Kyle Dickman

5 Ski Touring Tips

Ski mountaineer Greg Hill is on his way to skiing two million vertical feet in one year, and he's got a few tips for you. Listen up.

River Politics

Navigating the politics of river conservation can be tricky. Here's what's going on now.

Trout Creek Unplugged

Washington's Trout Creek flows again after Hemlock Dam gets jackhammered.

Spring Break: Float the Illinois

Scenario: Sun Spell in the Northwest Whitewater rafting in March? Yup, if it's on southwestern Oregon's Wild and Scenic Illinois River, a Class IV–V beauty that happens to be my favorite stretch of...

Winter Escape: Quebec City

Instead of splurging on Europe, try Quebec—you get all the nightlife, plus Canadian wilderness, at a fraction of the price. Base yourself in medieval-style Quebec City—just a 90-minute flight from...

Bespoke Boards

Thanks to an influx of new computerized design tools, there are suddenly more custom ski makers and cheaper custom skis—about $1,300 for a pair of planks crafted to your physique and habits. Now...

Suite Digs

How to construct a bombproof winter campsite to keep you warm and comfortable

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