A quarantine against the world worked once for the Gunnison Valley. Can it again?
The North Pacific right whale has been spotted only a handful of times in 60 years. A marine biologist from Seattle wants to change that.
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
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.
On going back to the mountains after a traumatic accident
A crew of daring twentysomethings had a half-baked plan to canoe through the jungle. Not surprisingly, they ran into all sorts of trouble.
A slab of snow fell and trapped her in a streambed in a place where few skiers dared to go
The National Park Service’s Public Health Department warns of dire consequences to employees and communities if parks don’t close immediately
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
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