Ephraim Peniston

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The 2015 Sprinter 4x4 Is Cheaper, Safer, and Smarter than Your Ancient Vanagon

Sprinter 4x4<p>Here at <i>Outside</i>, we’re romantics when it comes to Syncros and Vanagons—possibly to the point of being delusional. Because to shell out $79,000 (one of many similar listings on Craigslist) for a 24-year-old Volkswagen with more than a quarter-million miles on it is, well, insanity.<p>There’s …

These Aerial Photos Will Make You See Famous Landscapes in a New Way

Three years ago, a GoPro photograph of the tallest building in the world, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, went viral and changed the course of Henry Do‘s …

Here’s Where You Can See Every Total Solar Eclipse for the Next 50 Years

A total solar eclipse will obscure the sun in parts of 14 states across the U.S. on Aug. 21, a rare event that’s been called the “Great American …

Solar Eclipse

The Myth of Drug Expiration Dates

<i>This story was co-published with NPR’s Shots blog.</i>The box of prescription drugs had been forgotten in a back closet of a retail pharmacy for so long …

Südtirol has a problem – it's just too spectacular

Why riding Europe’s most breath-taking mountains should be your next trip.<p>Südtirol sits in the heart of the majestic Dolomites in north-east Italy. …

Must Rides in Whistler - A High Alpine Newcomer and Valley Gems

Sponsored<p>Getting ready to descend on Lord on the Squirrels. Photo: Ollie Jones Photography, courtesy of Tourism Whistler<p>After a long winter's rest …

Hiking

Satirical Banksy-style mural shows Donald Trump as evolutionary misstep

With Brexit and the election of Donald Trump, street artists in Britain are having a blast.<p>The most popular of them all, mysterious master Banksy, …

High Altitude Lines. A Yeti Tribe Story

This adventure was something I’d wanted to do for a long time. The goal was to bike-pack for ten days through the San Juans, fishing alpine lakes and …

Mountain Biking

Patagonia's CEO Is Ready To Lead The Corporate Resistance To Donald Trump

The private, California-based outdoor retailer is preparing to sue the White House to protect public lands.<p>NEW YORK ― On a cloudy May morning, Rose Marcario, the chief executive of outdoor retailer Patagonia, stared out a second-story window of a Manhattan restaurant, watching construction workers …

Pull Quote

MagazineFeature<p>The massive iceberg that broke off the Larsen C Ice Shelf may be a harbinger of a continent-wide collapse that would swamp coastal cities around the world.<p>Seen from above, the Pine Island Ice Shelf is a slow-motion train wreck. Its buckled surface is scarred by thousands of large …

Global Warming

​Is Poop Doping the Next Big Thing?

Lauren Petersen, a scientist at The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine in Farmington, Connecticut, is one of an elite group of scientists looking at the gut microbiology of athletes. Petersen, who founded the Athlete Microbiome Project, is specifically researching cyclists.<p>Her connection to …

Microbiology

Kirt Voreis: Galbraith Mountain

Mountains

Albuquerque Out of Bounds

With 29,000 acres of open space in and around the city, 310 annual days of sunshine, a major river, and hundreds of miles of trails and bike routes, there's enough in Albuquerque to climb, ride, hike, and explore for a lifetime of adventure.<p>Hike the La Luz Trail<p>Hikers and trail runners will love …

The World's Most Breathtaking National Parks

When you think about a national park, what comes to mind: mountain peaks that dwarf the body and mind, brilliant blue lakes, a dense alpine forest? …

National Parks

Artist builds gentle giants from scrap wood and hides them throughout his city

Thomas Dambo is a scavenger artists who transforms scrap wood into giant sculptures resembling friendly creatures.<p>In his latest project, he hid six …

Hawaii Signs Legislation To Implement Goals Of Paris Climate Accord Anyway

Hawaii's governor has signed a bill that adopts goals of the Paris climate agreement, despite President Trump's announcement last week that the U.S. is pulling out of the global accord.<p>"Reducing greenhouse emissions in Hawaii is now the law — the state law," reports Hawaii Public Radio's Bill …

Montana ski area to host first summer ski and snowboard festival

Sure, ski areas are spinning their lifts a little longer this season, but there is no one doing it quite like Montana’s Beartooth Basin.RELATED: …

11 reasons why mountain biking is the best form of exercise - MBR

Like you need any more reasons to ride.<p>There’s nothing that’s better than mountain biking for giving your whole body – and mind – a complete …

Mountain Biking

Garmin’s new 360-degree camera is waterproof and records 3D audio

Plus ‘augmented reality’ data overlays<p>Garmin is expanding its action camera lineup into the world of 360-degree video. Today the company announced the VIRB 360, a waterproof spherical camera packed with bleeding-edge specs. The new camera offers features that most other 360-degree cameras lack, but …

The mind-bending drone photography of Aydin Büyüktaş

<b>Using just a drone and some post-production trickery, Aydın Büyüktaş has created a unique and strange view of the world. Oliver Atwell goes on an</b> …

Aerial Photography

How To Store Skis: A Practical Guide

Your skis might be able to cope with ripping around the mountain throughout the winter, but what happens when they are left in the attic for the …

Cortex Camera App Review | One Of The Best Photography Apps, Period

I suspect in two years time the gap between the performance of phone cameras and all but the top 1% of dedicated point-and-shoots will be diminished …

Endless winter? California ski resorts plan to keep slopes open this summer

Californians, blessed with the natural resources to ski and surf in the same day, may be able do both deep into summer for the first time in years.<p>One of the wettest winters in decades has stretched the season for most California and Nevada ski resorts by up to two months, helping them regain …

How Mountain Biking Is Saving Small-Town, USA

Nearly 50 years ago, the iron mining companies that were once the backbone of Crosby, Minnesota’s economy pulled the plug, leaving behind a scarred landscape of open pits and piles of unwanted red dirt. The area soon became an illegal dump that looked more like Mars than Earth, and the town became …

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