Immerse yourself in summer with our latest issue featuring the best adventure gear on the market, a lesson in car camping 101, inspiration for that rafting trip you’ve been dreaming of, and so much more. It’s all in our latest issue on stands now!
Editor’s Letter: Inclusive Outdoors
To make the outdoors, and the world, a better place we need to make a better effort to understand what we all have in common and how powerful it can be to listen.
Four Super Campgrounds
Located right on the water (or just a few steps away), these Colorado campsites make the perfect base for a weekend full of stand-up paddle boarding and deep relaxation.
The Perfect Day Trip
Need a quick escape? Ute Peak is an easy ramble just off of I-70.
Antelope Canyon Slot Shots
Ready to wow your Instagram fans? Head to Antelope Canyon.
HuntCrafted’s Handcrafted Goods
HuntCrafted provides an online shop for handcrafted goods.
Local Heroes: Craig and Kathy Copeland
How a Canadian couple share the love in southern Utah’s canyon country.
Summertime Fun in Breckenridge and Vail
These big ski resorts have embraced the summer, building massive fun-for-the-whole-family adventure playgrounds alongside secluded trails.
The Wild and Scenic Rivers Act turns 50 this year. It currently protects 208 waterways and 12,734 river miles in the U.S.—but it will need local on-the-ground support to keep working.
Cache la Poudre
Get out and enjoy Colorado’s only Wild and Scenic River this summer.
Five Ways to Take On the Continental Divide Trail
The Continental Divide Trail stretches 3,100 miles down the backbone of North America from Canada to Mexico, but you don’t have to do it all. Hike one of these sections through Colorado—based on your vacation time and motivation.
Numerology: Trail Counter
Trails are lifeblood when it comes to how we get outside and play. Here are the numbers when it comes to the paths we trod and the people and organizations who build and maintain them.
Straight Talk: Teresa Baker
The California-based diversity advocate works to get more people out enjoying the wild—so that the wild will endure.
Mending the Gender Line
Meet four women who are changing the face of fly fishing and inspiring more female anglers to get out on the water.
Swim the Desert
If you plan one big river trip this summer, make it Utah’s Cataract Canyon, where you can cash in on whitewater, red rock and solitude without all the hassle of a bigger endeavor.
Car Camping 101
Follow these dos and don’ts of car camping to enjoy low-key, off-grid getaways under the summer stars.
Wyoming Travel Guide
Wyoming’s wide-open spaces still give you the feel of a West that you can explore without crowds of fun hogs and their Sprinter vans squeezing in on your space.
The 2018 Summer Peak Gear Awards
Looking for the goods that can survive a summer of hard use and maybe even make your life better and elevate your life outside? Meet the gear that EO’s fun-hogging contributors love to love to death.
Summer’s Best Trail Runners
We put five high-performing shoes through the wringer so you can pick the right one for your style, terrain and passion.
Hear This: Deeper Focus
Colorado music photographer Lisa Siciliano shifted the paradigm as a woman in the business who shoots on black-and-white film—she still works in that medium, just for the art of it.
At Home in the Woods
How a light-and-fast backpacker learned that those same skills applied to hunting. And how she found a surprisingly deeper relationship to the wild.
ELWAYVILLE: Water Dogs
You know who loves playing in the water even more than you? Your everloving canine companion.