If you’re looking for me this weekend, I’ll be curled up with Discover Canada – 100 Inspiring Outdoor Adventures, dreaming about my next adventure.
Okay, maybe you read the abrasively titled story in Mother Jones (“Lay Off the Almond Milk, You Ignorant Hipsters”) and maybe you didn’t. The premise was that (a) almond milk is ridiculously expensive, and (b) eating almonds is better for you than drinking almond milk. This isn’t exactly groundbreaking investigative journalism—we know it’s expensive, and […]
Well, women must be doing something right. The web lit up this week with stories about the last living people who were born in the 1800s—all women. And three of the five live in the United States. It’s remarkable to think about what these women have witnessed in their lives. They were born before the […]
If you haven’t yet discovered Southern Colorado’s San Juan Mountains, it is time. The San Juans in the winter offer the perfect combination of terrific powder snow and bluebird sunny days, and the mountains are by far the state’s most beautiful. The jagged, high elevation peaks are the jewel of the Rockies and are the […]
As you ring in the New Year and put your 2015 calendar up, it’s time to recap some of the wonderful and memorable moments of 2014. This year three Nepalese climbers made history as the first all-female team to summit K2 on the 60th anniversary of the first successful summit bid. American snowboarder Jamie Anderson […]
These are not just your everyday life hacks—how to open a bottle of wine without an opener, how to start a campfire with Doritos, how to make your kids’ lunches look like a Disney character. These, my friends, are Super Hacks. These three Super Hacks are guaranteed to transform your life in a meaningful way. […]
471 pages of full-color, glossy photographs, maps, and information about 58 of the National Parks in the United States
You would probably be surprised to hear that nearly half of all the skateboarders in a country are female. But you would be shocked to learn that the country is Afghanistan, where Skateistan founders say that skateboarding has become the biggest sport for girls. In a country where the gender gap is extreme, these skateboarding […]
Teaching The Cat To Sit is, ultimately, a story about mothers and daughters.
The organizers of the Sheffield Adventure Film Festival in the U.K. noted that last year just one-fifth of the submissions were films made by or featuring women. So this year, they are making a concerted effort to change that demographic, by featuring special contests and categories for women. The deadlines to submit are right away, […]
When tragedy strikes, Jeff Alt leads his wife Beth into the wilderness of the John Muir Trail for 16 days.