Adventure Archive

Bureaucracy Could Make Some Backcountry Less Safe

In Oregon's Clackamas County, a fight between a sheriff and an elite search and rescue unit reveals how local politics can collide with recreational safety for residents and visitors alike

Nancy Bouchard
Apr 9, 2020

Leaving a Thru-Hike Early Isn't the End

Walking away from the adventure of a lifetime is hard, but it makes coming back to it especially rewarding. Here, five thru-hikers share their stories of failing and coming back for more.

Matt Vasilogambros
Apr 2, 2020

Look No Further than the Chic-Chocs

'Last Moments of Recall' follows skiers based in Canada's Chic-Choc Mountains as they tour the birch forests of Gaspésie National Park

Apr 2, 2020

How to Get Outside Safely Right Now

We all want to go outside right now. But in the midst of a rising number of COVID-19 cases, how do we do so safely and responsibly?

Nathan Norby
Apr 2, 2020

The Woman Who Lives 200,000 Years in the Past

As we confront the reality of COVID-19, the idea of living self-sufficiently in the woods, far from crowds and grocery stores, doesn't sound so bad. Lynx Vilden has been doing just that for decades, while teaching others how to live primitively, too.

Katherine Rowland
Apr 2, 2020