Search and Rescue
Skiers are claiming that there are issues with Pieps DSP backcountry safety devices
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
With Americans surging onto public lands like never before, search and rescue operations are becoming overwhelmed—and help is not on the way
After losing the trail and his shoes, hiker Nick Noland descended 4.5 miles in 16-degree weather
What could have been a fatal fall is just a stepping stone on Harrington's path to become the first woman to free climb one of El Cap's hardest routes in a day
It took an epic effort to get him out. Two years later, the healing for him and his rescuers continues.
The gear and the skills you need to get home safely
In April, alpinists David Lama, Jess Roskelley, and Hansjörg Auer went silent during a harrowing expedition in Canada. The climbing community mobilized, first for a search and then for a memorial. In the wake of the tragedy, writer Nick Heil examines the motives of cutting-edge climbers and wonders: How close should we stand to our own mortality to feel alive?
Five days after an ad hoc army of volunteer searchers rescued hiker Amanda Eller, the yoga teacher missing for 17 days on Maui, the same crew located missing person Noah "Kekai" Mina just 20 miles away. This time, the ending was not so happy.
The bodies of Daniele Nardi and Tom Ballard have been located after 14 days of searching
As a child, Cody Sheehy made headlines when he vanished into the freezing wilderness of Northeast Oregon, making it out safely after 18 hours of determined slogging. Retracing his steps 32 years later, Sheehy says that getting lost was one of the best life lessons he ever had.
10 percent of the revenue will go to the volunteers who rescue climbers from El Cap.
The crash occurred Saturday, August 4, 14 miles southwest of Denali’s summit
Last year we featured this bike, calling it “the ultimate toy for big kids.” Now it’s going to be used by law enforcement.
When Kyle Dickman set out on a month-long road trip with his wife and infant son last spring, he was fueled by a carefree sense of adventure that had defined his entire life. Then he got bit by a venomous snake in a remote area of Yosemite National Park, and the harrowing event changed everything.
Alaska State Troopers called off a six-day search after finding the climbers' ropes on the Mendenhall Tower