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  • Grand Canyon River Guides

    Grand Canyon River Guides

    An illustrated timeline follows the development of professional Grand Canyon river rafting.

  • Taming the River Wild

    Taming the River Wild

    Proposals to make dangerous rapids safer rouse controversy among avid river-users.

  • Taking to the Trees

    After conquering rocks, trails and mountains, weekend warriors have found a new hobby: Climbing the West’s big trees.

  • Words that mountains speak

    In Contact: Mountain Climbing and Environmental Thinking, Jeffrey Mathes McCarthy has assembled 23 essays from a wide range of authors.

  • Shifting gears to a brave new world of Lycra

    Shifting gears to a brave new world of Lycra

    Is it possible to buy a new mountain bike without buying tons of other stuff?

  • Little doses of danger

    Little doses of danger

    A formerly fearless outdoorswoman becomes unexpectedly wary once she becomes the mother of two children.

  • A fee-dodging retiree forces a national forest to rethink access charges

    A fee-dodging retiree forces a national forest to rethink access charges

    A retired geophysicist named Jim Smith successfully challenges Arizona's Coconino National Forest on access fees.

  • States work conservation into trust lands management

    States work conservation into trust lands management

    Urban sprawl helps spur new efforts at compromise in managing state trust lands.

  • Climate change threatens our livelihoods -- and yours

    Climate change threatens our livelihoods -- and yours

    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.

  • INNOVATE, Part III

    INNOVATE, Part III

    Westerners have a knack for new and innovative thinking, such as: Redefining rancher politics, A rediscovered renewable, Creating public nooks and crannies and more.

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