Will Grant

A Liar Standing Next to a Hole in the Ground

When we heard head-spinning treasure tales from a legendary prospector named Flint Carter, we organized a full-scale expedition into the mountains near Tucson, Arizona. Following a hand-drawn map,...

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

Ed Stafford

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