Kyle Dickman is a former editor at Outside and a former member of the firefighting crew known as the Tahoe Hotshots. He spent five seasons fighting wildfires in California. Dickman’s reporting has been nominated for a National Magazine Award. He's the author of On the Burning Edge, and lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico, with his wife, Turin.
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Get Up for the Downslope
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Presenting the 14 best water vacations of 2010.
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