Features

Interviews with athletes, designers, industry insiders, and more, plus op-eds when contributors really have something to say

Season Eqpt. Is Here to Change the Ski and Snowboard Industry for Good

Season Eqpt. Launches With Skis And Snowboards—and Free Lifetime Tune-Ups

Veteran pros, snowboarder Austin Smith and skier Eric Pollard, aim to shake up an aging industry with new snow sliding equipment company

Q&A: Snowboarder & Writer Emilé Zynobia on Finding Her Voice in the Outdoors

Snowboarder & Writer Emilé Zynobia on Toxic Positivity & Representation in Mountain Towns

We talk with Jackson Hole ambassador and Yale grad student @curlsinthewild about studying the environment in a crisis, learning to claim, and more

8 Group Rides and Bike Protests to Join to Support Social Justice

Biking for Equity: Nationwide Group Rides & Bike Protests to Support Social Justice

How and where to take to the streets on two wheels to protest police brutality and systemic racism—while social distancing

Q&A: Plant Kween on Bringing the Great Outdoors Inside

Instagram Sensation Plant Kween on the Benefits and Joys of the Great Indoors

Christopher Griffin, aka @plantkween, shares tips for plant parenting and self care, and why they turned their NYC apartment into an indoor garden paradise

Q&A: Jeremy Jones on Climate Deniers & Founding the Nonprofit POW

Snowboarder and Activist Jeremy Jones on Climate Deniers & His Nonprofit POW


The snowboard legend talks about his new film, Purple Mountains, promoting climate science on Capitol Hill, and starting Protect Our Winters

How HBCUs Outside Brings Adventure and Gear to Black Students

How HBCUs Outside Makes Outdoor Gear & Experiences More Accessible for Black Students

Nonprofit founder Ron Griswell talks changing the face of the outdoors and launching #BlacktotheTrails5K fundraiser to support future BIPOC outdoorists

Q&A: Alex Strohl on Pandemic Perseverance and the Future of Photography

Alex Strohl on the End of Instagram, Launching Wildist, and Pitching Clients in the Pandemic

The influential photographer talks the end of Instagram, supporting women photographers at Wildist, and how to land clients in the pandemic

Photographer Forrest Smith on Life Adrift and His New Book “Wilder"

Photographer Forrest Smith Shares His 5 Favorite Moments From New Book "Wilder"

Reflecting on a thoughtful project spanning four years of photography, nine states, a handful of countries, and a lifetime of experience

Q&A: Tawny Newsome on Life in Comedy, Space, and the Outdoors

How Life Outside Prepared Comedian Tawny Newsome to Take on Hollywood

The LA-based actress, musician, and outdoorist talks growing up on a farm, working with Steve Carell, and being Black in nature

The History of Rhode Island's Lincoln Woods, a NE Bouldering Destination

The History of How a Modest Rhode Island State Park Became a Bouldering Destination

How the "Rhodey Loadies" put "the Woods" on the map, and why it deserves a place on your northeast rock climbing bucket list

A History of the A-Frame House in North America and Beyond

The Past, Present & Future of the Modern American A-Frame

A look at the rich history of the iconic triangle house, from traditional Japanese farmhouse to America's post-war cabin kit craze to today's worldwide obsession

Q&A: Photographer Gina Danza on Discovering Nature & Chasing Epicness

How Nature Photographer Gina Danza Created a Life of Epicness

We talk with outdoor enthusiast @wildgina on her path to working in the outdoor industry, increasing Black representation in nature, and much more

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