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Murder on the Appalachian Trail
Twenty-five years ago, a grisly double homicide on America’s most famous hiking route shocked the nation and forever changed our ideas about crime, violence, and safety in the outdoors
The Makalu Ski Expedition Is Dangerous, Daring, and Exactly What Mountaineering Should Be
The five elite athletes on the team share their first-descent plans and expedition concerns
The Future of Gym Climbing Is Outdoors
Her accomplishment is impressive by any measure, but it's also an exciting turning point in the star climber's career
Can a Young American Entrepreneur Succeed Where Europe Has Failed?
As each week brings fresh reports of African and Middle Eastern migrants and refugees dying on the Mediterranean in overcrowded boats, a self-made Louisiana millionaire and his Italian wife have taken to the sea to save them.
Can the Appalachian Trail Survive ‘A Walk in the Woods?’
Overcrowding on the country’s most popular thru-hiking destination may come to a head, as the route’s managers contemplate imposing a hiker limit
Climbing El Capitan, Eating Nothing But Bugs
An entomologist from Texas is bringing nothing but insect-based food to her two-week ascent up Yosemite’s El Capitan
The Animas Spill Was No Fluke. There Are 500,000 Toxic Time Bombs About to Go Off.
The mine responsible for turning the Animas River bright orange is far from the only one threatening to poison the country's rivers and streams
Meet the Only Guy Who Rafted the Animas After the Spill
As people in Durango watched the Animas River turn a neon shade of orange last week, a pair of rafters took to the water to deliver a message
The Digital-First Strategy that Saved Surfing
With grown-up leadership and slick production values, the World Surf League is betting that it can attract a mainstream audience online
Larry Fitzgerald Is the Most Adventurous Man in the NFL
The jack-of-all-trades swaps the pigskin for an ice axe (and the tent for a real bed)
Millionaire Forrest Fenn launched a thousand trips when he filled a chest with gold, rubies, and diamonds, and hid it somewhere north of Santa Fe. If one man is going to find it, by god, it's an ex-cop from Seattle named Darrell Seyler.
Nick Symmonds' World Championships in Question
Seven-time national title winner challenges USATF.
A History of the Hardest-Working Dogs (and Men) on Earth
It’s tough to beat the ranch dog’s daily grind: They run around all day, swim in water troughs, and, of course, keep the crazy cows in line. Anyone who's lived with one cannot live without.
The Congress-Caused $30 Billion Recreation Backlog You Should Be Furious About
From the Sierra Club: The best way we have of maintaining recreation areas across the country is in danger of being cut off entirely.
Myth #1: Your Dog Doesn't Need Training for the Trail
From mountain biking to paddleboarding, your best friend can do it all with a bit of basic training
How 1 Road Trip Could Save 3 Million Acres of Public Land
Through KEEN Footwear’s #LiveMonumental campaign
The Swiss Machine's Latest Project Is Dangerous, Impossibly Difficult, and Worth Rooting For
The "Swiss Machine" is halfway through an undertaking to summit 82 peaks across Western Europe in 80 days. How’s he holding up?
Welcome to the Quietest Inch in the U.S. Just Don’t Mind the Fighter Jets.
And meet the man who’s made it his mission to keep it that way