The Wild Files

True tales of epic trips, bad luck, and the struggle to survive. Because the most difficult and surprising journeys teach us the greatest lessons.

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Casting Out of Darkness
May 28, 2021

Casting Out of Darkness

Kayla Lockhart was desperate for relief from the panic that plagued her. She found it at the edge of a stream.
Alone and Injured in the Wild
May 25, 2021

Alone and Injured in the Wild

The remarkable survival story of Claire Nelson, whose solo hike in the desert turned into a desperate fight for her life
Running from the Truth
May 22, 2021

Running from the Truth

Outdoor athlete Alex Showerman spent years trying to escape a secret about herself, only to crash headlong into it
Life and Death Among the Polar Bears
Apr 13, 2021

Life and Death Among the Polar Bears

A close encounter in the far north offers powerful lessons about how Native people have chosen to live alongside a dangerous predator
Embracing a Fear of Falling
Mar 24, 2021

Embracing a Fear of Falling

All too often, we tell ourselves that being scared is just part of an adventure. But it doesn’t have to be that way.
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