Photos and stories that will stop you in your tracks *Created in partnership with Outside magazine for its 40th anniversary *The gripping stories behind some of Outside's most iconic images. *More than 140 of the best adventure photos ever featured in Outside With a foreword by world-renowned photographer Jimmy Chin and an introduction by Outside magazine's editor Christopher Keyes, A View from the Edge of the World is a stunning collection of the best photography ever published by the leader in outdoor adventure photography and journalism. Covering Outside's most compelling stories from throughout the years, it offers readers an inside and dramatic look through the lens of the world's top adventure photographers. First published in 1977, Outside magazine's mission is "to inspire active participation in the world outside through award-winning coverage of the sports, people, places, adventure, discoveries, health and fitness, gear and apparel, trends and events that make up an active lifestyle."
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Outside is an American magazine focused on the outdoors. The first issue was published in September 1977. Its mission statement is "to inspire active participation in the world outside through award-winning coverage of the sports, people, places, adventure, discoveries, health and fitness, gear and apparel, trends and events that make up an active lifestyle."
Here, from the ends of the earth, comes several lifetimes' worth of astonishing images that confirm how deeply adventure is rooted in our DNA. We humans need to soar through the firmament, to walk on wires across the open spaces. We need to swim with whales, bike with wildebeests, paddle among sharks. In these stunning photographs, our truant species seems full of hubris but also profoundly humble in the immense face of nature-for, as every adventurer knows, nothing makes us feel grander than to feel small. -- Hampton Sides, New York Times bestselling author of In the Kingdom of Ice The Edge of the World is a thrill ride of a book, a gorgeous chronicle of wild places and the people who love them. -- Susan Casey, New York Times bestselling author of Voices in the Ocean Adventure photography, in its finest form, takes you to the edge of your seat with a mix of adrenaline and wonder. Images of humans at play in the most improbable of places inspire us to push a little harder. The place in time each image captures is fleeting. Having excellent photographers to bring these moments to life is the essence of Outside. The best of Outside's images, the ones that scare us, the ones that allow us to reflect on the human-nature interaction, are within these pages. -- Conrad Anker, renowned alpinist and author of The Lost Explorer These images, and the stories behind them, leave you deeply moved-and excited to dream big about your own adventures. -- Kit DesLauriers, author of Higher Love and the first person to ski down the Seven Summits
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