Exploration & Survival

The Ocean Calls

Water covers 71 percent of our planet, and even though there’s so much we don’t know about it, there's something about the sea that draws us in

Apr 22, 2020

Army Ranger School Is a Laboratory of Human Endurance

The military's toughest training challenges have a lot in common with outdoor sufferfests like the Barkley Marathons and the Leadville Trail 100: you have to be fit and motivated to make the starting line, but your mind and spirit are what carry you to the end. A Ranger graduate breaks down an ordeal that shapes some of the nation's finest soldiers.

Will Bardenwerper
Apr 20, 2020

NPS Memo: Lock Down National Parks Now

The National Park Service’s Public Health Department warns of dire consequences to employees and communities if parks don’t close immediately

Wes Siler
Apr 10, 2020