Kyle Dickman

Play the Shell Game

Twenty reasons why there's no better place than the Northwest to climb, kayak, and hike, including our favorite seafood shacks.

Splash Therapy

Twenty reasons why there's no better place than the Northwest to climb, kayak, and hike, including the best tours along the Northwest coast.

Feeling the Burn

The brief but terrifying history of the Las Conchas forest fire, from flash point to nuclear scare

Best Mountain-Bike Trail You Have Heard Of

America's Best Trails 2011. Presenting our first-ever roundup of the greatest hiking, biking, paddling, fishing, drinking, and underground (yes, underground) trails in the country; the best...

Best Grand Canyon Trail

America's Best Trails 2011. Presenting our first-ever roundup of the greatest hiking, biking, paddling, fishing, drinking, and underground (yes, underground) trails in the country; the best Grand...

Best Sea-Kayaking Trail

America's Best Trails 2011. Presenting our first-ever roundup of the greatest hiking, biking, paddling, fishing, drinking, and underground (yes, underground) trails in the country; the best sea...

Targhee Fest

Tools of Summer. All the gear you need to rock our favorite sun-season events, including Targhee Fest

Freedom to Roam

New outfitted trips, streamlined permitting systems, and (thanks to the lagging economy) fewer crowds: there's no better time to explore our national parks than right now. Ten strategies to finding...

9. Don't Write Off the Gulf

The BP oil spill devastated much of the Gulf Coast, but Everglades National Park was unaffected.