Scientists are discovering that certain playlists can boost brain activity and treat anxiety and depression

Your guide to the United States of climbing. Plus, tips to stay injury-free and some inspiring words from the world’s best big-waller.

The products the pros use to keep their hands and feet happy and healthy

We pulled records from January 2006 to September 2016 on where, how, and why park visitors are dying. Here’s what we found.

A proposed 300-mile natural gas pipeline would cut a swath across the Appalachian Trail and could undermine protections for other National Scenic Trails across the country

Seven people ascended a construction crane in downtown D.C. on Wednesday and unfurled a 65-pound banner in protest of President Trump. Here's how they did it.

When Douglas Preston joined an expedition searching for the ancient Ciudad Blanca, he realized there may have been some truth to the warning not to enter the place

This e-bike is inspired by 1950s hot rods.

Never forget a piece of gear again

Americans ran a lot this year and uploaded to Strava more than ever. Here's how your state stacked up.

These are the cheapest trucks you can buy

One of our most iconic wild places is under threat from mining and development interests. Two journalists hiked 800 miles to remind people why they should care.

Biking causes more concussions than football, so we took it upon ourselves to design the ideal cycling lid that would, at the very least, greatly reduce and possibly eliminate head injuries

You have no excuses for first-day noodle legs—these seven easy moves will get your legs back in skiing shape from the comfort of your living room

The reports of sexual harassment among NPS employees continue, with new revelations about Yosemite and Yellowstone

A pair from Utah trying to complete the first ascent of a steep face in the Karakoram mountain range were caught in a snowstorm last month and haven't been seen since

The rock climbing veteran talks his career on El Capitan and the psychology of climbing with Alex Honnold

Forget doping. Behold our ideal athlete, pieced together by the best parts of Olympians present and past.

From wipeouts to ties to near violence, here are the least graceful—but most memorable—finish line moments