In April, alpinists David Lama, Jess Roskelley, and Hansjörg Auer went silent during a harrowing expedition in Canada. The climbing community mobilized, first for a search and then for a memorial. In the wake of the tragedy, writer Nick Heil examines the motives of cutting-edge climbers and wonders: How close should we stand to our own mortality to feel alive?
This is what nightmares are made of
The Canadian pilot has summited Mount Everest, biked the Arctic, and rowed across the Atlantic
Finally visit those crowd-less destinations you’ve been dreaming of—without breaking the bank
Authorities are searching for a vandal who wrecked a popular tourist destination in Squamish, B.C.
This segment of 'Big Land' showcases the perils of an expedition to Canada's Labrador region, including bears and unrelenting weather
The Canadian almost-astronaut is making a name for herself as a new kind of space-nerd-of-all-trades
With the help of Steven Glass and Mitchell Rosko, you could be living in a skoolie (complete with a fireplace and shower) within a year
How much does the world need to know about a deadly bear attack? That question was tested in the Yukon last year, after the horrific loss of a mother and daughter caused a destructive media storm.
At 1.1 million acres, the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness is one of the largest and most popular backcountry destinations in the U.S. and a longtime proving ground for adventurers. But now the region is facing the threat of sulfide-ore copper mining. Stephanie Pearson paddles into the wild.
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