ADVENTURE

  • Outside’s 2020 bike test took place in October on the roads and trails of northwest Arkansas. For those unfamiliar with the region, it is quickly mak...

  • The nonprofit Surfers Against Sewage sets out to end plastic pollution on England’s beaches. Hydro Flask’s donation though its Parks for All program...

  • Photographer Ben Moon spent much of his twenties living in a van and climbing by the ocean, but at 29, he was diagnosed with colorectal cancer. In The Luck...

  • For the past few years, electric mountain bikes have been a point of contention among mountain bikers, public-land managers, and the cycling media, bringing wit...

  • On most trips and in most locations, to navigate I rely primarily on my paper topographic maps, ABC (altimeter, barometer, compass) or GPS watch, and magnetic c...

  • There’s no shortage of theories about overtraining syndrome, a state of pervasive fatigue and poor performance that lasts months or years and sometimes ends ath...

  • Outside’s annual bike test is a massive endeavor. It takes a truckload of bikes, a team of capable testers, and support from many brands to pull off. This year ...

  • An analysis conducted by the Center for American Progress (CAP) published on May 21 calculates that the total area of public lands that have already lost protec...

  • Colorado-based mountaineer Erin Parisi first summited one of the Seven Summits, Tanzania’s Kilimanjaro, as a man in 2011. In 2016, she came...

  • After the coronavirus closed fitness facilities and forced people to stay at home, fitness-loving folks faced an unprecedented dilemma: how to stay in shape wit...

  • Rising from the Ashes, from Trout Unlimited, follows the scientists studying the summer steelhead resurgence in Washington’s Elwha River. Since ...

  • One of the most striking findings from the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic is that more men are dying from the virus than women. According to the New Yo...

  • Each year there’s at least one category from our bike test that steals the spotlight. This is particularly true when it comes to mountain bikes. Fat bikes, plus...

  • Vision’s Path, from filmmaker Logan Bonwell, profiles mountain biker and trail builder Henry Lanman on his quest to create the ultimate line in ...

  • The best climbers and skiers aren’t just strong—they can harness and coordinate their strength through complex movements. “When it comes to mountain sports, we’...

  • A lot of my time—especially these days—is spent with my kids. It’s been hard, yes, but also a blessing, because I might never get to enjoy so much uninterrupted...

  • I had a bit of an existential crisis in my rural Walmart recently. I am not ashamed to admit it was not my first Walmart-induced existential meltdown, but this ...

  • In the Journal of Applied Physiology last month, four influential researchers broke down the science of marathoning—where it stands, how we got here, and where ...

  • For the 2020 Outside bike test, we joined Josh Patterson, our test director, and 27 other riders in northwest Arkansas for a week of nonstop action.&n...

  • Wrapping your head around the large-scale initiatives needed to protect the environment can feel…overwhelming. Combating climate change, cleaning up the oceans,...