News from the Field

Photographer: Anthony Powell/Banff Centre

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

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Washington Named Bike-Friendliest State

The League of American Bicyclists, a 133-year-old bicycle advocacy non-profit, named Washington the most bike-friendly state in the U.S. in its Bicycle Friendly Community awards report, released on... Read More

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Hiker's Body Found in Idaho National Monument

The body of a missing hiker was found yesterday in Idaho's Craters of the Moon National Monument. Dr. Jo Elliott-Blakeslee, 63, was found nearly a month after she was reported missing with her... Read More

Photographer: Courtesy of Dave Hakkens

WATCH: Make a DIY Recycling Machine

The 2011 recycle recovery rate in the U.S. was an abysmal eight percent, prompting a Dutch designer to create a DIY plastic-recycling machine. Dave Hakkens' open-source prototype, called Precious... Read More


"Blackfish" on CNN Tonight

Tune in to CNN at 9 p.m. EST tonight to watch Blackfish, Gabriela Cowperthwaite's award-winning documentary inspired by the Outside article “Killer in the Pool." The film examines 39 years... Read More