Devon O'Neil

Revenge of the Affordable Dream Towns

In small towns with big-time access to wilderness, rising housing values have priced out those who have traditionally made use of the area. Many residents worry that their funky slice of freedom and...

Kevin Jorgeson on Life After Dawn Wall

Ten weeks after completing a historic ascent in Yosemite, the 30-year-old climber is raising awareness about the sport and contemplating what’s next.

'Summit or Death!'

Who summits and who dies on Himalayan mountaineering expeditions is difficult to predict, but according to a new study released this week and published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of...

The Next Shaun White Is a 14-Year-Old Girl

Last February, as the sports world converged on ­Sochi, Russia, for the 2014 Winter Olympics, one of the best halfpipe snowboard­ers in the world made the trip to Pyeong­chang, South Korea, instead.

When Ski Resorts Melt

It’s a sad fact: winter is shrinking. The Rutgers University Global Snow Lab reports that the Northern Hemisphere has lost more than a million square miles of snow since 1970.