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  • Live fee or die

    Live fee or die

    User fees for public land keep rising, even as campground hours and services are cut.

  • Little doses of danger

    Little doses of danger

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

  • Grand Canyon River Guides

    Grand Canyon River Guides

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

  • The Secret Lives of River  Guides

    The Secret Lives of River Guides

    Every spring, Grand Canyon boatmen meet for an educational seminar -- and a rousing good time.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • The lands less traveled are a treat

    The National Landscape Conservation System allows adventurous tourists to experience beautiful, remote landscapes far from the nearest souvenir store.



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

  • Words that mountains speak

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

  • Taking to the Trees

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

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