Adventure Archive

Iconic Ski Director Warren Miller Dies

Iconic Ski Director Warren Miller Dies

The legendary filmmaker knew the secret to making great ski movies. You couldn't just show skiing, skiing, and more skiing. You needed to tell a story, too, with emotion and humor.

Ryan Zinke Shows His True Colors

Ryan Zinke Shows His True Colors

With his office's insult-laden response to the resignation of the NPS Advisory Board, the secretary proves that, like his boss, he's not above mudslinging

The Fight to Save the Country's Most Scenic Acre

The Fight to Save the Country's Most Scenic Acre

One acre inside Grand Teton National Park is for sale for $5 million. Its future says a lot about our national parks, Jackson Hole, and the tension between preserving history and budding tourism.

Bumps in the Road

Bumps in the Road

A professional adventurer has to break a few eggs along the way—and, apparently, several bones and a skull. Mark Jenkins tallies up the most memorable injuries and mishaps from a life lived on the edge.

A Father's Last Shot at Cheating Death

A Father's Last Shot at Cheating Death

During 40 years of adventure, hard-charging writer and climber Mark Jenkins has asked a lot of his wife and kids. After his fourth attempt on a dicey Chinese peak, he examines the risks and rewards of a risk-defying career.

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