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It's only going to happen once in our lifetimes—better make sure you don't screw up your soundtrack

Because the best brewers know: good beer starts at the source

If you see one of these this summer, drink it.

Outside picks the best watches of March, including the Bulova Precisionist Champlain Collection.

The American craft-brew movement is alive and well, with 1,800 breweries in the U.S. and hundreds more coming soon. With all those suds, how do you find the best brews? Go and taste them.

Getting tipsy every night and gaining weight every day: This is how you backpack in Corsica

ON THE LEFT Columbia’s moisture-wicking Omni-Dry Mountain Tech Thermal Base­layer. ($60; columbia.com) Few‘s acrylic Moa Hunter Sweater, for the bold. ($54; few.co.nz) Aigle‘s lightweight Polartec recycled-fleece Walker Track Jacket. ($105; aigleusa.com Obermeyer‘s insulated Tungsten Jacket is tricked out…

It's about time: Look sharp—and get the job done—with a watch for any occasion

PORTSMOUTH ISLAND, NORTH CAROLINA – On a weekend last summer, while the rest of the beachgoing world descended upon overrun sand traps like Nags Head and Virginia Beach, I took a 4×4 and a shortboard and made for Portsmouth Island. There are a few selling points to this skinny, 18-mile-long…

In which we take back the drinking trip from the wine snob. Here's how to mix world-class adventure and tasting, from Kentucky to Japan.

Cartier, Patek Philippe… Swiss Army? We were surprised, too. But the limited-edition VICTORINOX SWISS ARMY LEGACY RÉSERVE DE MARCHE PLATINE is an instant family heirloom. Encased in platinum, the watch has a unique design; it’s open on both sides, showcasing its remarkable engineering—a Valgranges self-winding movement, with a mechanical power-reserve…

The skyscrapers of Manhattan may not reach as high as Everest, but this is where Tsering Norbu Sherpa, a member of mountaineering's most famous clan, is making a new life. CHRISTIAN DeBENEDETTI rides shotgun with one of New York's unlikeliest cabbies.

An ambitious documentary of big-mountain skiing investigates the lives behind the hucks

Robots may soon be your best bet for survival when things go wrong

Two former Olympians roll out Alaska's first high-end heli-hotel

As fall hikes give way to the first powder days of winter, there's a beer for every occasion

TALL LATTE BEFORE WORK, double espresso in the afternoon, short cappuccino after dinner—it's the only way to tolerate Seattle's gray days. But when the clouds break and the Cascades, the Olympics, and Puget Sound appear, you know where you need to be. Grab a quadruple shot and get going.

Close encounters of the bear-human kind are skyrocketing, though actual attacks remain few and far between. Hopefully, new outreach education efforts will keep things that way.

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