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Grand Slammed

Grand Slammed

The 10-summit tour across the top of Wyoming’s Tetons is one of the most difficult—and stunning—climbing trips in North America. Christopher Solomon has the scars to prove it.

From Ski to Shining Sea

From Ski to Shining Sea

Each spring, the modest mountains that line Iceland’s Troll Peninsula host creamy corn snow, sunlight that lasts until 10 P.M., and steep, rarely skied chutes that take you right to the ocean’s edge

Inside Baseball

Inside Baseball

California’s San Quentin State Prison is home to a ball field where you can take your cuts against convicted felons. This I had to try.

Scull Crushers

Scull Crushers

On wind-blasted San Fran­cisco Bay, a crew of hardcore rowers dodges freighters and fog banks for kicks. They are mostly women over 40. And they will destroy you.

Trail Hog

Trail Hog

An overweight ex-drunk decides to crash-train for a 16-mile race up and down a mountain. Hey, what could go wrong?

Orkney Islands Riot

Twice a year, the good men of Scotland's Orkney Islands work out their issues the old-fashioned way. They riot.