Christopher Solomon

Christopher Solomon

Christopher Solomon (@chrisasolomon) is an Outside contributing editor.

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So the Government Shuts Down. Now What?

A semi-detailed list of everything we know (and we still have plenty of questions) about possible public land closures starting tomorrow if the lights go out for the feds

Honey, I Shrunk the Monuments

In a final report Thursday to President Donald Trump about the fate of 27 national monuments, Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke didn’t recommend any of the monuments be eliminated—but he advised...

The Hayduke Option

Mountain bikes were made for this: 450 miles of empty, achingly scenic backcountry in southern Utah, on little-known trails pieced together in the spirit of Edward Abbey. Christopher Solomon saddles...

Environmentalists' Public-Lands Enemy Number One

Congressman Rob Bishop of Utah has quietly become the biggest cheerleader in D.C. of transferring federal land to the states. He also wants to gut the Endangered Species and Antiquities acts. All in...

Our National Monuments Depend on You

The Department of the Interior is soliciting public input on the 27 monuments Trump ordered to review. Now's your chance to speak up to protect them.

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