North & Central America

National Parks Are About to Get Way More Fun

Next summer, some 110 million visitors will enter America’s National Parks. Among the most enthusiastic will be the paddlers running whitewater sections of the Merced River through...

The Insanely Subtle Beauty of Bristol Bay

The beauty of set net-fishing is that the work is simple, hands on. There are no hydraulics or fancy electronics. We set out in small skiffs manned by two or three people and...

Tired Dogs Under the Northern Lights

The middle of the night in Galena, Alaska, was icy clear, 30 below, and windy. Getting out of the tent was almost unbearable. We'd given the dogs a massive run earlier in the day in...

Whistler's Backyard Mountain Biking

When people think of of mountain biking in British Columbia, the first thing that often comes to mind is the Whistler Bike Park...

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