High Country News March 18, 2013
A journalism professor kayaks alone for nearly 1,000 miles, dealing with difficult seas, icebergs, orcas and bears.
A desert hiker finds a lot to like in little-known Bureau of Land Management gems.
With demographic shifts, trendy activities like wildlife viewing and kayaking are increasing faster than traditional activities like hunting and backpacking.
Retirees and interns donate millions of hours in national parks, and get to know the parks intimately.
To attract more customers and revenue, many Western tribal casinos are adding resort hotels, golf, spas and fancy restaurants.
“The Trees of San Francisco” walks you through a unique urban forest that has hundreds of species from around the world.
When a state tries to erase towns from the official highway map, a lot is at stake.
Editor’s note for HCN’s second annual special issue on travel in the West describes some quirky personal trips.
The next issue of HCN will be out April 15; reprint of corrected mountain lion deaths chart
A father understands what’s gained by taking his kids deep into the backcountry again and again as they’re growing up.
The Western landscape is full of arousing features.