Outdoors

VANISHED // Climbing Magazine

The first snowfall of the year is usually a beautiful and joyous celebration in the small ski town of Mammoth Lakes in California’s Eastern Sierra, but the early October snow was disheartening for…

How to Beat Altitude Sickness // Backpacker Magazine

  Summit season is upon us. Follow these tips from altitude expert Dr. Pete Clark to stay healthy on your next high-elevation trip. Eat smart The high-altitude diet: more carbs, less fat. Why? It…

Hiking the Headwaters: Finding Flow in the San Joaquin River High Country // KCET.org

    Looking west from the outlet of Thousand Island Lake, Banner Peak looms in the distance creating a backdrop worthy of a postcard. The deep blue alpine water sparkles in the sun…

Great Heights // Montage Magazine

  In early January, climbers Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgensen captivated the world by scaling the Dawn Wall, and extremely smooth, 3,000-foot expanse of rock on Yosemite’s El Capitan. The duo’s 19-day climb…

Dave Turner Flies Like an Eagle // USHGPA Magazine

When Dave Turner landed in Verdi, Nevada last spring, he became the first paraglider to complete a full crossing of the state of California—and he did it solo and unsupported. Thirty days earlier…

Hiking the Giant, Sleeping Giant Provincial Park // Matador Network

ON ANY GIVEN DAY, in Sleeping Giant Provincial Park, you can identify more than 100 species of birds. “Hear that?” Parks Canada’s Greg Stroud asks me. Stopped mid-stride, he sang back to an…

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