In this collection of over 30 essays on adventure worldwide, Jon Krakauer experiences a deadly week on Everest, Ian Frazier journeys along the flooded Mississippi, Thomas McGuane explains his reasons for hunting and James Salter skis around the world. Other writers include Annie Proulx, Jane Smiley, Jonathan Raban, Jim Harrison and Sebastian Junger.
From the editor's of Outside magazine. Outside has been in publication since 1977 and has long been known for its writing. It has received six National Magazine Awards, including the award for reporting in 1997 and the award for general excellence in both 1996 and 1997.