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Fear and Loathing on the Iditarod Trail

Fear and Loathing on the Iditarod Trail

Professional musher Aliy Zirkle was prepared for the minus-50-degree temperatures and the brutally long distances of the Iditarod. What she didn't expect was a midnight attack by a snowmobile-riding stranger halfway through the 1,000-mile course.

Craig Medred
Mar 2, 2017
The Blind Man Making the World's Best Glacial Vodka

The Blind Man Making the World's Best Glacial Vodka

In the quest to make—and sell—the perfect drink, no one is going further than Scott Lindquist of Alaska Distillery. To concoct his premium vodkas, he hunts down 300-pound icebergs on Prince William Sound, then taps their ancient waters to power mysterious blends that keep winning awards. David Kushner heads north to sail and sip with the intrepid craftsman.

David Kushner
Mar 8, 2013
Go Big or Go Home: Epic Alaskan Adventures

Go Big or Go Home: Epic Alaskan Adventures

Cruise ships and wildlife buses? The tourist staples miss the point of Alaska: It's the last real place to find an epic, crowd-free adventure on American soil. We've scoured the state for the best wilderness lodges, river trips, lonely highways, and DIY escapes. Bear mace not included.

Stephanie Pearson
Mar 17, 2010
Best Resorts in North America

Best Resorts in North America

The goal: To rank the continent's top ski destinations. The deciding factors: Snow quality and terrain. The judge: Marc Peruzzi, intrepid Colorado-based ski reporter, former Outside staffer, and editor of Skiing magazine, 2003-2008.

Marc Peruzzi
Nov 1, 2008
Resort Picks: Gems

Resort Picks: Gems

Five refreshingly undeveloped resorts

Sam Moulton, Marc Peruzzi, and Alicia Carr
Oct 21, 2008