As Jeff Bezos steps away from Amazon to focus his attention on initiatives like his year-old Earth Fund, it’s instructive to look at the impact of billionaire environmental philanthropy and how it could be more effective
If you plan to explore the backcountry this winter, these certified mountain guides will keep you safe, refine your skills, and bring you to secret stashes
After a challenging summer and fall, we're all wondering what the ski season has in store. Don't worry: resorts are working hard to open and ensure a safe experience for everyone, and there are plenty of other ways to delight in the white stuff. Here's the lowdown.
Finding a bit of quiet is harder than ever
'Billionaire Wilderness,' by Wyoming native and Yale sociologist Justin Farrell, asks hard questions about how money changes American land by investigating one of the West's most beloved outdoor playgrounds: Jackson Hole
A ski weekend doesn't have to involve spending hundreds of dollars a night on a fancy slopeside resort. These hostels offer cozy accommodations close to some of North America's best skiing.
The world's most successful freeskier and Warren Miller film star says big-mountain fitness starts at home
It isn't just the astounding geological wonders that give our country's first national park its allure, from 500 geysers that erupt up to 400 feet into the air to deep glacier-carved valleys and fossil forests. The vibrant megafauna and endless backcountry terrain make it one of the wildest areas in the country. And if you know where to go, you can avoid the crowds.
Eight one-of-a-kind events for those who aren't into the standard swim, bike, run
Eight places to (safely) spy on bears—and other big game—in their natural habitat
A new report found that towns near plenty of outdoor recreation attract new residents and higher incomes. But this could also mean higher costs of living, affordable housing challenges, and encroachment into vulnerable landscapes.
As outdoor-recreation tourism booms, these places have been forced to find innovative (and sometimes desperate) ways of adapting to and curbing the steady stream of tourists each season
Here's where the pioneering skier sends it when she's not shredding the backcountry
A new documentary is telling the story of the immigrants who keep ski towns running
We can't wait to check out these ten new snow-country huts, lodges, and hotels
Freeze your brain and melt your inhibitions with one of these delicious frozen-drink recipes for adults
A new bill would strip the president of designating new monuments in the state—an idea that has already come to fruition in Alaska and Wyoming