Tim Neville

Tim Neville

Outside correspondent Tim Neville writes frequently for the magazine and other large publications like The New York Times. He lives in Bend, Oregon, where he skis Mount Bachelor as much as he can.

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Colin O’Brady Wants to Tell You a Story

The explorer’s crossing of Antarctica put him in the spotlight. His skill in presenting himself to audiences hungry for vulnerable heroes will keep him there.

Tim Neville
Aug 15, 2019

Ueli Steck, After Death and in His Own Words

About nine years before he died, the Swiss mountaineer Ueli Steck had already thought a lot about risk and how much of it he was willing to take as a climber who used no ropes.

Tim Neville
Mar 7, 2018

Top 5 'Shitholes' to Visit

Just because some people think these destinations are miserable doesn't mean they actually are. In fact, they're pretty amazing places if you do them right.

Tim Neville
Jan 15, 2018

How the Olympics Turned China on to Skiing

Behold the astonishing explosion of alpine sports in the People’s Republic—as directed, promoted, and financed by the Communist Party in the run–up to the 2022 Beijing Olympics.

Tim Neville
Jan 10, 2018

Best of Travel: 16 More Things We Loved

Even if they didn't snag the tippy-top spots on our 2015 Best of Travel list, these noteworthy runners-up are still so spot-on that you should keep them on your radar.

Tim Neville and Stephanie Pearson
Mar 12, 2015

The 30 Best Trips of 2015

You could go anywhere in the entire planet this year, but don't get overwhelmed: We're here with the first of four Best of Travel lists to be unveiled throughout the month of March (coming soon: the...

Tim Neville and Stephanie Pearson
Mar 11, 2015

Behind the Scenes of 'Wild'

Reese Witherspoon was lying in a blue sleeping bag under some old-growth cedars dripping with rain and scraggly beard lichen. Here, above the Columbia River near Oregon’s Bridal Veil Lake, the Oscar...

Tim Neville
Nov 7, 2014

Post-Communist Paradise in Albania

Europe has a secret. It's called Albania—a Maryland-size playground of rugged peaks, emerald seas, and ripping rivers. The only catch? It's really poor, graft is rampant, and there's little...

Tim Neville
May 13, 2014