The Editors

Yosemite Meeting Tackles Diversity in Parks

One hundred and twelve years after Teddy Roosevelt and John Muir met in Yosemite to discuss an idea for a national parks system, a group of conservationists gathered in the park earlier this month to...

Jurek Attempts Appalachian Trail Speed Record

Forty-one-year-old ultrarunner Scott Jurek set out on Memorial Day to attempt to break the speed record on the Appalachian Trail, according to Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine.

GoPro to Release Drone, 3D Camera Mount

GoPro CEO Nick Woodman announced Wednesday that the company will release two new products: a four-rotor drone and a 3D camera meant to capture “spherical content,” TechCrunch reports.

Dakota National Parks Underpaid for Bison

Hundreds of government-owned bison in the western Dakotas were transferred to private owners last fall, but in many cases, the exchange was far below market value or included no money at all, the...

Dave Mackey Breaks Leg in Trail Fall

Trail ultrarunner Dave Mackey suffered severe leg injuries after a fall from a ridge near the summit of Bear Peak in Boulder, Colorado, on Saturday morning.

Bank Robber’s Loot Found in National Forest

Law enforcement officers uncovered seven storage containers of stolen goods in Olympic National Forest on May 22, after convicted bank robber Bradley Steven Robinett revealed its location as part of...

Dane Sets New Plank World Record

Fifty-one-year-old Danish fitness instructor Tom Hoel reclaimed the Guinness World Record on Friday for the longest time in an abdominal plank position, according to the Local, a news source in...

Orangutan “Person” Could Be Released from Zoo

A court in Argentina is deciding this week whether to release Sandra, a 29-year-old orangutan, from the Buenos Aires Zoo after she was given “nonhuman person” status back in December, Reuters...

Our Guide to the Top 10 Films at Mountainfilm 2015

This year’s film festival, which kicks off Friday in Telluride, is chock full of 100 films, ranging from feature length documentaries about climbing the world’s toughest mountains to short, art films...

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