Recreation

After a ski patroller’s death, a flurry of questions
After a ski patroller’s death, a flurry of questions
Forest Service permitting issues complicate a southwestern Colorado tragedy
Six decades of river exploration
Six decades of river exploration
Review of “Downstream Toward Home” by Oliver A. Houck.
Descent into an ice-age bonebed in Wyoming
Descent into an ice-age bonebed in Wyoming
The giant pit may hold clues about the demise of the West’s ancient megafauna.
Scars of an unfinished ski area
Scars of an unfinished ski area
The proposed Bitterroot ski resort in Montana remains unfinished, entangled in financial and environmental problems.
Slippery science: avalanche prediction still tricky
Upcoming models advance avalanche science by factoring in individual snowflake type
Crowd control and wilderness redux at Yosemite's Half Dome
How should a popular hike be managed to maintain wilderness character?
Exploring the myths of the Yellowstone supervolcano
Despite doomsday predictions, the Yellowstone caldera not due for an eruption
"The Way Home: Returning to our National Parks"
A new film follows African American seniors in Yosemite, raising awareness of national parks among people of color
Boy Scout habitat takes a hit in Idaho
The Idaho Panhandle National Forest is in retreat over its longstanding support for the Mallard-Larkin Wilderness
When an avalanche comes calling
When an avalanche comes calling
Some backcountry skiers are triggering avalanches without regard for those who might be skiing below them.
Nothing to lose but your leash
Nothing to lose but your leash
When did human beings become slaves to their dogs, required to take them everywhere, even cross-country skiing?
Tourism creates jobs, but it's still a mixed bag
The White House promotes tourism as economic boon, but many positions are low wage
Target shooting on public lands should be regulated
Impacts on saguaros point to need for rules