Eva Holland

Eva Holland

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Alaska Airlifts ‘Into the Wild’ Bus Out of the Wild

In recent years, the bus once occupied by Christopher McCandless had attracted tourists from all over the world—a growing number of whom had to be rescued in their attempt to reach the remote location. Now, apparently, the authorities have had enough.

Eva Holland
Jun 18, 2020

The Day I Decided to Stop Being Afraid of Heights

In an excerpt from her new book, 'Nerve: Adventures in the Science of Fear,' Outside correspondent Eva Holland is paralyzed by fear while hiking down from an ice climb. The experience catalyzes a quest to understand and overcome her acrophobia.

Eva Holland
Apr 14, 2020

"We Are Dead, Gone, and Free": The End of a Frontier Couple

Artist Eric Bealer was living the remote, rugged good life in coastal Alaska with his wife, Pam, an MS sufferer, when they made a dramatic decision: to exit this world together, leaving behind precise instructions for whoever entered their cabin first. Eva Holland investigates the mysteries and meaning of an adventurous couple who charted their own way out.

Eva Holland
Mar 30, 2020

The Unique Horror of Murder in the Outdoors

'Yellow Bird,' by Sierra Crane Murdoch, and 'The Third Rainbow Girl,' by Emma Copley Eisenberg, look at haunting deaths in wild and forgotten landscapes

Eva Holland
Feb 11, 2020

Feed a Bear, Pay a $2,000 Fine

In August, Randy Scott was slapped with a fine and a restraining order against bears for feeding the animal along the Alaska Highway. Jokes about his punishment went viral, but the reality of his actions is far more serious.

Eva Holland
Sep 9, 2019

Has the World's Hardest Race Gotten Too Deadly?

Temperatures were brutally low at this year’s running of the 300-mile competition, and one frostbitten competitor may lose his hands and feet. Is this just the price of playing a risky game, or does something need to change?

Eva Holland
Mar 2, 2018

The Best Winter Boots for Women

The author spent the season testing the warmest kicks in Canada's Yukon Territory. Here are her favorites.

Eva Holland
Feb 14, 2018