The Wild Files
True tales of epic trips, bad luck, and the struggle to survive. Because the most difficult and surprising journeys teach us the greatest lessons.
Kayla Lockhart was desperate for relief from the panic that plagued her. She found it at the edge of a stream.
The remarkable survival story of Claire Nelson, whose solo hike in the desert turned into a desperate fight for her life
Outdoor athlete Alex Showerman spent years trying to escape a secret about herself, only to crash headlong into it
Conservation International CEO M. Sanjayan saw our relationship to the planet in a new way after a series of remarkable adventures
Journalist Ian Urbina is revealing the lawlessness of the open ocean in ways you’d never imagine
Hunting twisters made Jennifer Brindley Ubl feel deeply inspired—until it scared her to death
A tragedy forced Savannah Cummins to come to terms with the fact that doing what she loves means putting lives in danger
Champion endurance athlete Rebecca Rusch figured her quest for enlightenment on the Iditarod Trail would hurt. She was right.
A close encounter in the far north offers powerful lessons about how Native people have chosen to live alongside a dangerous predator
All too often, we tell ourselves that being scared is just part of an adventure. But it doesn’t have to be that way.