Will Egensteiner

Will Egensteiner


Patagonia Merino Air Base Layer

Patagonia’s gossamer new base layer is insanely light and airy, but, thanks to a new manufacturing technique, it’s just as warm as its heavier competitors.

Antarctic Ice Shelf in Danger of Collapsing

A study published Tuesday in the Cryosphere found that one of Antarctica’s largest ice shelves is at “imminent risk” of collapse. If the Larsen C shelf, which is twice the size of Hawaii, were to...

Ramble On: Classic Day-Trip Gear

No matter where in the 59-park-strong system your explorations take you, there are some nonnegotiable things you’ll need to bring along.

GoPro’s Epic Falls

POV footage shot on a GoPro and captured everywhere from the summit of Everest down to almost 1,000 feet underwater is now ubiquitous. With the abuse their owners put them through in pursuit of...

Nepal Announces Improvements on Everest

The chief of Nepal's Mountaineering Department on Monday announced several changes to the way operations will be carried out on Everest this season, including better weather forecasting and security...