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Is This Winter’s Sketchy Snowpack the New Normal?

Volatile weather has created dangerous conditions for backcountry skiers and set up the West for a bad water year. With climate change exacerbating the situation, it’s time to start assuming the worst for our winters and making plans to adapt. 

Heather Hansman
Feb 19, 2021

Your 2021 National Park Calendar

Our advice on which park to visit each month of the year to see peak wildlife, foliage, and flower blooms—and to avoid the crowds

Megan Michelson
Jan 25, 2021

The Best Winter Hikes in National Parks

Don't let cold weather stop you from exploring. These eight trails in some of our favorite national parks may be even better in the winter.

Megan Michelson
Dec 31, 2020