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My Crazy Kurdistan Road Trip

The Kurdish region of Iraq is home to spectacular peaks, wild rivers, and fiercely hospitable people, and it could be the Middle East’s next big adventure tourism destination. But there’s one small catch: it’s still dangerous as hell.

Jason Motlagh
Jan 28, 2019

How to Cook a Turkey Over a Campfire

Longing for a wilderness Thanksgiving? Steven Rinella, host of the podcast and Netflix show 'MeatEater' and a consummate outdoorsman, teaches us how to cook a turkey in the backcountry.

AC Shilton
Nov 14, 2018

How to Pick Your Jerky

This salty snack has taken center stage as a healthy, protein-laden endurance fuel

Marjorie Korn
Apr 24, 2017

So You Want to Be a Hunter

If you've never picked up a gun before but are interested in harvesting your own healthy, sustainable, humane meat, here's why you should get started with birds

Wes Siler
Apr 20, 2017

Foothills: The Unlinked Heritage of Snowboarding

Petranboarding began as a cultural phenomenon in the village of Petran in the 18th century, deep in the mountains of eastern Turkey, and is one of the earliest iterations of snowboarding that we know about

Oct 11, 2016

The Lost Origins of Snowboarding

A new film from pro snowboarder Alex Yoder takes viewers to northeastern Turkey, where locals have been snowboarding for centuries.

Mary Fenton
Oct 11, 2016

On the Trail with Turkey’s Wolf-Fighting Dogs

Paying a visit to the birthplace of a massive and fiercely protective breed—that’s still as critical to keeping the peace in the area's farms as it was thousands of years ago

Stephen Starr
Feb 16, 2016