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Bundyville: The Remnant

Why two bombings that rocked the tiny town of Panaca, Nevada, help us understand who really owns public lands in the West

Jul 18, 2019

The Meteorology Behind California's Crazy Waves

Why was the ocean so nasty along the West Coast on Sunday and Monday? It’s all thanks to a low-pressure system thousands of miles away and a meteorological phenomenon called a fetch. Let me explain.

Dennis Mersereau
Dec 18, 2018

Bikepacking the West Coast

In the first chapter of Blackburn Designs film series, Water Cycle, Brian Ohlen bikes around the west coast in search of Steelhead.

Sep 21, 2017

The Oregon Coast Is Best Viewed from the Sky

When Jay Worsley got his brand new DJI Inspire Pro, he knew he had to test its limits. So he booked a ticket to Oregon and drove the coast in search of ocean landscapes.

Feb 17, 2017

A Guide to the Untold, Beautiful, and Wild Stories of the American West

Photographer Lucas Foglia’s widely celebrated book, Frontcountry, took him across much of the American West from 2006 to 2013. He captured nearly 60,000 images over that time and narrowed the final selection down to just 60 shots, all of which explored mining and ranching communities and their interaction with the surrounding landscape. Despite his extensive coverage, Foglia thinks many of the stories he came across are still undercovered. He even included a map in the book as an invitation for other photographers and storytellers to use as a resource. Here, Foglia highlights a few storylines from his book that are far from over.

Lucas Foglia
Jun 7, 2016