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5 New Ways to Fix Everest
The avalanche that effectively closed Everest last spring hasn't stopped crowds of climbers from flocking to Base Camp. These are the stories that will define another controversial season.
A Dark Reading List to Ride Out Winter
New books to reach for, whether you're of the mind that everything is going to be okay, or that everything is terrible all the time
Two Iconic Authors of the West, Revisited
A fresh look at Wallace Stegner and Edward Abbey, plus this month's best novel-soundtrack combo
The $37 Billion Oil Spill, 5 Years Later
Five years after the Deepwater Horizon disaster, we wanted to know whether the Gulf had recovered—and how much remains to be done.
The Most Dangerous Party on Earth
The Whitewater Grand Prix is paddling's most insane event, a scrappy, alcohol-soaked gauntlet that sends competitors down some of the most fearsome rapids in the world. It's so dangerous and...
Adventure FOMO Is a Real Thing
A survival guide to adventure envy for the whole family
Fact-Checking a Backcountry Horror Flick
We asked an expert to watch the new horror film 'Backcountry' and break down the myths and realities of encountering one of the forest's most intimidating animals.
After 9/11: A Dangerous New Era in Adventure
The 2000 ordeal of four kidnapped climbers in Kyrgyzstan was only the beginning.
How Will Gadd Climbed Niagara Falls
Professional climber Will Gadd took ice climbing to new heights in January 2015 when he became the first person ever to ascend the frozen sections of the world's largest flowing waterfall, Niagara...