Nature

Surviving a Viper Bite

Experts at the Global Snakebite Initiative estimate venomous snakes seriously injure 2.7 million people and kill 125...

Pocket Predictors: A Guide to Weather Apps

BEST FOR: Rabid CustomizersAccuWeather, freeOur favorite of the big weather apps. Sync it with your phone’s calendar, or set it to tell you how the forecast...

In the Line of Wildfire

I ROLL OUT of my sleeping bag at 5 A.M., waking to the smell of dry grass and woodsmoke. I spent last night in the open, camped on rodeo grounds in the tiny...

Turning the Outdoors Into a Playground

July in Idaho, and my eight-year-old twin sons and I are sleeping in a yurt in the middle of Boise National Forest. We are—I’m guessing—100 miles...

How to Raise an Outside Kid

Experiencing the great outdoors with your family can be endlessly rewarding: time slows down, discoveries are made, everyone leaves with a sense of well-being. Or you take your kid sailing and...

My Son and the Bear

It was just coming light on an early spring morning when my ten-year-old son James and I set out to find

Death on a Rope Swing

Last February, 29-year-old filmmaker Devin Graham recruited 12 friends and headed to the 105-foot Corona Arch outside Moab, Utah....

Clark Little's Shorebreak Art

Photographer Clark Little’s career broke open all of a sudden, just like one of the thick waves that rises up against...

Love and Madness in the Jungle

THE CITY of San José, Costa Rica, is a sprawling gray mess that doubles as the sex-tourism capital of Latin America. Thanks to legalized prostitution, parts of downtown...

Backpacking After Bear

Alaska is grizzly country. Bears wander through neighborhoods, raiding...

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