Jonah Ogles

Author's Bio

Jonah Ogles (@jonahogles) is an associate editor at Outside. He previously worked at Cincinnati Magazine and the White Lake Beacon in Michigan.

The Flood That Nearly Destroyed the West

A morning at a nondescript Arizona warehouse somehow landed the author in the Grand Canyon. Loads of research, many boat trips through Colorado River rapids, and one award-winning book later, he...

Can Denim Save America?

How a dedicated group of denim and apparel companies are ushering in a new age of American craftsmanship

Everest Deaths: How Many Sherpas Have Been Killed?

We wanted to know how the fatality rate of ethnic Sherpas working on Everest compared to traditionally dangerous industries such as mining, commercial fishing, and wilderness aviation (a.k.a. bush...

My 13-Year Effort to Save a Boy in Haiti

After 12 years of sponsoring a poverty-stricken child, our correspondent heads to the Caribbean to see if his money actually accomplished anything.

The Mad Angler's Manifesto

Now, thanks to Chad Pastotnik at Michigan's Deep Wood Press, I can hang "The Mad Angler's Manifestro" on my wall. Deep Wood is selling limited-edition prints signed by the author and artist ($235 for...

One Mean Motherfracker

How Sandra Steingraber is leading the war against hydraulic fracking

A Jungle Murder Mystery Heats Up

Ann Bender, the multi-millionaire accused of killing her husband in their sprawling Costa Rican compound in January 2010, will again face trial for the murder.

Editor's Choice: Chicago, Illinois

Between the art museums, architecture, professional sports teams, and restaurants, Chicago has long been one of the best cultural cities in the world. It’s also one of the best places to be active.

Editor's Choice: Minneapolis/Saint Paul, Minnesota

Minnesota’s Twin Cities (pop. 673,000; metro area: 3.3 million) have a thriving theater scene, one of the nation’s best contemporary art museums in the Walker Art Center, and 12 Fortune 500...

Editor's Choice: Ann Arbor, Michigan

The best thing about Ann Arbor, as locals call it, is that you never have to leave—there are great ethnic restaurants, a world-class university, bike lanes galore, and superb trails, like the 35-mile...

The Best Summer Sandwich

An upper-crust seafood sandwich gets democratic (Plus: How to make your own Baja lobster roll)