The explorer’s crossing of Antarctica put him in the spotlight. His skill in presenting himself to audiences hungry for vulnerable heroes will keep him there.
Think long and hard before you jump or try to climb the cables. And don't forget about the wolves!
Everyone is recommending the stuff on Twitter, so we looked into the research to see if the hype is backed by science
Gear, classes, and other resource recommendations for those who want to get far, far out there in the winter
You can't walk in them, but you can fly in them
The ski mountaineer was known for her relentless summits of the world’s toughest mountains. But the best thing she did for her career was take a break.
Mushroom broth is full of vitamins and minerals, easy to make, and offers a healthy option for vegetarians feeling left out of the bone-broth trend
Our favorite snow-sports eyewear of all time, from affordable to high-tech
An active outdoor lifestyle doesn’t end with pregnancy. It's time for gear manufacturers to tap into the growing market of high-performance maternity apparel.
Our favorite puffies and shells for men and women, whether you’re riding lifts or out for a tour
It’s time we made America’s prime backcountry skiing and snowboarding terrain safer and more accessible. First step: bombing slopes in the way-out-of-bounds.
Violinist-pianist duo Anastasia Allison and Rose Freeman hike into the wilderness and often play for no audience other than nature
These alpine refuges offer simplicity and shelter in the Colorado high country
What I learned on my powder-filled dream trips to Whistler and Aspen
Here's where the pioneering skier sends it when she's not shredding the backcountry
Inversions can choke all the fun out of winter in some places (looking at you, Salt Lake City)
Understanding a few technical basics—and being honest about your needs—will help you pick one you'll love
You can. You should. It will become part of your family lore.
The affordable models are surprisingly capable, but what you get for more money is undeniable
You are the mountain's disciple
No matter where you live, you have to be prepared when the white stuff starts falling
Stop paying the shop for a simple task that you can do at home
Oranges, ginger, garlic, even chicken soup—most of our so-called cold-fighting foods don't do much for us when we're under the weather
The LiftOp Biggie is the rack we recommend to our friends
This dorky little windshield wiper is the world's most effective tool for cleaning your goggles
Ski, snowshoe, ice-skate, or score a snowy visit without the crowds at these iconic parks
Yellow snow is a no-go. But that's not all you need to know.
We all know what the dogs do—they run—but the person driving the sled has to get ready for a brutal challenge, too. The labor required to manage and train a team is like CrossFit on ice.
Does he not have nerve endings?
From California to Ecuador, here's how to spend a couple of days in the backcountry while a guide leads the way
And much of the sport’s innovation is thanks to Jeff Scott, a snowboarder turned pioneer of sit skiing
How I learned to do group travel—without hating everybody else
Students in the Extreme Polar Training course, a two-week freeze-fest held near the Arctic Circle on Canada's Baffin Island, learn how to live in Earth's coldest conditions. Still, nothing really prepares you for 72 hours of a sled-pulling, pathfinding ordeal on a skinny pair of skis.
Behold the astonishing explosion of alpine sports in the People’s Republic—as directed, promoted, and financed by the Communist Party in the run–up to the 2022 Beijing Olympics
At the planet's biggest ice-fishing tournament, held every January in Brainerd, Minnesota, 10,000 contestants battle 20-below temperatures for a $150,000 purse. Ian Frazier slips and slides among wily fish, cheese curds, and some of the greatest nearly frozen anglers he's ever seen.
Finland shares an 833-mile border with an aggressive and unpredictable neighbor. That proximity led to a major conflict during World War II—the horrific Winter War—and even now it keeps Finns nervous about Russia’s intentions. David Wolman suited up to train with the elite soldiers who will be on the front lines if this cold feud ever gets hot.
With winter quickly approaching, we’re getting pretty excited for ski season here at Outside. We caught up with pro skier and trainer Crystal Wright to learn some ski-specific workouts to get in shape for the slopes.
Snowboarders at the United States Open Snowboarding Championships in Stratton, Vermont, planned to meet today to discuss creating a union, the New York Times reports. In part, the creation of a snowboarders' union would…