Will Grant

The Cheapest Land in the Country

The Homestead Act of 1862 won't offer land-grabbers any help these days, but with a little resourcefulness and adaptability, you can earn title to acreage cheaper than by way of a real estate agent....

The Only Bird Book You Need

David Sibley, the man who raised the bar on guidebooks, releases a second edition of his best-selling guide to birds.

Funding the Hunt for Warlord Joseph Kony

Adventurer Robert Young Pelton thinks he can do what no one else has so far been able to do: Find Joseph Kony, the Ugandan warlord hiding in Central Africa with his ragtag group of abductee child...

Raising the Perfect Dog

How do you prepare a mischievous border collie puppy to be a trustworthy adventure companion? Teach him tolerance, spoil him with affection, and avoid the leash.

All the Jittery Horses: Racing the Mongol Derby

The ponies that carried Genghis Khan’s warriors are small, tough, and skittish as hell, making the prospect of riding them for 1,000 kilometers seem downright insane. American cowboy Will Grant...

Live Free or Die

What to do with nearly 42,000 captive mustangs that could be forced off the government dole

Santa Fe, New Mexico

These 18 burgs are the finest runners-up you'd ever want to call home, including Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Durango, Colorado

These 18 burgs are the finest runners-up you'd ever want to call home, including Durango, Colorado.

Big Country

Presenting eight romantic, spontaneous, epic, and quest-driven cruises down America's emptiest highways, including Alaska Highway.

Best Technicolor 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...

Alex Grant

Meet five working athletes at the top of their game—and learn their training secrets. Endurance Mountain Biker Alex Grant

Ed Stafford

Adventurers of the Year 2010. Ed Stafford, first descent of the Amazon on foot.