Recreation

Hunters and anglers organize against land transfers
Hunters and anglers organize against land transfers
Sixty-nine percent of hunters in the 11 Western states rely on public lands for the sport.
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.
Travel planning theatrics
Quiet users lose out in a debate over a Colorado land swap
Fighting the wind on a Montana camping trip
Fighting the wind on a Montana camping trip
If you want to be driven crazy by the wind, try canoeing and camping on Montana's Marias River.
Hunting deer on a mountain bike
Hunting deer on a mountain bike
Two friends go on a fossil-fuel-free deer hunt using mountain bikes.
Trampled by tourists
Arizona's loved-to-death Fossil Creek experienced a record-breaking summer season
Nibbled to death by neighbors: the future of public lands?
Access to public land is disappearing throughout the West and officials lack funds to hold back the onslaught
Rhetoric around wolves clouds reality
Some hot-heads want to eradicate wolves, but data indicate they are far from the majority
Out stealing rocks from special places
Out stealing rocks from special places
The author leaves no trace -- but sometimes leaves with a trace of local geology in his pocket.
A tale of two maulings
Hot pepper, not hot lead, may be a hunter’s best choice for grizzly defense
Calories and economics on public lands
Two more reasons to love public lands -- they burn fat and create jobs.
Time to get serious about fun!
We need more young Americans having fun in the Great Outdoors