships can and should develop in intense situations—but you don’t need to stick around if they get toxic
The social dynamics of swiping, ex-forgetting, and crush-Instagramming are harder to navigate than the backcountry
Here's how to gently tell your friends that you're good with ramen all week, thanks
In a world of sexist social norms, how to be respectful of what you're into while being respectful of other people's choices
How to support a loved one who has witnessed something awful that changed their relationship to the outdoors
One writer endures awkward morning cabin run-ins and hazardous chairlifts in the name of settling down (but still chasing snow)
Get ready to hike very, very slowly and stop your car for every LBJ you see
Especially if you don't share the same interest and it involves lots of time, money, and travel
How to deal when your loved one loves risky hobbies
What to do when you start dating someone who isn't ready to join you on dawn patrol?
We answer your cohabitation and codependency questions this week
On working through the lifestyle changes—from pizza to chafing—that come with an obsessed significant other
Trying to figure out how to show both of your dogs—with different energy levels—exactly how much you love them? We have answers to this dilemma and more in this week's lightning round.
Couples can get dirty together in many ways
How to embrace the season (and your partner)
A meditation on dating people who have different skills than you do
Plus, why first dates are scary (even for falconers), and how to overcome your nerves
And don't let anyone make you believe differently
Hate craft beer? Dogs? Urinary tract infections? We have answers to some of the most pressing outdoors issues.
For more than two decades, Jeff Caldwell has lured in hikers, couchsurfers, and other women (and they're almost always women), enthralling them with his tales of adventure. Then he manufactures personal crises and exploits their sympathy to rip them off. Our writer corresponded with Caldwell while he was still on the run, and came away with an intimate look at the life of a serial scammer who's found his easy marks in the outdoor community.
It's no more dangerous than being a woman anywhere else in society. In fact, it may be safer.
Outside's love guide answers your most pressing questions about dating, breakups, and everything in between. Today, we discuss how to make sure everyone has fun—from stoner to straightlaced, slow to speedy, risk-averse to reckless.
Outside's love guide answers your most pressing questions about dating, breakups, and everything in between. Today, we discuss an argument on peeing, canoe custody after a breakup, and getting outside when depressed.
Outside's love guide answers your most pressing questions about dating, breakups, and everything in between. Today, we discuss dating as an outdoorsy high schooler and dealing with sensitive men.
Outside's love guide answers your most pressing questions about dating, break-ups, and everything in between. Today, we discuss significant others who are scared of insects and intimacy.
Outside's love guide is here and answering your most pressing questions about dating, breakups, and everything in between. Today, we discuss dating as a climber and how to handle breakups when there's a dog in the mix.
Outside's love guide is here and answering your most pressing questions about dating, breakups, and everything in between. Today, we discuss the power of vulnerability.
Outside's love guide is here—and answering your most pressing questions about dating, breakups, and everything in between. Today we discuss the marital pains of canned sardines, camp-friendly alternatives to engagement rings, and dating in a van.
Outside's love guide is here—and answering your most pressing questions about dating, breakups, and everything in between. Today, we discuss being unable to hang on a running date and when it's okay to snot-rocket in front of your beloved.
We sent our intrepid writer—a transplant from New York City—to look for love in America’s most outdoorsy town
Outside's love guide is here—and answering your most pressing questions about dating, break-ups, and everything in between. Today, we look at a gear-obsessed boyfriend, staying safe as a queer person while camping, and cheesy outdoor proposals.
Couples who ski together stay together, right? But even if neither of you will ever click into a pair of bindings, you can learn from these eight dating tips.
Our writer went searching for love on skis and rejected just two snowboarders in the process
Rock gyms are about socializing as much as they’re about fitness these days. But before you take your Valentine’s Day crush on an indoor climbing date, there are a few things you should know.
Professional vehicle dwellers share their tips for making the most out of life on the road
From meetings facilitated by Conrad Anker to moving into the van together
She rips like Julia Mancuso. You ski blue runs. So is the relationship doomed? Dr. Eric weighs in on “Skills Deficit Syndrome” and other perils of extreme love.