Outside contributing editor Heather Hansman’s new book is both a critical take on the ski industry and love letter to its skids
A group of biologists are trying to protect a threatened herd in the iconic Wyoming range, but their plan includes closing recreational areas that many aren‘t happy about losing
The co-op, which has offered adventure tours in Wyoming for more than a decade, on November 5 will open its first store in the state
The outdoor brand has reportedly stopped selling products to JHMR’s retail stores because of an event held earlier this month by one of the resort’s owners
The treasure was found by Jack Stuef in June 2020, but for a dedicated community of internet sleuths, the hunt isn’t over
A shortage of places to camp is hurting the environment and limiting diversity in the outdoors. But there are some innovative solutions on the table.
A recent incident involving a renowned wildlife photographer allegedly baiting foxes at Grand Teton sheds light on a larger issue
A visit to this northwestern Wyoming park, which is as thrilling for wildlife watchers as it is for climbers, hikers, and backcountry skiers, comes with a warning: it’ll be the beginning of a lifelong love affair
Republican senators used the hearing to air conspiracy theories, lie, and point fingers at Biden nominee for issues they themselves are responsible for
Don't let cold weather stop you from exploring. These eight trails in some of our favorite national parks may be even better in the winter.
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
With more than 200 miles of trails, there's a lot to explore in this iconic Wyoming attraction. It's our 62 Parks Traveler's 25th stop on her journey to visit every U.S. national park.
Pull your van or RV into the cheapest slopeside lodging you can find: an overnight parking space
'Rio Rica' introduces us to Rica Fulton and the Little Snake River, a lesser known tributary of the West's renowned Yampa River
An off-trail adventure through perhaps the prettiest chunk of the lower 48
'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
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.
Honing in on products and maintaining a strong community presence have kept this ski shop ticking for 45 years
How to explore the western rivers and wilderness on the route of legendary explorer John Wesley Powell
'Aloha Rodeo' and 'Rough Magic' are two new, totally true stories about the triumph of man and horse
A definitive list of the best climbing the United States has to offer
This gear shop owner moved from Nebraska to Wyoming's Wind Rivers for a smaller salary and higher cost of living. She wouldn't change it for the world.
Heather Hansman’s new book is a must-read for anyone who loves rivers or is concerned about the future of the West
The definitive guide, built upon real-world experience
‘Grizzly Country’ profiles Doug Peacock as he reflects on his time protecting the Yellowstone grizzlies.
In Red Desert, Wyoming, wildlife-biology student Anna Ortega is studying mule deer after their 150-mile migration
The residents of Atlantic City, Wyoming, are just fine being off the grid. But Continental Divide Trail thru-hikers are revitalizing the town in surprising ways.
As Wyoming debates whether to charge hikers, I wanted to issue a reminder that this whole pay-to-play concept on our public lands doesn't work
This week's ruling to stop a trophy hunt was a big win for conservation groups and may impact grizzlies across the country
Filmmakers Will and Jim Pattiz are on a mission to document our astoundingly beautiful public lands.
Idaho issued only a single bear tag, but conservationists are still concerned about the consequences of picking off just one bear in a state that has played an outsize role in grizzly management
Stop by and find the book or local hiking guide that will change your whole perception of a new place
Classroom time isn't so bad when you're building fly-fishing rods in Virginia or barbecuing in the Lone Star State
Freeze your brain and melt your inhibitions with one of these delicious frozen-drink recipes for adults
As Wyoming prepares for the first grizzly hunt in the lower 48 in decades, at least two protesters won tags they say they won't use. Will their strategy work?
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
"Confluence" gathering works toward debut of national platform to strengthen and align state-level efforts
Catch this summer's night sky in full force in one of these perfectly dark locales
Broken pipes, crumbling walkways, closed trails—this is what the $11.6 billion maintenance backlog looks like on the ground
‘Our Wild’ profiles three wildlife biologists and anglers as they immerse themselves in Wyoming’s public lands.
Dan Wenk was a career Park Service official who was well-respected by Republicans and Democrats. But he made the mistake of disagreeing with Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke.
Ski hills, even the small ones, are ramping up their offerings to entice you back in the warmer months
Find out how your state stacks up
A new poll of eight Western states reveals that most people are actually on the same page about public lands, renewable energy, and the importance of outdoor recreation
One acre inside Grand Teton National Park is for sale for $5 million. Its future says a lot about our national parks, Jackson Hole, and the tension between preserving history and budding tourism.
EnergyNet, an online auction company from Amarillo, Texas, is set to make a fortune from oil and gas leases under the Trump administration. And good luck finding a way to protest.
The housing crisis in the Mountain West has gotten so bad that some folks are happy to rent a clean piece of pavement
Who knew state parks were this good?
To travel the Pony Express, riders had to brave apocalyptic storms, raging rivers, snow-choked mountain passes, and some of the most desolate, beautiful country on earth. To honor the sun-dried memory of those foolhardy horsemen, we dispatched Will Grant and a 16-year-old cowboy prodigy to ride 350 miles in a hurry.
From $30,000 Airbnb rentals to animal sacrifices to 25,000 sometimes-naked umbraphiles, this is the weirdness that went down in the Wyoming resort town leading up to last week's astrological dance
At the gates of Yellowstone, this retailer has learned to embrace the non-local traveler, alongside the hometown expert
After three days working the sales floor at Sunlight Sports, NEMO founder Cam Brensinger walks away with some insights on how brands can better support their retail partners and grow their own business in the process
America will soon be treated to its first total solar eclipse in decades. Here's where to see it.
NEMO founder Cam Brensinger spent three days working the sales floor at Sunlight Sports in Cody, Wyoming, to get back in touch with specialty outdoor retail. In this three-part series, Brensinger and Sunlight Sports owner, Wes Allen, will brainstorm on how specialty outdoor shops and brands can better collaborate and work together for the ultimate health of the outdoor industry
Maybe you don't want to live in a 200-square-foot house full-time, but you wouldn't mind vacationing in one
For a week in March, photographer Ben Kraushaar shadowed the WMI folks as they captured and collared 35 Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep and 220 mule deer throughout Wyoming. From the Red Desert to eastern Greater Yellowstone, Kraushaar documented the steps involved in WMI’s efforts to better understand the migrations and health of these animals.
A new executive order that opens the door to coal mining corporations is shutting off water to the rest of us
In Wyoming's Great Red Desert lies a stretch known as the Great Basin. In this video, Brigham and Hawkins trek out in these harsh conditions to conquer the trail.
The Wyoming state government recently released a study weighing the pros and cons of transferring federal lands to the state. The results were unequivocal: it's a terrible idea.
The best way to see a Yellowstone few people ever do
Our Local Epic is a documentary feature about saving the Clarks Fork of the Yellowstone River from development.
Watch Nine-year-old Nate Pruzan expertly drop into Corbet's Couloir at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort.
For fly-fishing legend Jack Dennis, the things that bring joy to life are pretty straightforward: his family and the Upper Snake River Headwaters in Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Jackson Hole Resort is billed as the hardest inbounds skiing in the United States, and the après-ski scene can get just as rowdy as Corbets Couloir.
No matter how you like to ski or how long you can take off work, we've got the perfect trip in our guide to the best alpine escapes of the season
By this summer, Long Island, New York, photographer Eric Meola will have logged more than 100 days and perhaps as many as 25,000 miles in the Great Plains over the past three years.
Wildfire season is getting longer, scarier, and more dangerous. Here's what you need to know and how to prepare.
Regional airports put you closer to the action and feature great perks. Their biggest downside? Cost. So stop booking with money. And start saving.
If lingering holiday malaise and winter's cold, short days are knocking you off your game, look no further. One of these trips is sure to recharge you.
No two ski resorts are alike. But which one is right for you? We break down more than 30 of North America's best to find the perfect fit.
For those who value quality over quantity of runs
Every winter, the ski and snowboard world lets its hair down at a few marquee events. Here are the ones we're stoked for this season.
Five mountain towns where the skiing and riding are matched by equally entertaining off-the-slopes escapades.
Have rolling ModHaus mobile home, will travel.
One man and his canine pal cover 13,000 miles in 32 states to discover just how strong our relationship is with man's best friend.
The route from Jackson, Wyoming, to Glacier National Park, Montana packs in five national parks and plenty of watering holes.