I recently received communication about my print magazine going away, what exactly does this mean?
This means your previous Print + Digital (Brand Pass) membership** has turned into an O+ membership. You’re now an O+ Member.
With O+, you will enjoy the following great online benefits:
- Unlimited access to digital content from Outside and 15 other brands—think recipes, meal plans, and training tips from Clean Eating, Women’s Running, and more.
- Tap into Outside Learn. Learn from the world’s best athletes, explorers, and wellness experts with premium online courses for all levels. Find more than 2,500 videos across 650 lessons for climbing, skiing, fitness, yoga, backpacking, and nutrition, with new courses every month. There’s no limit to the knowledge you’ll gain with Outside Learn.
- Spend time in nature with Gaia GPS and Trailforks, two premium mapping apps to help you explore new routes.
- Stream 600+ hours of ski and climbing action, survival challenges, travel documentaries, and more with Outside Watch (including the Warren Miller film this fall!)
What if I have already canceled my auto renewal?
If you have already canceled your auto renewal, no worries! You will still be migrated from your last subscription into O+. You will have the remainder of your subscription to test out O+.
If you do not wish to run out the remainder of your subscription with O+, you may cancel immediately here.
Our mission is to get you outdoors. To sharpen our focus, we’re pouring all of our knowledge and resources into the core benefits of O+. Quite simply, we want you to have the absolute best experience as you read, practice, map, watch, and learn.
That means 2022 is the last year we will be printing our editorial magazines. This excludes Outside magazine, Gear Guide, and Cycling Tips, which we are excited to continue printing.
While letting go comes with sadness, the same team who produced the print publication you loved will continue to provide the expert information you’ve come to trust. We look forward to bringing you more adventure and inspiration for years to come.
We also want to give you the opportunity to explore the award-winning Outside Magazine, and current U.S.-based subscribers will receive an Outside print subscription for the remainder of your previous print magazine.
Why is print being discontinued?
Print editions have been at the heart of our business for over 75 years- a span of time only possible due to valued readers like you. It is with mixed emotions we will no longer issue the print version of some of our magazines.
We are excited to bring to you more series and films on Outside Watch, classes on Outside Learn, and our GPS apps in addition to more interactive articles and a continuous stream of the storytelling you know and love online. This shift also allows us to double down on our environmental commitments by reducing our carbon footprint by 25% according to climate partner, Cooler, reducing our reliance on fossil fuels. After all, our sport and our health rely on a healthy planet.
The transition from print to digital allows us to focus on bringing you the very best in content, including premium video so that we can join you on the trail with immersive storytelling, hard-hitting reporting, and tips and tricks. Our online content can be accessed faster, acted upon more immediately, and helps us build a stronger community around the sport we love.
Please see our FAQ for more information.
How do I cancel?
You can follow the steps above to cancel your auto-renewal. If you are looking to cancel today, please reach out to us here.
I received communication about my membership changing, why does my profile still say I have my previous subscription?
Your membership will still look the same for now, but you will have more benefits.
How do I access my Perks?
We are working to get your perks listed in your profile! In the meantime, you do not have to wait to begin taking advantage of your perks. You may log in to any of the sites below using your O+ credentials and have unlimited access.
Which editorial sites will continue to produce online digital content?
Will there be any print magazines printed?
We will continue to print Outside magazine. We want to give you the opportunity to explore the award-winning Outside Magazine, and current U.S.-based subscribers will receive an Outside Magazine print subscription for a limited time. This replaces your remaining previous print subscription. Please contact the fulfillment house directly for any print magazine-related inquiries.
Can I purchase individual issues of past or recent print magazines?
Yes! You can find all available past issues for purchase here. Please keep in mind that our inventory is low, so once an issue sells out, we won’t print additional copies.
When can I expect to start receiving Outside magazine?
After the final issue of your current subscription, you will begin to receive Outside Magazine for a limited time. If you need to update your address at any time, please see this article to contact our fulfillment teams directly.
How do I turn off my auto renewal?
You can easily turn off your subscriptions auto renewal at any time in your subscription. You may follow the steps below to do so:
- Head to Outsideonline.com
- Click on the profile icon in the upper right-hand corner
- Click on ‘my profile'
- On the left-hand sidebar, click ‘my membership’
- Next to ‘subscription’ you will see the option to ‘cancel auto renew’ or ‘change subscription’. Click ‘cancel auto renew’
- Confirm ‘cancel subscription’
**Please Note: This FAQ also applies to Outside+ Members with a previous Beta print subscription