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Bears in Anan Creek, inside the Tongass National Forest. Logging threatens the very existence of these habitats.
Donald Trump with Republican senator Steve Daines (right of the president) during a signing ceremony for the Great American Outdoors Act on August 4, 2020
In a normal year, the Cirque Series consists of in-person mountain races at prominent ski resorts. This year, the Cirque Series race director challenged entrants to accrue as much elevation as possible in the month of October.
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What the Hell Is Going on with the Pebble Mine?

It was a roller coaster of a summer for Alaska's most controversial extraction project. In July, it looked all but certain that the salmon-threatening proposal would get its first federal permit. But then things took a surprising turn.

Tim Sohn
Oct 28, 2020

Short Cyclists, You Can Ride 29ers

New technologies and better materials have enabled a few willing brands to make bikes with big wheels and extra-small frames feel nimble and fast

Kelly Bastone
Oct 28, 2020

I Hit a Cyclist with My Car

A mountain guide, photographer, and cyclist had a sleepy moment on the road that resulted in her seriously injuring another rider. Here’s what she wants every driver to know.

Brooke Warren
Oct 28, 2020

I Watched the Birth of a Carbon Offset

Carbon offsets are confusing, and many people wonder how—or if—they even work. Hoping to find a more guilt-free way to travel, frequent flier Tim Neville heads to the ranchlands of Montana to see what an offset looks like on the ground. Hint: it involves cows.

Tim Neville
Oct 27, 2020
Buyer's Guide
See full 2021 Winter Buyer’s Guide

The 2021 Winter Buyer’s Guide

Ariella Gintzler
Oct 26, 2020
Skis

The Best New Skis for Resort, Backcountry, and Everything in Between

This season's best boards charge hard, but they're a blast at all speeds

Marc Peruzzi and Heather Schultz
Oct 26, 2020
Running Shoes

The Best Running Shoes of 2021

Faster splits and higher summits are just around the corner

Lisa Jhung and Cory Smith
Oct 26, 2020
Jackets

Bundle Up in the Comfiest Jackets of the Season

Coats for every adventure, from sunny singletrack to frigid summits

Kelly Bastone and Frederick Reimers
Oct 26, 2020
Home Gym

Game-Changing Equipment for Home Workouts

Workout tools to help you reach your potential

Hayden Carpenter
Oct 26, 2020
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Madsen wanted to become the oldest woman—and first paraplegic—to row the 2,500 miles between California and Hawaii solo.

The Highly Effective Madness of Wim Hof

Wim Hof's teachings about breath work and the health benefits of cold plunges have attracted millions of followers who swear it has cured everything from depression to diabetes and makes them happier and stronger. Our writer traveled to Iceland (naturally) for a deep dive with the man and his methods.

Oct 12, 2020
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