River Conservation 101
In an era of massive oil spills and increasing energy demands, why does river conservation still matter? Because free-flowing water is fun. Because it's good for the national chutzpah. And because, as these four comeback stories illustrate, saving rivers is more profitable than exploiting them.
Trout Creek Unplugged
The Essentials: Surf Road Trip
Action Father Figure
Camps That Kick Ass
Grand Theft Cattle
In the range wars of the 21st century, the cattle rustler runs Ponzi schemes and the lawman drives an SUV. STEVEN RINELLA joins the new posse.
Teva Mountain Games
How a D-list paddling contest became one of the biggest competitions in mountain sports.
Teva Games 2010: Daniel Woods
Last year, 20-year-old climber Daniel Woods finished a disappointing second at the Teva Mountain Games' IFSC Bouldering World Cup. But after a four-month climbing tour in Europe and then solving the first V16 bouldering problem on U.S. soil, the Boulder, Colorado–based prodigy is the favorite at this June's World Cup, in Vail, which no American male has ever wo
Books: Playing God!
Nothing could derail the ultimate southeastern paddling tripexcept a dandy travel partner.
The secret to surviving a road trip gone awry? Just pretend.