North & Central America

Race for the Plane

Finally, he's found: More than a year after millionaire adventurer Steve Fossett disappeared somewhere over Nevada, Madero County Sheriff John Anderson announced that searchers had...

Eating Out

Now and then you just want to be served great local food. On an empty island. After paddling there. This is the idea behind Blue Planet Kayaking Adventures' three-day tour of the wave-battered,...

Eating Out

Two things to take to Sonoma this fall: a road bike and an appetite. The farm-heavy county is home to miles of bike-ready roads that pass by enough organic farms to feed a Tour de France peloton...

Eating Out

Most people don't come to Aspen to play in mud and manure. But that's exactly what the folks at the tony Little Nell hotel are hawking—for $2,300. And it's worth it. Go hand-to-mouth on a three...

Taos Mountain Film Festival

Some of the best new adventure films will be featured at this year's festival, including Michael Brown's 3 Weeks 3 Peaks, Jon BowermasterÂ’s Antarctica, and Francis Bon's

Two-Wheeled Act

Tucked deep down behind the new leases for off-shore drilling in the Comprehensive American Energy Security and...

El Cap Speed Record

Watch an exclusive clip from Masters of Stone VI, featuring a new record speed ascent of El Cap by Hans Florine and Yuji Hirayama....

City Sanctuaries

I'M IN A HORRIBLE MOOD and I see no chances for improvement. Depression is climbing me like a strangler fig. Recently I read a piece on the op-ed page of The New York Times by Michael...

Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, MN

Start with the aurora borealis flittering in a moonless sky. Add in a wolf's howl, 1,000 frozen lakes, and a sauna and you've got the Boundary Waters in winter. You can't always count on the...

Joshua Tree National Park, CA

Bighorn sheep may be your only trail companions in the wilderness of J-Tree's northeast section. This 15-mile walk brings you into the ecological transition zone where the Mojave and Colorado...

North Country Trail, MI

Only about half of this 4,600-mile trail, from New York to North Dakota, has been completed, but some of the best walks are to be found in the 400 miles along Michigan's rugged UP. From Craig...

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