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Jan 20, 2021

How a Surfer Survived Being Stranded in the Open Sea

What does it take to get through the worst-case scenario? A very special combination of physical and mental strength.

Jan 14, 2021

Why Learning a New Skill Is So Good for You

A journalist's efforts at reinvention reveal a surprising truth: developing new abilities is one of the most life-enhancing things we can do

Dec 24, 2020

Inside Emily Harrington's Triumph on El Capitan

The climber talks about the scary falls that actually enabled her to make it to the top of Yosemite's iconic big wall

Dec 17, 2020

Life Lessons from Elite Explorers

'MeatEater' host Steven Rinella and adventure photographer Krystle Wright on the experiences that changed them

Dec 9, 2020

Tim Cook on Health and Fitness

Apple’s CEO says technology can help us lead healthier, more balanced lives—but we also need to learn how to ignore our screens

Dec 3, 2020

Two Wild Trips with Surprisingly Happy Endings

More often than not, our biggest adventures are nothing like we expect them to be—in the best of ways

Nov 18, 2020

How BASE Jumping Saved Jeb Corliss's Life

He survived multiple crash landings that should have killed him. But as Corliss sees it, risking everything was the only way to live.

Nov 11, 2020

Latria Graham’s Love Letter to Black Adventurers

Her essays on the challenges African Americans face in the outdoors spurred an outpouring of questions from readers. This is her response.

Nov 5, 2020

How a Fight Over Trees Transformed American Politics

Today’s battles over climate change and fracking share a common origin: the timber wars of the Pacific Northwest

Oct 29, 2020

A Snowboarder's Quest to Get Out the Vote

Jeremy Jones, the king of freeriding, wants to unleash the political might of the 50 million Americans who love our natural playgrounds