United States

Eric Rudolph Slept Here

The most wanted man in America survived five years in the North Carolina woods, eating salamanders, sleeping on the cold ground, and stalking deer. Or so he says. Spend a night in his secret mountain...

Spin City

A rude guide to Manhattan's new island-lapping bike loop

Outside University: The Top 40

Today's topic: We rank the Top 40 schools where you can hit the books AND the backcountry. Your assignment: Rappel off that ivory tower and take our cram course on America's most adrenaline-friendly...

Fast Tracks To Adventure

Why spend Monday to Friday behind a desk when you could be getting paid to do what you love best? Here are our favorite adventure jobs, and top academic programs that will prepare you.

River Impossible

Everybody loves the Klamath. Everybody wants a piece of it. And they're willing to go to war to get it....

Good Old Boy Gone Good

He grew up poaching alligators, he sells Cadillacs, and his friends run oil companies. But saving the bayous of Louisiana's Atchafalaya Basin is Harold Schoeffler's number-one deal.

The Underwater States of America

Immerse yourself in these eight close-to-home dive sites, where the water's world-class and your tent's just a splash away