Devon O'Neil

When Ski Resorts Melt

It’s a sad fact: winter is shrinking. The Rutgers University Global Snow Lab reports that the Northern Hemisphere has lost more than a million square miles of snow since 1970.

No More Knife: The Stem-Cell Shortcut to Recovery

Used to be, you blew a knee and your options back to action were few—and long. But a fast-growing field of stem-cell therapy is ushering in a new, and much speedier, era of orthopedic recovery.

Backcountry Cabin Escapes

Who needs muesli and mulled wine? The U.S. hut scene is gaining ground. These DIY trips put you in the best of the backcountry.

Climbing's Little Helper

Several near deaths on the world’s highest peaks have shed light on a dangerous trend in mountaineering: rampant use of performance-enhancing drugs, particularly the powerful steroid dexamethasone....

Hero Complex

When disaster strikes, Global Rescue's team of doctors, fixers, and former Navy SEALs is the best in the business at getting you home. And that's just one of the reasons it inspires so much...