Outside readers are passionately committed to leading an active lifestyle. Outside not only motivates readers to uncover and define their own personal day-to-day adventures, but also provides them with the tools, products and information to fulfill them.
Between the Lines
Gilded Age • Adventure filmmaking isbetter than ever, bringing us closer to epic endeavors, impossible terrain, and behind-the-scenes footage
More than a Game • In Panama, an Indigenous volleyball team lights up the court
Soft Landings • Runners smack the ground harder—but get injured less—in more cushioned shoes. New research explains why.
Making Waves • Donald Lawson wants to become the fasest person—and first Black sailor—to complete a solo, nonstop circumnavigation of the globe
Why Every Mountain Biker Needs a Hardtail • It’s the most versatile off-road ride out there
The Great Sandal Dispute • Bickering over the perfect summer footwear has raged for decades. With your help, we intend to settle it.
Summer Fridays • We’re for an official mandate: make this the season of long weekends. To help you pack a ton of action, good grub, and comfy base camps into three blissful days, here are the ultimate 72-hour itineraries in emerging adventure destinations.
I’ll Take the High Road • THREE TRAIL-RUNNING PROS IN SWITZERLAND HAVE CREATED AN INCREDIBLE NEW HUT-TO-HUT ROUTE CALLED THE VIA VALAIS. IT’S A LITTLE DEMANDING—150 MILES, NINE STAGES, AND 42,000 FEET OF ELEVATION GAIN—BUT IF YOU CAN TAKE IT ON, YOU’RE GUARANTEED ONE OF THE MOST SPECTACULAR ADVENTURES OF YOUR LIFE.
Au Naturel • In pursuit of outdoor nudity
The Siege of the Amarula • When vast gas reserves were discovered off the idyllic coast of northern Mozambique, a crew of roughnecks flew in from around the world to make their fortunes. But in March 2021, Islamist rebels attacked, and the foreigners and thousands of Mozambicans were abandoned. Two hundred holed up at the Amarula Lodge, where the expats faced a choice: save themselves, or risk it all to save everyone. As oil and gas fuel a new war in Europe, ALEX PERRY pieces together, shot by shot, a stunning morality tale for the global economy.