Month: August 2020

San Rafael Swell

San Rafael Swell is a vast area of almost 2,000 square miles of uplifted layered rocks eroded into canyons, mesa, buttes, rock towers and natural arches. It’s Bureau of Land Management real estate bisected by Interstate 70, which provides much of the access to the area. As you leave Green River, Utah, westbound on I-70, …

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Photo Of The Day By Walt Mather

Photo By Walt Mather Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Badlands National Park” by Walt Mather. Location: South Dakota. Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP galleries, including Assignments, Galleries and the OP Contests. Assignments have weekly winners that are featured on the OP website homepage, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. To get your photos in the running, all you have …

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17 Training Myths, Addressed by a Running Coach

Ever wondered about something running related and looked for an answer on the internet? It can be very confusing: questionable advice, mansplaining, conspiracy theories, products that could either change your life or permanently maim you by accident, flimsy anecdotal evidence, amateur medical diagnoses, and other bullshit. It can all be hard to wade through. I …

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Social Media Feels Increasingly Toxic. What Do I Do?

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@outsideim.com. I started using Instagram to document a road trip after college, and though I didn’t intend …

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51 Years Later, the Cuyahoga River Burns Again

On March 20, 2019, fish caught in Ohio’s Cuyahoga River were declared safe to eat by federal environmental regulators. It was a major milestone in the river’s recovery—once one of the most polluted waterways in the country—because 50 years earlier, it caught on fire. Public outrage around that 1969 fire spawned a national reckoning on water pollution and …

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