Category Archives: Adventure

Two Unprepared Hikers in New Hampshire Needed Rescue. Officials Charged Them With a Crime.

Two New England hikers have pled guilty to charges of reckless conduct, and have agreed to pay fines after rescuers had to retrieve them from an off-trail area in New Hampshire’s White Mountains earlier this year.  The hikers, a 22-year-old from Lowell, Massachusetts and a 25-year-old from Windsor, New Hampshire, will each pay a $200 […]

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A New Podcast Shows the Dark Side of Forrest Fenn’s Treasure Hunt

Forrest Fenn’s treasure could bring out the worst in people. Few know that better than journalist and former Outside Podcast host Peter Frick-Wright, who first wrote about the late millionaire’s hidden chest—and the obsessives who searched for it—for Outside magazine in 2015. That feature story, “On the Hunt for America’s Last Great Treasure,” wasn’t the […]

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Donald Lawson Is Poised to Rip Up Sailing’s Record Books

On a rainy fall morning in 2005, Donald Lawson got a phone call from his sailing hero, Bruce Schwab, asking if he would be willing to drop everything and join him on a trip down the East Coast. Lawson, then 23, had been honing his sailing skills for more than a decade, first at Baltimore’s […]

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What to Do If You’re Having Pre-Adventure Hesitation

Welcome to Tough Love. We’re answering your questions about dating, breakups, and everything in between. Our advice giver is Blair Braverman, dogsled racer and author of Welcome to the Goddamn Ice Cube. Have a question of your own? Write to us at toughlove@outsideinc.com. My friend and I have been planning a big backpacking trip for the […]

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