Outside is a monthly magazine covering sports and activities, adventure, fitness, gear, trends, and other aspects of an active lifestyle.




Outside Submission Guidelines

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Submitting Your Work to Outside

Before submitting to Outside

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From the Outside guidelines:

Outside publishes stories about adventure sports, gear, travel, fitness, health, culture, and the environment. We’re always on the lookout for reporting, essays, service pieces, and media reviews focused on the outdoor world.

Outside has been committed to publishing literary longform for more than 40 years. We consider print and digital features including journey narratives, profiles of fascinating people in the outdoors, personal essays, investigative features, adventure stories, environmental writing, and business reporting. Our features run anywhere from 2,000 to 10,000 words, though most land somewhere between 3,000 and 5,000.

Submission Guidelines Details for Outside

Market Type: Magazine

Accepts: Adventure, biography, environment, sports, travel

Web Address: www.outsideonline.com

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Updated December 8, 2020