Ken Layne left an influential career in digital media to create 'Desert Oracle,' a cult-favorite radio show and print periodical based in Joshua Tree that explores everything from the political to the paranormal. Now it's being released as a book.
The Navajo Nation has the highest known rate of coronavirus in the country. The scale of the tragedy can be traced to a long history of denying the tribe's legal right to water access.
For decades, the cowboy has occupied a storied place in Americana—but the image in popular narratives excluded cowboys of color. This year the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering and Grammy-winning musician Dom Flemons sought to change that. At the event, held in Nevada earlier this winter, the theme was the same as Flemons's 2018 album: black cowboys.
Boomtown and Drilled tackle climate change and oil and gas extraction from different angles
New Zealand's South Island is undoubtedly one of the world's most beautiful places, where golden beaches and dense rainforests border the snow-capped Southern Alps and adventures are endless. But for those of us who can't pick up and move to Christchurch, here's a definitive guide on how to make the most of your time there.
Téa Obreht's sprawling new novel ties together camels, immigration, and the myths of the Southwest
The River of Sorrows almost never flows, due to a tricky confluence of climate change and water rights, but this year was different
In pursuit of the most accurate results, we equipped all 50 rigs in our 2019 test with Enve hoops and Maxxis rubber. Here's what we learned.
There was something about Primland that made Emily Nunn see red—a lavish and expensive outdoor Xanadu situated near her beloved Virginia hometown. Then she went there and had... a pretty good time. Blame the trout stream and the 400-thread-count linens.
'The River and the Wall' chronicles an intense journey down the Rio Grande, bearing witness to the ecosystems and livelihoods along the U.S.-Mexico border
Well-thought-out rain gear from a proven manufacturer
Scientists discovered that the temperature of a patch of water on the other side of the world can help predict how dry winters will be in the Southwest
And we better get used to it
When your home-on-wheels is in the shop for multiple days, take the opportunity to explore someplace new on foot
We know a thing or two about the Southwest—our offices are located in Santa Fe, after all. So trust us when we say that these radar-ducking adventures are full of hidden rivers and otherworldly canyons. Just don’t pass it on.
Ignore the countless images of the super bloom in your Instagram feed—the real miracle of the desert is just how much life it contains
Photographer Alex Strohl and videographer Mathieu le Lay overland across the Southwest in search of desert landscapes.
'The Silence' is a beautiful short film from Matthew Irving about the silence found in the American West
Filmmaker Oleg Zayanov traveled across Arizona, Nevada, and Utah, taking in the colossal landscapes iconic of the region.
In this dual sport motorcycle trip, travel from Las Vegas, Nevada, to the North Rim of the Grand Canyon.
Drought and climate change have turned western forests into firebombs that go off every summer. Even with new technology, the essential weapon in the fight against flame are the Hotshots, an elite group of wilderness first responders who head straight for the heat.