How a father-son trip to Yosemite conquered my fear of hiking, bears, and falling off chairlifts
The new book 'Down from the Mountain' explores the fine line bears walk between the wilderness and suburbia
New to backpacking, or never been? Make your next trip (or your first) a success by answering these questions beforehand.
If you need a good laugh, we've got you covered
'The River and the Wall' chronicles an intense journey down the Rio Grande, bearing witness to the ecosystems and livelihoods along the U.S.-Mexico border
The definitive guide, built upon real-world experience
You're probably doing it wrong. And even if you aren't, it won't work anyway.
Food is heavy. Don't carry it for miles while backpacking just to let something else eat it.
A bear's sense of smell is seven times better than a bloodhound's. Outsmart them with this food-storage bag.
Advocates of drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge are trying to make an end run around the law and the American people. If they succeed, your backyard conservation area could be next.
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