Megan Michelson

5 Amazing Crash Course Trips

Want to learn a new skill and visit a faraway locale? You can now do both, thanks to a boom in instructional outdoor clinics worth traveling for.

Want Ethically Sourced Wool? Buy from Patagonia.

This week, outdoor apparel brand Patagonia released what they’re calling the Patagonia Wool Standard, a set of principles guiding the animal treatment, land use practices, and sustainability of the...

U.S. Ski Areas Can Now Make Snow in the Summer

Boreal Mountain Resort, a small ski area atop California’s Donner Summit near Lake Tahoe, will be utilizing new technology this summer that allows them to make snow regardless of what the temperature...

Capturing the West's Epic El Niño Winter on GoPro

When weather forecasters called for an El Niño this winter, everyone on the West Coast—which typically scores with major snowfall during El Niño winters—rejoiced. But did the storms really deliver?


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