Adventure types have always braved the dais to satisfy their sponsors, raise funds pre-adventure, and pay debts post-trip—or simply relate their stories to fellow pilgrims, gratis.
Ecologist Lauren Oakes’s new book, ‘In Search of the Canary Tree,’ puts a human face on a crisis we created.
We wanted to know what happiness is all about. So our writer took a class.
In short, if you're a skier or a water drinker, schmutz matters—especially if you live west of the 100th meridian.
Beckey, who has often been called the country’s ur-dirtbag—a climber who eschews riches to pursue climbing full-time—was widely recognized as North America’s most prolific mountaineer
Jim Herrington's book 'The Climbers' is a masterful tribute to the formidable characters who shaped the sport.
On the morning after the 2016 presidential election, I skirted the Hells Angels’ former Ventura, California, headquarters, and tapped on a barred door attached to a graffiti-tagged cinderblock...
A 10,000-square-foot facility not far from the Hells Angels’ Ventura, California, headquarters—a former food canning operation, the address of which I am not to reveal—houses the Patagonia Archives,...
The House and Senate have passed a bill that would finally measure the size of the industry—and lobbyists can't wait to flex that muscle.
Author Michael Branch's new book is a hilarious and thoughtful exploration of how to be a parent in the wild and harsh Nevada desert.
David Roberts, a major figure in modern adventure literature, has explored risk, death, and loss for more than 50 years. Now he’s fighting cancer while producing new writing—including a series of...
Environmental researchers are transforming big data into classical music and giving voice to not-always-accessible environmental issues. Call it the sound of science.
The twist: these don’t exist in English. Don’t worry, we translated them for you.
It’s wildfire season in New Mexico and my tinder-choked yard needed clearing before a spark and gale-force westerlies did the job for me, taking my house along for the ride. To start hacking away, I...
A team of nine Nepalese Sherpa guides became the first climbers in two years to summit Everest via the Khumbu Icefall.
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