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Can a Mall in New Jersey Save Skiing?

More than two decades in the making, Big Snow is the first indoor ski area in North America. Now the question is: Can it attract enough skiers to survive?

Gordy Megroz
Jan 8, 2020

Palestine’s West Bank Is Becoming a Climbing Hub

Despite decades of conflict, Palestine is home to an up-and-coming climbing scene centered around top-notch—and untouched—limestone. A new guidebook hopes to show locals and foreigners alike how to navigate the region's rock safely and help foster cross-cultural understanding.

Joe Purtell
Nov 26, 2019

Unraveling the Mystery of the Himalayas' Skeleton Lake

More than 75 years ago, ancient remains of hundreds of people were found in a Himalayan lake. Scientists recently revealed more clues about where the people came from and how they could have died.

Samantha Yadron
Aug 20, 2019