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  • Where’s the remote

    Jeff Osgood says that too many Americans would rather watch the outdoors on TV than explore it with their own two feet.

  • When you’re wrong, you’re wrong

    Josh Nichols moves past his own prejudices to discover that mountain bikers can successfully share the great outdoors with ATVers.

  • Sometimes the priceless really is priceless

    Ed Quillen questions the market-driven approach to valuing wilderness.

  • Natural diversity

    Wayne Hare, a black park ranger, talks about the importance of diversity for the future of the West

  • Our public lands should reflect white, black and brown

    Wayne Hare, a black park ranger, talks about the importance of diversity for the future of the West.

  • Fees have become a public-lands shakedown

    Ted Williams says charging fees to use public lands is worse than extortion.

  • Mortal fear and a state of wild grace

    In The Ice Cave: A Woman’s Adventures from the Mojave to the Antarctic, Lucy Jane Bledsoe chases her own wild fears across the landscape in search of a state of grace.

  • I fell into a burning ring of fire

    There’s nothing like a campfire to soothe and lift the soul

  • Leave the wheels out of wilderness

    As enjoyable as mountain biking is, bikes simply don’t belong in the wilderness, partly because the faster you travel through a place, the smaller – and tamer – that place begins to seem.

  • Energy workers, union members protest drilling

    In Wyoming, oil and gas workers and the Wyoming AFL-CIO have joined environmentalists, ranchers and homeowners in protesting the sale of energy leases in the Wyoming Range of Bridger-Teton National Forest

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