Books

Writer John Branch on Death in the Backcountry // Adventure Journal

John Branch was working as a manager at Costco when his wife suggested that he go to journalism school. He liked Costco, and says he’d work there again if he needed a job,…

In ‘Nerve,’ Eva Holland Boldly Investigates Fear // Sierra Magazine

  Eva Holland is in the middle of a 10-day backcountry canoe trip on the Stikine River in northwestern British Columbia when she gets the news she’s dreaded her entire life—her mother has…

‘Limits of the Known’ Explores a Life of Adventure // Outside Online

When David Roberts first climbed in Alaska, in 1963, he felt what he describes as a “wistful sorrow” that he was unable to explore an unmapped region like the British explorer Eric Shipton…

The Art of Adventure Writing // REI Co-op Journal

With an impressive list of mentees, including Alex Honnold and Jon Krakauer, and 29 books under his belt, David Roberts is nothing short of a legend. Here, he sheds light on the evolution of…

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