North & Central America

Backpacking the Wind Rivers

It’s not true to say Wyoming's Wind River Range is exactly like the Tetons. They don’t have a...

Sea Kayaking Georgia

Last November, when I was invited to go sea kayaking off Georgia’s coast with Mike...

Ice Climbing New Hampshire

It’s between January and March that locals earn the right to claim that New Hampshire’s Mount...

Mixed Climbing in the Bugaboos

For climbers, the Bugaboos' allure is undeniable: seven granite fins rising as much as 3,000 feet above glaciers. Getting there is the challenge. The 33,720-acre

Climbing Red Rocks

That Red Rocks is 20 minutes from the Las Vegas strip is nice. That you camp for $15 a night at the foot of more...

Sea Kayaking

You Have: Paddled long distances through mellow water. You Want: To lead a burly multi-day trip. The Trip: The North Shore of


You Have: Climbed a fourteener.You Want: To get into technical mountaineering.The Trip: At 14,179 feet,

Mountain Biking

You Can: Confidently, if conservatively, ride moderately difficult terrain.You Want: To corner faster, clear larger obstacles, and bomb down technical...


You Have: Rowed your buddy’s raft on mellow rapids. You Want: To lead your first float trip.The Trip: To guide a multi-day...