Author: Staff

Claude Kogan Led The First All-Female Team To Test A Himalayan Giant

Claude Kogan Led The First All-Female Team To Test A Himalayan Giant

In September 1959 a five-foot whisper of a woman, the French swimwear designer and alpinist Claude Kogan, set out for the 8,188-meter (26,864 ft) [...]
Running Up Scotland’s Ben Nevis

Running Up Scotland’s Ben Nevis

Scotland’s Ben Nevis is of course named for Benjamin Nevis, a Glaswegian ironworker who hammered his own crampons from metal he salvaged fro [...]
Outside Inc. Ends Print Run of Backpacker, Climbing, and More Amid Layoffs

Outside Inc. Ends Print Run of Backpacker, Climbing, and More Amid Layoffs

Our professional condolences go out to our friends at @betamtb, @skimagazine, and other Outside magazine titles. The company, which was recen [...]
Driving Anywhere and Fixing Anything in a Sweet ’95 Land Cruiser

Driving Anywhere and Fixing Anything in a Sweet ’95 Land Cruiser

With thousands of articles sitting in our archive, awaiting discovery by new readers, or longtime readers who missed them the first time around, [...]
So You Wanna Hitch a Ride on the World’s Fastest Sailboat? You Sure?

So You Wanna Hitch a Ride on the World’s Fastest Sailboat? You Sure?

Earlier this month, the big swinging, uh, booms, of the world’s fastest sailboats raced through the frigid, green, wind-whipped waters of San Fra [...]
Duke Kahanamoku, Gracefully Paddled Surfing Into the Modern World

Duke Kahanamoku, Gracefully Paddled Surfing Into the Modern World

“The best surfer out there is the one having the most fun.” – Duke Kahanamoku There’s a reason why a movie of Duke Kahanamoku’s life hasn’t been [...]
Meet the Newest Inductees to the California Outdoors Hall of Fame

Meet the Newest Inductees to the California Outdoors Hall of Fame

Normally, we wouldn’t necessarily cover the induction of regional luminaries into a state’s outdoor hall of fame, but this 2022 class of the Cali [...]
A Concrete Cabin at Mexico’s Perfect Pacific Coast

A Concrete Cabin at Mexico’s Perfect Pacific Coast

The smell of the tropics would be nice right now. A hot white sun, warming these winter-chilled bones. Mexico’s Oaxaca coast would work just fine [...]
Campsite Claypot Chicken is a Savory Reward for a Day Well-Hiked

Campsite Claypot Chicken is a Savory Reward for a Day Well-Hiked

Mix the sauce ingredients (soy, oyster, wine, sesame oil, and sugar) at home and put in a container for the trip. At camp, break out a cast iron [...]
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