Explore epic canyons, breathtaking sunsets, iconic history, and so much more
An inside look at Black Diamond Ambassador Chris Burkard’s hike through Iceland in pursuit of the perfect photograph
Lighthouses across the country are crumbling amid worsening storms and dwindling funds. One promising exception is Graves Light Station, offshore from Boston, which has outlasted the Perfect Storm, among many poundings. Plus: lighthouses where you can spend the night.
Beautiful weather for outdoor fun, fall colors galore, and festive seasonal activities—what more could you ask for?
Winter has shown up big time in the Southern Hemisphere as ski resorts reopen to international travelers
The plastic ski surface at Emily Resort in western Ukraine allows skiers to slide downhill even when there’s no snow
Plan accordingly, because these mountains all require reservations to hit the slopes in 2022
Join us on a life-list Himalayan trek, and do good for others while enjoying one of the world’s dream trips
Turns out you can carve fresh snow in August. Put these Southern Hemisphere resorts on your bucket list.
Award-winning poet Elizabeth Alexander explains how the expansion of the National Park Service Mellon Humanities Fellowship will allow scholars to deepen our understanding of the history within our public lands and share it with visitors
In the summer of 2020, an anonymous artist who goes by the name of Roadside Senryu started installing road signs inscribed with poems, a joy for those driving past them and for communities nearby
Make your next trip better with these items
Bomber bags for air travel, daily commuting, or any adventure off the beaten path
Hike to alpine lakes, sleep under the stars, and visit some of the best parks in the country
You’d be hard pressed to find a better deal on a fully built camper van
Take the whole family along in this distinctive camper
This is the most innovative camper we’ve tested in years
A program called Malama Hawaii is connecting hotel and restaurant visitors with environmental nonprofits to tackle the state’s mounting plastic-pollution problem
Water weighs a lot, audiobooks weigh nothing, and more semi-philosophical tips to guide rookie trekkers to a strong finish
Thanks to a number of world-class races, a community-focused running culture, historical landmarks, and accessible wooded trails, the nation’s capital is one of the best urban running environments in the country
Buying a house just so you can rent it out on Airbnb is lame. And predatory.
This North Carolina city is an outdoor vacation hub you’ll never want to leave
Getting through airports is a far easier proposition with the Thule RoundTrip
As crowds grow and parks reach capacity, responsible national-park travel is more important than ever. Here’s how to leave a lighter footprint, according to rangers.
The parks on this list span six continents and tens of millions of acres, offering excellent fodder for any nature-addicted international traveler looking to jump-start their wanderlust
Everything you need to know about experiencing America’s best idea
Granting access to more than 2,000 national parks and recreation areas, the America the Beautiful pass is a game changer for any park-hopping traveler. Here’s how to know if the pass is right for you—plus how to buy it and use it.
A park-by-park list of entrance charges and reservation information
Outside’s gear director, Will Taylor, included the StoneHauler Pro in his roundup of the best winter workout gear. “The padded duffel has a separate cinchable wet-clothes zone within the main compartment, plus backpack straps and a stout side handle,” he wrote.
The site of the world’s oldest annual marathon offers a welcoming running-club culture, unique New England running paths, and a snazzy microbrewery scene
The precocious author’s debut release was the December-January pick for the Outside Book Club. We spoke with him about his journey along the Magdalena, Colombia’s longest waterway, and his attempt to understand the quickly changing country
A ski trip into these Italian mountains unfolds into a learning experience and a bridge to much needed healing
Tips and products to make your stay in the terminal a whole lot more bearable when your flight gets canceled
Jordan Salama’s new book is an impressive debut by an up-and-coming travel writer
Author Jordan Salama began writing this captivating book, about a journey down Colombia’s Magdalena River, when he was just a college student
“Quite simply, this is the perfect travel pack,” wrote our Buyer’s Guide tester of the 45-liter Peak Design pack. “ There are pockets for just about everything, including a hidden one for passports, a soft-lined one for sunglasses, and a padded one for a laptop.”…
These are our favorite pieces that won’t break the bank
“This clever pack is padded, to safeguard electronics, and has separate compartments for clean and dirty gear,” wrote Buyer’s Guide tester Melissa McGibbon. “The back straps are made of comfy closed-cell foam, and the Praxus (and women’s Proxy) fits in an overhead bin.”…
The forest is a sight to behold when the vibrant foliage is on full display
Take these steps to ensure you know what you’re getting before clicking the reserve button on that cute mountain cottage or condo by the sea
At trailheads and on city streets, thieves are stealing more gadgets than ever. Here’s my solution for stopping them.
Whether you’re on a road trip or backpacking through Europe, download these apps to learn more about the culture, weather, and even history of the places you’re visiting
The stunning, adventure-filled road parallels the eastern Sierra Nevada and has ample stops for hot springs, hikes, and backcountry skiing
Is there a more universally loved month in the outdoor world?
You can’t beat the desert vibes at these stunning vacation homes, all minutes from California’s most laid-back national park
The yoga superstar dishes on her hometown’s best vegetarian breakfast tacos, dog-walking trails, and donation-based yoga for all
From Arkansas to Wyoming, these abandoned towns are packed with history and located on stunning public land. For some of them, it’s an adventure just to reach them.
Vanlifers share their secrets for fending off the stink (with or without finding a shower)
Gear Director Will Taylor reviewed the Burnt Rock in our 2021 Summer Buyer’s Guide: “Merrell’s no-nonsense, stylish casual shoe can pedal you from the office to the trailhead and then provide the stability you need to hike to the summit. It’s stiff enough for good power transfer, and the…
If you were as caught off guard by the end of summer as we were, here are some easy-to-plan itineraries for the long weekend
At Olympic, you can go from luscious rainforests, to snowcapped peaks, to the stunning Pacific Coast—all in one park. What more could you ask for?
The Flying Cloud 30FB Office oozes quality, but it’s not immune to the bumps in the road
No two waterfalls are exactly alike, but these will always capture our imagination
Think hotels with bike washing stations and retreats with spin classes, all located near miles of empty singletrack
Combining traveling and racing can be tricky, but strategic planning and toggling between runner and tourist can allow you to enjoy the best of both.
Accidents on zip lines in Southeast Asia have left Western tourists with lifelong injuries. As adventure parks make their way across the Pacific and open in every U.S. state, the question to ask: Is anyone regulating them?
Professional vehicle dwellers share their tips for making the most out of life on the road