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June 21, 2012

This week in head-to-head competition: Sports chews vs. Raisins

June 25, 2012

Park ranger Nick Hall died in the line of duty June 21 while rescuing four stranded climbers from Texas. Hall, 33, fell 3,000 feet after helping the first three climbers into the helicopter.

June 26, 2012

The now-international Bicycle Film Festival debuts in New York City later this week, running from June 29 to July 1.

June 19, 2012

Tell your boss that you’re going to be late tomorrow. Why? Well, because tomorrow’s a big day.

June 26, 2012

Last week, the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) announced the the 2011 coaches of the year.

June 26, 2012

It probably occurred to inventor types long ago that a tent is a lot like an inverted boat.  Hence, you might make a boat that folds up like a tent.  (No doubt someone has tried to float

June 22, 2012

On a sweltering summer day, sure, a pool is nice. Jumping into the ocean, or a lake, is pretty okay, too.

June 26, 2012

Last Sunday at the U.S. track and field Olympic trials in Eugene, OR, something unprecedented happened: there was a tie.

June 27, 2012

With access to one of our favorite trails in Chamonix, France, made difficult by the closure of a key chairlift, the quest to ride it became even more enticing.

June 26, 2012

Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro (elevation: 19,341 feet) is a big deal. Only half of those who attempt to scale the mountain make it to the summit, and the trek takes most people upwards of a week.

June 27, 2012

Back in May, the New Hampshire legislature introduced a law to protect landowners from being legally liable for those injured while recreating on their land. The law stemmed from an incident i

June 28, 2012

Amazing animation meets surf culture in this beautifully understated 6-minute video, "Much Better Now." From the producers at Salon Al

June 28, 2012

On Saturday, July 7th, Snow King Mountain in Jackson, WY, will become the backdrop for the inaugural Outerlocal Summer Games.

June 29, 2012

Hotel-bound tourists got some free entertainment watching an unknown kiteboarder jump over a massive pier in Reddington Beach, Florida, last week during Tropical Storm Debby's onslaught.

June 29, 2012

Tyler Hamilton and Floyd Landis, two of Lance Armstrong's former U.S.

June 18, 2012

In 2008, 23-year-old Alex Honnold emerged from obscurity with two free solo climbs that astonished the climbing world.

June 26, 2012

We recently spotted this video of an adventure race of truly wild proportions.

June 28, 2012

When her husband and son totaled the family car in an accident on Germany’s autobahn, April Streeter saw it as an opportunity.

June 28, 2012

Becoming a serious runner almost always results in giving up the dream to become a foot model. Because—let’s get real—runners have gross toenails.

April 14, 2012

Trek: Routeburn Track
Destination: South Island, New Zealand
Length: 28 miles, 3-4 days

April 12, 2012

Trek: McGonagall Pass
Destination: Denali National Park, Alaska
Distance: 38 miles, 5-6 days

July 2, 2012

Highlighted by Galen Rupp’s historic performance at the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials, which ended Sunday, the U.S.

July 3, 2012

A few months ago, I was contacted by Mike Grimm, owner of Misty Mountain Threadworks.

July 2, 2012

Adventure racing may be the ultimate outdoor test.