The Burliest Waves Ridden in Recent Memory

This month, Insight Editions released “The Finest Line,” by big-wave surfer Rusty Long. The coffee table book chronicles all the best big-wave spots and surfers in the world with large, brilliant pictures by some of the top surf photographers.

Matt Skenazy
Apr 30, 2015

What's the best women-specific backpack for hot, humid weather?

I live in Tahiti and do some day hiking and getting ready to try more serious overnight trips. What's the best women's backpack adaptable for our climate : i.e., for hot, humid, and rainy in tropical to marine environments? Approximate capacity required: 3,000 cubic inches for one to two days Any suggestions? Mary AnneTahiti

Doug Gantenbein
Mar 16, 2011

Adventure Icons

It's not enough to be at the forefront. In an era when everything has supposedly been done, these adventure icons ignore convention, court risk, and let their passion lead the way.

Christopher Keyes, Grayson Schaffer, Ryan Krogh, Damon Tabor, Eugene Buchanan, Stayton Bonner, and Kyle Dickman
Mar 10, 2010

Slab Waves

Slab waves bring on the next frontier of surfing.

Joe Mozingo
May 26, 2009

Sleeping with Giants

Now you can explore Easter Island's famed stone statues in style

Jason Stevenson
Jan 1, 2006