With his leg stuck and temperatures dropping, one hiker thought he'd never get out of a remote Utah canyon alive
Don't worry, this tale has a happy ending
After losing his bear spray, Colin Dowler was caught with nothing but a tiny Buck knife
When she realized a mountain lion was stalking her, Dee Gallant knew exactly what to do—blast some heavy metal
After a climbing partner became ill, high winds stranded Yev Krasnitskiy and his team on the upper reaches of Mount Rainier for five days with no way to go but up
In the 1990s, thousands of bones and bone fragments mysteriously went missing from Effigy Mounds National Monument in Iowa, the continental epicenter of Native American burial remains. In December 2015, a detective with the National Park Service tracked down the artifacts—and the man who stole them.
Some of them trained for years to save lives. Others came to the rescue by following their noses. They all earned our eternal gratitude.
What to do when your No. 1 bud goes down in the field
Granola optional, guts required
Finish one of these nine races, and everything afterward will seem like a neighborhood fun run.
How to survive 10 deadly scenarios.
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