Ski patrol has become an increasingly unsustainable career path. Now unions are popping up across the country to try and change that.

Climber Graham Zimmerman joined advocacy group Protect Our Winters, which enlisted him in the fight against climate change

All over America’s ancient eastern mountains, there’s an organism that lives underground, tethered to tree roots, waiting to be hunted. It’s among the world’s rarest and most expensive foods, and it grows in a wide range of conditions. But there’s only one guy in the country who really knows how to find it. Rowan Jacobsen joins him in the search for the Appalachian truffle.

A step-by-step walkthrough to jump-starting your vehicle

‘Lot’zza Mia!’ combines a love of skiing and eating pizza. It’s movie magic.

Many of the skills involved with long-distance hiking also lend themselves to going faster on trails

Today the Tongass is the last national forest in the United States where old-growth trees are clear-cut

What happens if you find an injured climber halfway up a 1,600-foot rock face? In 1931, the only option was a high-altitude piggyback ride.

The ‘Row of Life’ drifted for nearly 4,000 miles across the Pacific Ocean until, one day, it washed ashore

You can blame the usual suspects: the crazy cost of mountain-town housing, the corporatization of the ski industry, the Man. Or dare to believe that our hero lives on.

“Home Crag” takes viewers inside the fight to protect Little Cottonwood Canyon, a favorite climbing spot just outside Salt Lake City

Whether you’re looking to take up classic skiing or skate skiing, the U.S. gold medalist has some words of wisdom for beginners. Consider this your introductory primer to one of the season’s most fun and affordable sports.

The incident in December is the latest incident of vandalism to ancient Native artifacts

Christopher Lewis was lost in the Montana backcountry with a shattered ankle, sopping clothes, and a single bar of cell-phone reception

Climate expert Daniel Swain explains how a convergence of climate change, urban sprawl, and extreme weather fueled the costliest wildfire in state history

One day Brandon Sneed’s girlfriend called him to deliver alarming news: she’d impulsively signed up for a half Ironman. On a whim, Sneed decided to do the race, too.

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Ditch the traffic and high-cost lift tickets of peak ski season by creating a wintry vacation closer to home

Go sledding, slow cook a hearty stew, sip on a rich cup of hot cocoa. Just because the days are shorter and colder doesn’t have to mean they’re any less fun.

A secret abortion, pirates, and the peace found at the bottom of the ocean

From hilarious to horrifying, these tales offer a glimpse into what this work can be like

Gnarly Nutrition’s ‘Home Crag’ shares why the frequented site is important to the state’s climbing community

In six years, Constantine and Magpie have collectively hiked 30,000 miles. What do they do now that they’ve learned their lessons from—and found love on—the trail?

Yes, things are very bad, but there are some glimmers of hope for making meaningful progress

This California trail was my dream hike—until maggots, a missing tent, and the stomach flu turned it into a nightmare

Sikh adventurer Preet Chandi crosses Antarctica, climbers lost in 2021, and a highly satisfying ski line

Gelje Sherpa to climb Cho Oyu from Nepal, Aspen businesses hungry for workers, and a strange cyclocross crash

Rescue on Sandia Peak, Alberto Salazar loses final appeal, and a staff shortage hits Vail Resorts

People are disabled in countless different ways, so there are few practical tips that will apply to everyone. Yet a few key things can improve your experience.

The future of the Chinook is uncertain, as its numbers drop due to the impacts of climate change, unsustainable harvest practices, dams, habitat loss, and predation

The cancelation of the Tour of Utah could signal the end of professional stage racing in the United States

Garrett Madison was sued by one of his clients in 2020 after he called off an expedition, saying it was too dangerous. A final court order states the client was not entitled to a refund and that guides should not fear lawsuits when making decisions about safety.

The beloved winter pastime has long been a massive polluter. Canadian startup Taiga Motors set out to transform the industry into something more environmentally friendly—and the big manufacturers are getting onboard.

In ‘A Space for All,’ a new film from Pearl Izumi, Brooke Goudy shares her passion for getting more Black women and people of color into the cycling community

The travel guru discusses the adventure that fueled his newfound love for hiking

Beloved by many Canadians, the trail is especially important to Vancouver-based Judith Kasiama, a refugee from the Democratic Republic of Congo and founder of Colour the Trails

Heather Hansman shares the books and films that have helped her slow down and reflect amid the turmoil of 2021

The steel vault is like a flight recorder for the planet’s climate problems

Indy Pass takes on the big ski resorts, an elk hunting debate in Montana, and the flip of the year

Beta’s ‘Outliers: Sage Kotsenberg,’ which premiered at the Beta Film Festival last month, follows Kotsenberg and his fellow pro-snowboarding friends as they take to the biking trails around Park City

After moving to Salida, Colorado, one writer decided to get to know her area by traveling on every trail on the map

Jay Johnson connects with a community of anglers in South Carolina, where flood tides and redfish reign supreme

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