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America’s Best Car-Touring Roads

The American road trip is a longstanding rite of passage. We're drawn to movement and freedom and experience unchained from the morass of daily obligation. The open road— fiery leaves, frosty mountains, sunny coasts, big open desert—offers all that when you've got an open mind and a penchant for …

A Mountain Town with a Surfing Problem

Photo: Paolo Marchesi<p>America's best kept surfing secret? Missoula, Montana. While the town's Strongwater surf shop doesn't have any beachfront access, the store has cultivated a loyal following of dedicated wave junkies. Photographer Paolo Marchesi caught up with the crew this summer for an …

Video: Himalayan Adventure from Delhi to Beijing

Ever wanted to take a road-trip through the Himalaya starting in Delhi and ending in Beijing? Then this video was made for you. It is a four-minute …

The Best Seeds to Add to Your Smoothie

Claims that <b>chia seeds</b> increase endurance have yet to be backed by research, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t eat them. Two ounces contains 360 milligrams of calcium—more than a full glass of milk.<p><b>Pumpkin seeds</b> are a terrific source of iron—a mineral often depleted during intense exercise—and …

Tiny Off-the-Grid Homes We Love

Photo: Graypants, Inc./Hide and Seek<p>The latest in coffee-table inspiration comes from the newly released <i>Hide and Seek</i>. The book is a compilation of unique, well-designed, escape-from-reality cabins we lust over. These structures aren't lavish: instead, they're dedicated to simplicity and the …

Richard Branson's Family Pulled Off An Insanely Tough 1,000-Mile Trek Across Europe

But this time, it was his son Sam Branson and nephew Noah Devereux who attempted to pull off something big. Together the pair organized and completed the Strive Challenge, a 1,000-mile journey from London to the top of the Matterhorn in Switzerland. A core team of 10 people ran, rowed, cycled, …

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The Real Problem on Everest

Nepalese officials announced Thursday that new laws will require climbers to bring down just under 18 pounds of waste, along with their own personal garbage, from Mount Everest during ascents. But contrary to what reports are saying, the real issue isn’t garbage on the mountain—it’s ongoing Sherpa …

Behind the Shot: Climbing New Routes Along the Green River, Utah

<i>See more photos like these in our Extreme Photo of the Week gallery.</i><p>Adventure photographer Celin Serbo spends the year photographing top tier athletes, often taking on the same challenges the athletes face to get the shot. In the summer of 2013, Serbo headed to Utah’s Green River with climbers Alex …

What Gear Should I Bring on My Multiday Rafting Trip?

<i>A:</i><p>Before you start packing for your first multiday raft trip, remember this old adage: A raft is never full.<p>That essentially means you can bring everything—plus the kitchen sink. After all, you don’t have to worry about weight when you have a raft to store your gear and a river to do the heavy …

Your Shot Pictures: Wildfires From the Front Lines

Catch a glimpse of wildfires from a rare perspective, as firefighters open a window into their world.

Video: Climbing Mt. Vinson - the Tallest Peak in Antarctica

At 4892 meters (16,050 ft) in height, Mt. Vinson isn't the tallest of the Seven Summits by a long shot. But it's remote location in the wild-open …

We Don't Need No Education

In early September, in a clapboard house situated on 43 acres just outside a small town in northern Vermont, two boys awaken. They are brothers; the older is 12, the younger 9, and they rise to a day that has barely emerged from the clutches of dark. It is not yet autumn, but already the air has …

Strange Rumblings Review

<b>RATING: 9/10</b><p>Over the last decade, Joe Guglielmino (it's what the "G" stands for) has consistently proven himself surfing's most imaginative …

How Can I Boost My Immunity During Hard Training?

<i>A:</i><p>What a downer. Pre-race illness seems like a cruel case of Murphy’s Law, but you're not the first person to get sick while logging miles for an upcoming endurance event, and there certainly is a connection. While exercise in moderation does boost immunity, intense training tends to wear it …

Adventure Tourism is a growing global niche.

The adventure travel market grew at the incredible rate of 65 percent yearly from 2009-2013. That's the conclusion of a consumer report compiled by …

Two Wheeled Nomad: Life Aboard a Cargo Ship

“<i>Row, row, row your boat, gently down the stream</i>”. In our case, stream translates to the Atlantic Ocean and by boat, we’re talking about a 200+ metre …

Travel 365: This series of waterfalls on the island of Kauai in Hawaii is known as the Weeping Wall. http://on.natgeo.com/XFmYj9 Photograph by Justin Gartman, National Geographic Your Shot

The Challenge of Not Knowing

“This is why our families work so well together. I don’t know how many moms would be so cool about seeing their kids go off on motorcycles—in Brazil!” exclaimed Martha Newell, my friend from our hometown of Missoula, Montana.<p>She and her family—husband Mike and sons Carson, 14, and Bowen, 17—had …

All the Jittery Horses: Racing the Mongol Derby

THE TOILET PAPER startled the horse. I was relieving myself, and a gust of wind had unfurled the tissue in my left hand. The red and white spotted pony lifted his head when he saw the flutter, and the rope to his bridle slipped through my fingers. He looked at me with eyes full of white and his …

Alex Honnold's Ultimate Adventure Vehicle | Outside Online

Honnold's Humble Abode<p>Welcome to Alex Honnold's home sweet home, parked in American Fork, Utah. We caught up with the climber for an inside look at his deluxe camper-van setup, complete with all the gear you could ever want to free solo Half Dome—or to go on a slightly less adrenaline-filled …

At the World’s Toughest Race Does It Pay To Be Young or Experienced?

The story at this year’s 32-mile Molokai2Oahu Paddleboard World Championships won't be the sharks, massive ocean swells, or roaring winds. It’s all about two of the race favorites, Dave Kalama and Kai Lenny.<p>Ironically, Kalama, who has crossed the Kaiwi Channel more than 30 times and is 28-years …

10 of the Most Striking Spots in Hawaii

Discover our favorite activities in the Aloha State.<p>There are iconic spots in Hawaii that first-time visitors need to see to believe, but there are also the lesser known gems that the locals know are just as worthy of your time–especially on that second or third return trip. For a mix of both, add …

Arctic Swell with Chris Burkard

Photographer Chris Burkard and surfers Patrick Millin, Brett Barley, and Chadd Konig brave sub-zero temperatures in the Arctic Circle to capture …

50 Scariest Backpacker Experiences

3. Visiting Komodo Island<p>Home to the Komodo dragons – the largest lizards in the world – Komodo Island in Indonesia can be a pretty daunting place to …

How to trek to Everest Base Camp

Mount Everest has captivated intrepid men and women since the 1920s. The exploits of legends such as George Mallory, Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay put the mighty mountain on the map; thousands have followed, making huge sacrifices – many with their lives – in their own attempts to the …

Video: Surviving the Iditarod Trail Invitational (Part 5)

Earlier today, EpicTV released the fifth and final video in their series that sent Patrick Sweeney off to Alaska to compete in the grueling Iditarod …

Video: Hiking Half Dome

The hike yup Half Dome in Yosemite is one of the most iconic hikes in all of North America. If you haven't had the chance to do it yourself, this …

One Step Closer to Space Tourism

Ground control to SpaceShipTwo, you are cleared to launch.<p>Virgin Galactic signed with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Thursday for its first commercial space flight, set to take off by the end of the year from Spaceport America in the Jornada del Muerto desert basin of New Mexico.<p>The …

Outside Videos You Should Not Have Missed Last Month

Whether you didn't catch these viral vids the first time around or just want to watch them again, here are the top 10 videos from the month of May.<p>10. Ty's List: Trailer<p>In what promises to be one of the most touching stories of the year, three strangers come together to honor a friend's life that …