Graham Averill

The Rise of Mexican Craft Brews

Until recently, you had very few beer choices when you went south of the border because of a virtual duopoly by Mexico's two largest brewers. In the wake of a 2013 law that allowed businesses to sell...

Do It: Predict the Weather (No App Required)

I was stumbling around in the middle of the night, lost in a wicked snowstorm on the Appalachian Trail and all I could see with my headlamp was a wall of white. I knew an A.T. shelter was a mile...

Ultra-Drinkable Beers Are Having a Moment

There’s a new rule in beer making: it doesn’t have to knock you on your ass to be good. After 30 years of ever stronger offerings, craft breweries are producing easy-drinking, lower-alcohol suds that...

Love to Fat Bike? This Is Where to Ride.

A few years ago, almost nobody had heard of fat biking. Nowadays, it’s one of the fastest growing winter sports in the U.S. To accommodate, more bike clubs and land managers are grooming snowy trails...

Rock Climbing's New Prodigy

In the opening scene of the short film “14.c,” which played to a sold-out crowd at Mountainfilm in Telluride this year, Kai Lightner hangs from a sandstone roof on Trebuchet, a 5.14b route in West...