Brad Wieners

Catch the Wild North

Iceland isn't the only place to revel in Nordic madness. Once the rest of Scandinavia has made it through another winter, the residents start to vibrate...they grin...they regress...and turn...

Actually, It Is Rocket Science

At the First Church of What Happens Next—MIT— a NASA-trained engineer and his stable of whiz kids are jump-starting the future of outdoor gear

The 12-Step-off-a-Cliff Program

Thanks to improved safety standards and tandem flights, scores of acrophobes are giving hang gliding a second wind.

The 12-Step-off-a-Cliff Program

Thanks to improved safety standards and tandem flights, scores of acrophobes are giving hang gliding a second wind.

Wild in the Streets

With a little help from the Web, the urban exploration phenomenon gains momentum

Nowhere Fast

Competitive indoor rowing gains a curious cult following

Stars on Ice

Seven years after Cliffhanger, Hollywood takes another crack at the mountaineering action genre

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