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  • Solace among the Crazies

    Solace among the Crazies

    A hike in Montana's Crazy Mountains eases the pain and worry of cancer treatments.

  • Books for lonely times

    Books for lonely times

    When you're camped all alone in the wilderness, there is nothing like a book to bring you comfort.

  • Great Old Broads celebrate 20 years of hiking and advocacy

    Great Old Broads celebrate 20 years of hiking and advocacy

    Describing themselves as "the junkyard dogs of the environmental movement," the women of Great Old Broads for Wilderness have spent 20 looking out for the wild lands they love.

  • Solo journeys, life lessons

    In the nine essays gathered in her new book, Hiking Alone, poet and artist Mary Beath celebrates nature from the point of view of an independent woman.

  • An empty canyon full of everything

    Seth Shteir goes looking for birds and finds all kinds of wonderful things in a little-known corner of northeastern Nevada known as Lamoille Canyon.

  • Remembering our wildness

    In The Animal Dialogues, Colorado author Craig Childs writes of chance encounters with wild animals.

  • In the presence of stones

    Charles Finn discovers a place of power, inside a circle of stones.

  • The good and bad of peak-bagging

    Steven Albert – like John Muir before him – loves the thrill of climbing fourteeners, even if it’s sometimes a guilty pleasure.

  • Peak bagging and how to avoid it

    Steven Albert – like John Muir before him – loves the thrill of climbing fourteeners, even if it’s sometimes a guilty pleasure.

  • Extreme commuters are maybe even you and me

    Alison James may not be an extreme commuter, but she certainly drives more than she wishes she had to.

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