Lost and Found
TWO BOOKS EXPLORE THE UNIQUE HORROR OF MURDER IN THE OUTDOORS
WE'RE CALLING TIME OUT
AMERICANS ARE OVERWORKED, OVERSCHEDULED, AND JUST PLAIN EXHAUSTED. THE SOLUTION? FORGET ABOUT RADICAL DIETS ABND INTENSE NEW FITNESS PLANS-WHAT WE ALL REALLY NEED IS TO SLOOOW DOWN. PRESENTING 17 RELAXING STRATEGIES FOR BEATING BACK STRESS AND RECLAIMING YOUR MOJO IN 2020.
This Is an Emergency
WITH AMERICANS SURGING ONTO PUBLIC LANDS LIKE NEVER BEFORE, SEARCH AND RESCUE OPERATIONS ARE BECOMING OVERWHELMED—AND HELP IS NOT ON THE WAY.
IN BELIZE TO LAND SOME OF THE CARIBBEAN’SMOST EVASIVE FISH
Shred New Trails
ACROSS BAJA’S SIERRA CACACHILAS
SNORKELING AND DIVING THE SPRINGS OF NORTHERN FLORIDA
Hike An Entire Island
Along dominica’s waitukubuli national trail
Surf Uncrowded Breaks
On Costa Rica’s Caribbean side
The New Spirit Of Exploration-Eric Larsen
Eric Larsen is one of the most decorated explorers on the planet. But his polar trips are just one part of a life dedicated to everyday adventure.
Le Probatoire is one of the toughest tests in the outdoors, used for decades to pick mountain professionals in Chamonix, France, the legendary hub of glacier skiing, alpinism, and deadly terrain. Only the strongest make it, but SIMON AKAM wonders: Is selection by ordeal still the best way to groom competent guides?
Take It Personally
CUSTOMIZED SPORTS DRINKS AND SHAKES ARE THE LATEST INNOVATION IN THE QUEST TO BOOST PERFORMANCE. HOW MUCH CAN THEY HELP AN EVERYDAY ATHLETE?
Outsiders Of The Year
Forty-two athletes, activists, hustlers, makers, movers, and rule breakers who shaped our world in 2019, from the champion soccer team fighting for equality in sports to the teenager inspiring a wave of global climate activism to the humble farming couple reminding us where food really comes from.
“At Bottom. Repeat. At Bottom.”
Multimillionaire Victor Vescovo committed himself to one of the world’s craziest remaining adventure quests: to reach the deepest points in every ocean, in a dangerous mission called the Five Deeps. What does it take to get there? A radically high-tech, $30 million Triton submersible, a team of crack engineers and scientists, and one very gonzo explorer.
In The Land Of Vanishing Giants
At a time of unprecedented mass extinctions, no animal epitomizes the global biodiversity free fall more than the Asian elephant. Paul Kvinta travels to Laos to visit a moon-shot project aimed at saving the country’s 400 remaining wild elephants—and to investigate the strange wildlife-trafficking underworld threatening their very existence.
Vast New World Of Active Adventure
The compelling virtual worlds in big-budget games like Red Dead Redemption 2 and World of Warcraft can become an addictive substitute for actually going outside. But there’s no need for Reefer Madness panic: the same technology is being used to open up a vast new world of active adventure.
Will Travel For Beer
The best way to refuel after a perfect day of adventure? With your crew at one of these ideally located watering holes.
The Leading Edge
A behind the scenes look at the people, gear, and ideas shaping our world.
Soften The F!$% Up
Expedition kayaker Scott Lindgren knocked off first descents of the most remote and dangerous rivers on earth, from the Himalayas to the Sierra. He paddled with an aggro attitude and saw weakness as an unforgivable trait in himself and others. But when a brain tumor started to derail his athletic performance and threaten his life, everything changed.
HOTEL RODAVENTO IN VALLE DE BRAVO, MEXICO, SERVES UP AN ENTRANCING MIX OF DOWNTIME AND ADRENALINE.
NOSO’S KELLI JONES IS BUILDING AN OUTDOOR BUSINESS WHILE REDUCING WASTE, ONE SCRAP OF NYLON AT A TIME
Reduce, Reuse, Resell
WHY OUTDOOR BRANDS WANT TO HAWK YOUR OLD EQUIPMENT ONLINE
TWO NEW NONFICTION BOOKS BY STAR JOURNALISTS EXPLORE A CHANGING WAY OF LIFE IN RURAL AMERICA
Grain Bowls for Dummies
TAKE THE GUESSWORK OUT OF FUELING AND FOLLOW THIS SIMPLE FORMULA
HOW A COUPLE OF HEIRS TO AN AMERICAN RETAIL DYNASTY ARE PUTTING BENTONVILLE, ARKANSAS, ON THE FAT-TIRE MAP
The Sleep of Your Dreams
A MORE RESTFUL NIGHT IS JUST A WIRELESS SNORE-NEUTRALIZING SOUNDSCAPE GENERATOR AWAY
No Safety In Numbers
MOUNT EVEREST IS INCREASINGLY DEFINED BY BUDGET GUIDING COMPANIES—AND MORE CROWDING THAN EVER
IN TWO NEW BOOKS, A RECORD-HOLDING MARATHONER AND A JOURNALIST EXPLORE HOW YOUR MINDSET CAN IMPROVE YOUR RUNNING AND YOUR RUNNING CAN IMPROVE YOUR MIND
REALITY-TV STARS NEVER SUSTAIN LONG CAREERS. JUST DON’T TELL THAT TO BEAR GRYLLS.
Let's Fix This For Good
THE HORRIFIC SCANDAL IN U.S. GYMNASTICS IS PART OF A LONG HISTORY OF SEXUAL ABUSE IN AMATEUR SPORTS—ESPECIALLY SWIMMING. THE TIME FOR LASTING CHANGE IS NOW
Hustle Your Side Gig
It’s hard to make a living from just one thing. LAUREN FLESHMAN —champion middle-distance runner, cofounder of Picky Bars, coach, and mother of two—lets us in on how she juggles it all, while CHRIS GUILLEBEAU , creator of the Side Hustle School podcast series, weighs in on how you can, too.