Eric Hansen

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Why City Life Is the Best Life

The metal spires and busy streets of a city pale in comparison to snowy peaks and undulating countryside, but there's something redeeming—dare I say special—about the concrete jungle

Eric Hansen
Oct 3, 2016

Commute? This Is Your Next Bike

People have been trying to build a better bike almost as long as people have been trying to build a better mousetrap. With the Denny, that quest may be over—at least when it comes to urban commuting.

Eric Hansen
Aug 13, 2014

Are You Ready for the Drones?

Camera-equipped flying robots have quickly become a ­staple of the ­adventure world, filming first ascents and nailing poachers. But that’s just the beginning. As Eric Hansen found out during a cross-country test drive, affordable consumer drones will revolutionize how we experience the outdoors.

Eric Hansen
Feb 26, 2014

The Five Most Lavish Winter Resorts

Want to score some mega-points with your date? Whisk her off to one of these high-end slopes. They're a splurge, but worth it.

Eric Hansen
Jan 20, 2014

These slopes provide fun for all ages.

Eric Hansen
Jan 16, 2014

Niseko Is Japan’s Mythical Powder Paradise

In a typical January, the fabled Japanese resort Niseko gets more snow—nearly 15 feet—than any ­other ski area in the world. But is there such a thing as too much?

Eric Hansen
Dec 15, 2013

Kick back, you earned it. And at one of these lively winter watering holes, you won't regret it.

Eric Hansen
Dec 5, 2013

When Eric Hansen’s parents abruptly decided to join the Peace Corps in their fifties, it was just what the family needed

Eric Hansen
Sep 18, 2013

Eric Hansen gets a behind-the-scenes look at the filming of a project to surf in each of India's states, nevermind that 21 (of 28) are landlocked and that the coastline is known for little more than ankle-slappers

Eric Hansen
Nov 30, 2012

3 of Our Favorite Wetsuits

Lots of surfers take pride in spending as little as possible on a wetsuit. What do you get if you spend more? In the best cases, exactly what you pay for.

Eric Hansen
Nov 29, 2012