Eric Hansen

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From paddling to biking to hiking, here are the top spots from Nova Scotia to the Northwest Territories

Kyle Dickman, Frederick Reimers, Tim Neville, Eric Hansen, Alex Hutchinson, Jonathan Yevin, and David Weible
Jun 18, 2012

The Controversial Everest Watch

The fact that Kobold's new Himalayan Edition watch is built with a few chunks of rock that, technically speaking, were removed illegally from Everest has caused a minor hubbub

Eric Hansen
May 16, 2012

An Inside Look at the Surprisingly Violent Quidditch World Cup

The Quidditch World Cup sounds dorky, and make no mistake: it is. But these sorcery-loving Harry Potter fans play pretty rough, as Eric Hansen found out when he captained a bad-news team of ex-athletes, ultimate Frisbee studs, slobs, drunks, and some people he knows from Iceland. Brooms up, and may the best Muggles win.

Eric Hansen
May 4, 2012

Outside reviews the World War II-era motorcycle and sidecar.

Eric Hansen
Apr 9, 2012

From farm shares to bike shares, these seven flashes of genius are reinventing a metropolis near you

Jason Daley, Tom Vanderbilt, Eric Hansen, and K. Annabelle Smith
Aug 31, 2011

The Killing Fields

The skyrocketing market value of yarchagumba, a rare fungus prized as an aphrodisiac, has led to turf wars—and possibly murder.

Eric Hansen
Aug 2, 2011

The High Priestess of Posterity

It doesn't matter if you're Reinhold Messner or Ed Viesturs: your summit never happened unless Elizabeth Hawley says it did.

Eric Hansen
Mar 9, 2011

Eric Hansen
Jan 13, 2011

Can a motorcycle be both a street rocket and an off-road demon in one?

Eric Hansen
Dec 28, 2010

Going Straight

In a tech-assisted misadventure, our man finds the most difficult line between two points

Eric Hansen
Dec 27, 2010

Nothing is Illuminated

Could floating in a sensory-deprivation tank for several hours be as mind-expanding as a real-life adventure? Our neurological guinea pig is about to find out.

Eric Hansen
Dec 8, 2010

Eric Hansen
Nov 1, 2010

Eric Hansen
Nov 1, 2010

Eric Hansen
Nov 1, 2010

Eric Hansen
Nov 1, 2010