United States

Go Big or Go Home: Epic Alaskan Adventures

One of the reasons I love Alaska is that almost every conversation between skiers, hunters, whitewater enthusiasts, fishermen, or mountaineers ends up being a discussion about the state. If you...

Into Teen Air

On a cold Wednesday evening in December, the Big Bear Lake Performing Arts Center is crawling with kids. It's Warren Miller movie night in Big Bear Lake, a mountain burg above Los Angeles,...

Adventure Icon: Sonnie Trotter

[30, SQUAMISH, B.C.]A lot of climbers drill permanent safety bolts into the rock every six or seven feet, but we're going back and doing trad routes the way they would've been done back in...

Adventure Icon: Cody Townsend

[26, SANTA CRUZ]A little over a year ago, Mike Douglas and I came up with the idea to ski on waves. We're both longtime surfers and professional skiers, so the idea came naturally. Very few...

Adventure Icon: Nikki Kimball

[38, BOZEMAN, MONTANA]Fun? The race? Fun? Yeah, there were parts of it that were fun. One time, five of us were running along the singletrack and saw this wasp nest, and there was nothing...

Adventure Icon: Trip Jennings

[27, PORTLAND, OREGON]There's no road map that shows you how to make a living as a kayaker and filmmaker, but last December I knew I had done it when I paid my cell-phone bill on time. The...

Teton Ice Park

Ice climbing just got a little less hairy. Set on a 100-foot cliff wall a mere five-minute walk from Wyoming's Grand Targhee resort, the new Teton Ice Park offers rookies a controlled atmosphere...

Books: Bone Fire

There's plenty of horseback riding and bucolic prose in Mark Spragg's novel Bone Fire (Knopf, $26), but there's nothing sentimental about his story of northern Wyoming, set in the...

Pages