With the help of Kris Tompkins, Chile is setting aside more parklands than the U.S. has in a long time. The Trump administration should pay attention.

Rock climbing legend and big-wall pioneer Royal Robbins died on Tuesday, March 14, at age 82. Anyone who has ever climbed outdoors owes a debt to Robbins.

You could call it a youthful passion, but why mince words? What seized the author at age 19 was a fateful obsession with El Capitan.