Running

Best Towns 2010: Mammoth Lakes, CA

With a world-class ski resort (Mammoth Mountain Ski Area) and the second-largest contiguous wilderness area in the lower 48 (John Muir and others) off the back porch, Mammoth Lakes (pop. 7,392)...

Best Towns 2010: Ashland, Oregon

POPULATION 20,996MEDIAN HOME PRICE $395,000HOMETOWN HERO Hal Koerner, two-time Western States 100 winner, owner of Ashland's Rogue...

The 50 Best Places to Work in 2010

How we picked them: First, with help from the Outdoor Industry Association, we got the word out to eligible applicants--nonprofit or for-profit companies with at least 15 employees working in...

Adventure Icon: Nikki Kimball

[38, BOZEMAN, MONTANA]Fun? The race? Fun? Yeah, there were parts of it that were fun. One time, five of us were running along the singletrack and saw this wasp nest, and there was nothing...

Vacation Homes: Buy Low, Sell Never

Everyone knows one of those guys whose grandparents bought a vacation home for peanuts when property was cheap. Once a year, you get invited—to the lake house, the slopeside cabin—and say the...

Editors' Choice: 39-35

39. Going All In Even when cash is tight, we need to check out from the world every now and then—and spare no expense doing it. At least I do. I'm a great advocate...

Editors' Choice: Not on the List

1. Zip-off pants. 2. "Doggles." Goggles. On your dog. Stop it. 3. Second tracks. 4. Trunk-mount bike racks....

Editors' Choice: 29-25

29. Homegrown Hurt As in locally organized, down-home events. Some, like the Dale Ball Buster, a 13-mile trail run that correspondent Katie Arnold puts on here in Santa Fe...

Editors' Choice: 14-10

14. Any Book Written By Peter Matthiessen. Killing Mister Watson is a good place to start....

Editors' Choice: 19-15

19. Kiehl's Face Protector It's SPF 30, fragrance-free, and, because it doesn't contain any water, won't freeze. $19; kiehls...

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