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The Best Fall Whitewater: Dead River, Maine

The 15-mile whitewater run from Spencer Stream to the Forks, where the Dead River runs into the Kennebec, is the most continuous stretch of whitewater in New England. The rapids start right...

The Best Fall Whitewater: Green River, Utah

The desert rivers of the Southwest are at their nicest in the fall. Unlike the spring, flows are mellow, and between the summer and winter the brutal Utah temperature gradient evens out. The...

The Best Fall Whitewater: Gore Canyon, Colorado

Gore Canyon is one of the most technical commercially run stretches of river in the country, and it has teeth. You don't want to swim here: the riverbanks, made of rock chunks blasted out of the...

The Best Fall Whitewater: Upper Youghiogheny, Maryland

The Yough is less of a river than it is a creek. The 10-mile stretch of whitewater is narrow and rocky, and drops anywhere between 50 and 140 feet per minute. Youghiogheny is an Algonquin word...

The Best Fall Whitewater: Ocoee River, Tennessee

The Ocoee was the first natural river used in an Olympic slalom event, and course designers dredged the river and made the channel narrower to engineer the perfect flow for the competition. The...

The Best Fall Whitewater: American River, California

The American is one of the most diverse rivers in the country. The three forks of this California waterway offer up options for every kind of river running, from quiet Class I floats on the...

Sun Valley Style: Taite Pearson

Taite Pearson has worked for some of the most famous chefs in the world, from Chicago’s Charlie Trotter to France’s Joël Robuchon. But the 37...

Outdoor Style in Sun Valley

Ever since the first chairlift was installed in 1936, Sun Valley, Idaho, has been a magnet for progressive thinkers. Meet the next generation of adventure-seeking entrepreneurs ensuring that...

Sun Valley Style: DeSiree Fawn

After six years working in public relations in San Francisco, DeSiree Fawn, a fifth-generation Sun Valley native, was ready for a change. She got a master’s...

Sun Valley Style: Eric Demment

One of the first things you’ll notice upon entering Sun Valley: how completely unblemished the foothills are. Thanks to a local ordinance that prevents...

Sun Valley Style: Mat Gershater

There’s a saying in Sun Valley that you have either three homes or three jobs. Mat Gershater is definitely in the latter group. In 1998, when the Flagstaff,...

Sun Valley Style: Wyatt Caldwell

As a pro snowboarder, Wyatt Caldwell won competitions all over the world. But you won’t find him in the pipe these days. “I’m 29,” the Sun...

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