News from the Field

Father and Son Die Hiking in Chamonix

A British man and his son died while hiking in the French Alps near Chamonix this weekend. Peter Saunders, 48, and his 12-year-old son, Charlie, were hiking the Couloir des Bossons in the... Read More

Pikes Peak Marathon Announces Drug Tests

Contestants in the 2013 Pikes Peak Marathon and Pikes Peak Ascent will be subject to drug testing after the event. The United States Anti-Doping Agency will randomly select six of the top ten... Read More

Lake Louise Skier Stuck in Crevasse

Bad weather over the weekend stymied rescuers' efforts to reach a skier stuck in a crevasse near Lake Louise, Alberta. The victim, a man from British Columbia, was skiing the popular Wapta Traverse... Read More

Surfers Fighting for Public Beach Access

A Silicon Valley venture capitalist has pushed a group of surfers to point break in a dispute over access to a stretch of coastline called Martin’s Beach. The Surfrider Foundation, a coastal... Read More

Dead Fish Fill 2016 Olympic Rowing Lake

The Rodrigo de Freitas lagoon, due to host the rowing events of the 2016 Summer Olympics, was filled with dead fish earlier this week. To be exact: it was filled with 86 tons of dead fish. The... Read More