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A Surf Expedition to Kamchatka, Russia

Three years ago, Cyrus Sutton and company traveled to Russia to find hidden surf spots. What he found was a rumor of an undiscovered left break only accessible by helicopter or tank.

Sep 8, 2016

The Kamchatka Steelhead Project

This is what happens when you enlist fly-fishermen on a scientific quest to save one of the world's last great steelhead populations

Jul 20, 2016

“It’s the Cuban Missile Crisis Up Here!”

Cold war politics between Russia and Norway left a group of polar marathoners, arctic skiers, extreme tourists, and climate scientists in limbo in the Arctic Circle in what might have been the worst season ever for those hoping to reach the North Pole

Alina Simone
Jun 23, 2016

The Bears Who Came to Town and Would Not Go Away

This is the story of a place at the edge of the world, where a black bear ventured into a Russian hamlet and attacked a human. One bear became two, two became dozens, and before long no one would leave their home, and no one had any idea what to do.

Sarah A. Topol
Jun 16, 2016