Joe Spring

Joe Spring

Joe Spring is a former editor at Outside. His writing can be found in The New York Times, Canoe and Kayak, and the Santa Fean.

2 Climbers Missing on Broad Peak

Two of the four Polish climbers who summited Broad Peak on Tuesday are missing, according to Polskie Radio. On Tuesday at roughly 6 p.m., Maciej Berbeka, Adam Bielecki, Artur Małek, and Tomasz...

First Winter Ascent of Broad Peak

A polish team reached the summit of Broad Peak on Tuesday, notching the first winter ascent of the main summit of the 26,401-foot peak, according to Explorer's Web. Four climbers—Maciej...

Source Reveals Armstrong's Defense

An unidentified source close to Lance Armstrong's legal defense team told USA Today that his lawyers will argue that much of the case against the former Tour de France champion is beyond the...

BP Goes to Court Today

Roughly three years after the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history, BP and other companies involved in the spill are scheduled to go to court today. Reports of a last-minute settlement between...

Oscar Pistorius Granted Bail

After a two-hour explanation of his decision, South African magistrate Desmond Nair granted South African sprinter Oscar Pistorius bail, saying he was not a flight risk and didn't show a propensity...

Armstrong Refuses to Meet With USADA

Lance Armstrong refused to meet with officials of the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) by February 20, letting a deadline pass that might have allowed his lifetime ban from sanctioned...

The Top 10 Adventure Stories of 2012

The year’s biggest expeditions, events, and feats, from the deadly avalanche on Manaslu, to a whitewater first, to Felix Baumgartner’s 24-mile fall.

Flying Squirrels

What happens when you turn the world’s deadliest sport into a competition? Welcome to the World Wingsuit League.

Running Down a Dream

Shaun Martin, a Navajo cross-country coach from Chinle, Arizona, uses running as a powerful motivator for high school students who yearn for opportunities beyond the reservation. But make no mistake...

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