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How Jackson Hole Survived the Eclipse

How Jackson Hole Survived the Eclipse

From $30,000 Airbnb rentals to animal sacrifices to 25,000 sometimes-naked umbraphiles, this is the weirdness that went down in the Wyoming resort town leading up to last week's astrological dance

'Summit or Death!'

'Summit or Death!'

A new study shows that climbing teams from countries with rigid social structures are more likely to summit Himalaya mountains—but also more likely to die trying. Can the data predict summit success?

Vail Is Not the Enemy

Vail Is Not the Enemy

A few weeks ago, when Vail Resorts bought Park City Mountain Resort, the sale triggered an onslaught of vitriol against Colorado's billion-dollar ski empire. But while it's easy to hate a company just because it's claiming territory faster than the whitebark pine beetle, Vail has actually been a very good thing for skiers.

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