Wellness That Endures
Strategies and tips to help you get through anything
The New Reality
AFTER A NEARLY TWO-DECADE HIATUS, ECO-CHALLENGE MAKES A COMEBACK ON AMAZON PRIME AT JUST THE RIGHT MOMENT
Out There, Nobody Can Hear You Scream
Two years ago, LATRIA GRAHAM wrote about the challenges of being Black in the outdoors, and countless readers asked her for advice. She didn’t write back, because she had no idea what to say. In the aftermath of a revolutionary summer, she responds.
Wim Hof became famous for submerging himself in frigid water with the calm of a Zen master, and his teachings about breathwork and the health benefits of cold plunges have attracted millions of followers. Our writer traveled to Iceland to chill with the man who made cold extremely hot.
Life Is a Highway
TOOLS TO HELP YOU SAVOR THE JOURNEY
SLUMBER WELL IN CAMP, NO MATTER HOW FAR OFF THE BEATEN PATH YOU PARK
All Together Now
MARINE BIOLOGIST AYANA ELIZABETH JOHNSON BECAME A STAR IN THE ENVIRONMENTAL MOVEMENT BY DEFTLY COMMUNICATING WHAT FEW PEOPLE UNDERSTAND: THAT CLEANING UP THE PLANET REQUIRES A COMMITMENT TO SOCIAL JUSTICE
In It for the Long Haul
GEAR THAT STANDS THE TEST OF TIME
Breaking the Waves
What has life under lockdown taught the greatest surfer on earth? That switching it up was exactly what he needed.
A new school of social-media influencers are giving hunting a fresh and decidedly female face. Food writer RACHEL LEVIN joins two rising stars of“Instagram” in the Arizona backcountry to chase mule deer for her first photographs by Jen Judgetime. Can she stomach what it takes to be an omnivore?
THE OBJECT IN MOTION
As the world tries to contain the spread of COVID-19, travel seems like a faraway dream. But Ian Frazier reminds us that there’s no more promising feeling than the start of a journey.
MY MID-LIFE CRISIS AS A RUSSIAN SAILOR
For a book project about 16th-century polar explorer William Barents, ANDREA PITZER needed to reach the remote Arctic island where he and his men came to grief. She booked passage on an expeditionary boat out of Murmansk, then headed north on a trip marked by unforgettable scenery,unexpected loss, and wild magic that changed her life.
OVER - SHARED
Are social media and selfie culture killing the outdoors? Nah, but as a visit to some heavily Instagrammed places reveals, they’re challenging our notions about whether there’s a right way to appreciate nature—and who gets to do it.
MOBY AND ME
Sperm whales are extraordinarily intelligent animals with deep family traditions and the ability to communicate across oceans with sonic clicks. But when Rowan Jacobsen had a close encounter with one in the Caribbean, he saw a creature far stranger than he’d ever imagined.
FIRE AND FURY
Last December, around 100 tourists set out for New Zealand’s White Island, where an active volcano has attracted hundreds of thousands of vacationers since the early 1990s. It was supposed to be a routine six-hour tour, including the highlight: a quick hike into the island’s otherworldly caldera. Then the volcano exploded. ALEX PERRY reports on an epic story of heroism, tragedy, and survival — one that uncovers troubling questions about the risks we’re willing to take when lives hang in the balance.
Keep moving in all conditions
See and Be Seen
Shades that’ll protect your eyes and turn heads
Paddle to the People
Watercraft suitable for everyone
SHAPE SHIFTER - Ryan Lovelace, 33
Cofounder, Trimcraft Surfboards - AS TOLD TO JOE CARBERRY
Make light work of big hauls
Comfortable, technical, light— sleep systems for every season
Get On Board
Surf, glide, and explore
Go the Distance
Kicks to keep feet fresh no matter what your mileage
For Long, Strange Trips
Versatile bags to withstand your wildest journeys
IN THE NEW BOOK SPIRIT RUN, NOÉ ÁLVAREZ RECOUNTS THE 6,000-MILE JOURNEY THAT TRANSFORMED HIS VIEW OF THE WORLD
Hit Your Stride
NEW TECHNOLOGY IS STRIVING TO MAKE POWER THE NEXT GREAT METRIC FOR RUNNERS
AMERICA’S HOMELESSNESS CRISIS IS SPILLING ONTO PUBLIC LAND— WHERE IT’S AN EVEN MORE CHALLENGING ISSUE TO SOLVE
By the Nose
COULD PROPER BREATHWORK BE THE KEY TO BOOSTING ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE?
Ready. Set. Go
We made it easy for you. We asked our travel experts where they want to go in 2020. Their answers will surprise and inspire you. Presenting 27 adventures to get you out in the world this year.