Elliott D. Woods

Elliott D. Woods

Based in Livingston, Montana, Elliott Woods is a correspondent at Outside and a contributing editor at the Virginia Quarterly Review. He covers adventure, conflict, and environmental issues. He has won a National Magazine Award and the Overseas Press Club Award for Environmental Reporting.


Behind the Scenes at a Bundy Rally

If there was a defining trait among the several dozen people who gathered recently to hear Ammon Bundy speak at the New Code of the West conference in Whitefish, Montana, it was their age.

Is the DOI Strong-Arming National Park Leaders?

I spoke to several current and former career Park Service officials at various levels, and none could remember someone with Yellowstone Superintendent Dan Wenk's prestige and position being removed...

Ryan Zinke Shows His True Colors

Practically the entire membership of the National Park System Advisory Board resigned last week in protest, claiming they'd been frozen out by Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke.

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Tough Mudder Sued

Almost a year to the day after Avishek Sengupta’s death at the 2013 Mid-Atlantic Tough Mudder, his mother filed suit against the company, which grossed approximately $100 million last year. The...

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A Death at Tough Mudder

The drowning of Avishek Sengupta at an obstacle challenge last April was ruled an accident, but his family and friends believe that the sport’s most prominent company did a terrible job of monitoring...

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