An illustrated timeline follows the development of professional Grand Canyon river rafting.
by Cindy Wehling and Stephanie Ogburn,
May 04, 2010
Proposals to make dangerous rapids safer rouse controversy among avid river-users.
by Sarah Gilman,
Oct 17, 2010
After conquering rocks, trails and mountains, weekend
warriors have found a new hobby: Climbing the West’s big
by Morgan Heim,
Apr 14, 2008
In Contact: Mountain Climbing and Environmental Thinking,
Jeffrey Mathes McCarthy has assembled 23 essays from a wide range
by Sylvia Torti,
May 12, 2008
Is it possible to buy a new mountain bike without buying tons of other stuff?
by David Feela,
Jul 07, 2011
A formerly fearless outdoorswoman becomes unexpectedly wary once she becomes the mother of two children.
by Laura Pritchett,
May 11, 2010
A retired geophysicist named Jim Smith successfully challenges Arizona's Coconino National Forest on access fees.
by Daniel Kraker,
Jul 05, 2011
Urban sprawl helps spur new efforts at compromise in managing state trust lands.
by Nathan Rice,
Jun 21, 2011
The CEOs of two outdoor-recreation-based companies favor strong legislation to stave off climate change, not just to save the planet but to help the economy.
by Steve Rendle and Mike Kaplan,
Nov 12, 2009
Westerners have a knack for new and innovative thinking, such as: Redefining rancher politics, A rediscovered renewable, Creating public nooks and crannies and more.
by Marty Durlin, Ray Ring, Sandra Tassel, Sarah Gilman, Terray Sylvester, Jennifer Anderson ,
Mar 13, 2009