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If chronic overthinking is getting in the way of your next adventure, ask yourself these two questions

Life isn’t so ruff when you can sleep in a bed as comfy as this one

I took my dream job in a foreign place. I'm worried about leaving my local woods behind and connecting with a new landscape overseas. Help?

The American downhill skier may not have won a medal in Beijing, but he got the most style points by far

Outside columnist Brendan Leonard investigates his relationship to nostalgia, happiness, and type-two fun

I’ve lived in a van for a year. It sucks, and now I’m ready to change things up.

Science shows that spending time outdoors can help with all kinds of serious ailments. So why not a broken heart?

I’m on a quest to learn to love the body I’m in but afraid to push my limits outside

I want to thru-hike part of the AT or PCT, but I’m the main caregiver in my household

I’m not convinced I can be with someone who isn’t into the same kind of adventures as me

Watching your dog age is one of the hardest parts of having a pet. Make their life comfortable and full of joy, and they’ll know how much you love them until the very end.

While getting his PhD in English, Logan Scherer developed an intense friendship with a male grad student that lasted for years, through his friend’s engagement and marriage to a woman. Scherer struggled to make sense of it, until he lost himself in a group of spinster nature writers from the late 19th century who eschewed marriage to live alone or with other women during a time when the language of queerness didn’t exist.

When you get creative with natural materials in parks, some call it art; others call it litter

What makes a queer person choose to live in an outdoorsy hot spot instead of an urban gayborhood?

38 quotes that we interpret for our own needs

Working as a camp counselor teaches you important skills that could jump-start your career

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