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Slip-Sliding Away

Slip-Sliding Away

Unlike most skiers in New Mexico, I like to slide horizontally, not vertically. I also prefer groomed trails where no dogs, snowshoes, or snowmobiles are allowed, preferably through tall trees. That’s because I grew up in Minnesota with cross-country ski trails at the...

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The Devil Made Me Do It

The Devil Made Me Do It

A fascination with a cartoon animal and a Class V river lured her to the empty wilderness of Tasmania. Turns out the raw side of Down Under offers an amazing number of pristine places to camp, surf, hike, mountain bike, and kayak. View PDF here » View online article...

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Our Favorite Things

Our Favorite Things

As part of our third annual Editors' Choice Awards, six Outside staffers, from editorial director Alex Heard to assistant editor Kyle Dickman, reflect on some of their favorite things, including the tree porn etched into trunks by bored and lonely sheepherders out...

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The Undisputed King of Dogsled Tourism

The Undisputed King of Dogsled Tourism

Starting with a single Alaskan husky named Derby, Kenth Fjellborg built a dogsled-touring empire that attracts 5,000 would-be mushers a year to a frozen patch of tundra 100 miles north of the ­Arctic Circle. And he’s not afraid to yell at you in bad words. View PDF...

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Soul Running

Soul Running

Welcome to the 4 a.m. unraveling of my mind. This frequent spiraling into the frenzied abyss is why I was in Bhutan six years ago practicing the calming effects of Buddhist meditation. View PDF here » View online article here » [This online article requires clicking...

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A Left Turn At The End Of The World

A Left Turn At The End Of The World

It’s in the middle of nowhere, populated by quirky sheep farmers, and just a foot note in British military history. But the world is finally discovering what Darwin found out 176 years ago: The Falkland Islands are one of the last great wild life destinations on the...

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Cosmic Whiplash

Cosmic Whiplash

Strap in for a road trip through the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan with Robert Thurman—Uma's dad and one of the planet's most magnetic Buddha boosters—and get set for stunning scenery, harrowing S-curves, and face time with the wild side of your soul. View PDF here »...

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