News from the Field

Olympic Flame Reaches North Pole

The Olympic flame arrived at the North Pole for the first time in history last week. According to organizers of the Sochi Winter Games, the torch was able to reach the historic location with the... Read More

Bikes Outselling Cars in Europe

Last week, we reported that Groningen, Netherlands, is the most bike-friendly city in the world. Turns out, the rest of Europe is pretty bike friendly, too. In 2012, NPR reports, bicycle sales... Read More

Aspen Ski Co. Cans Controversial Ski Package

Aspen Ski Company, which operates the Aspen/Snowmass resort complex, has decided against offering a special vacation package that would include heli-skiing in Silverton and a private jet trip to... Read More

2013 Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival

The 2013 Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival opens this weekend in Alberta, Canada. From October 26 through November 3, more than 80 adventure films will be showcased from around the world. This... Read More