Nick Heil

Pressure Mounts in Armstrong Whistle-Blower Suit

The pressure is climbing on Lance Armstrong and four associates to testify in the federal whistle-blower case, initiated against Armstrong by former teammate Floyd Landis, according to a new story in...

Everest Season Shutting Down?

In the wake of the worst tragedy in Mount Everest's history, many teams are canceling climb, packing up, and going home.

Deadly Avalanche Sweeps Everest

On Thursday night—early Friday morning in Nepal—a massive avalanche swept down from Everest’s West Ridge and struck the climbing route between Base Camp and Camp 1. Dozens of...


The Enemy Wore a Spandex Onesie

Skimo racing is one of the fastest growing sufferfests in the U.S., combining grueling big-mountain ascents in the worst kind of winter weather. So, naturally, two inexperienced, undertrained...

A New Twist in Everest's Mallory Mystery

A new book about British mountaineer Frank Smythe claims George Mallory’s body was discovered decades before Conrad Anker came upon the lost climber in 1999.

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The Human Body has a Story to Tell

Harvard biologist Daniel Lieberman's new book, The Story of the Human Body, digs deep into the real meaning of "paleo" and why we struggle to stay fit and healthy in the modern age.

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When in Doubt, Go Higher

Peter Metcalf, CEO of black diamond, on climbing, keeping your composure, and the nature of pain

Jim Cantore: The Franchise

When Hurricane Sandy closed in on New york City, the Weather Channel dispatched (who else?) Jim Cantore, the world’s most fearless meteorologist. Nick Heil tagged along for a wet, wild adventure that...

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The Truth About Paleo

This year’s bumper crop of paleo-inspired health, diet, and exercise books is proving that the prehistoric movement is here to stay

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