Wild Places

Dawn Schillinger   I think about wild places – mountains, rivers, trails – the way most people think about old lovers....

Blog, Reader Stories, Water Sports

Hiking Alone

Rebekah Doyle I am a woman. I am a hiker. I often hike alone. For years I was too afraid to hike alone. I...

Running

Only Half Crazy

Bernadette Wayne I need to prove that I can: “If you can run a 10K, you can run a half,” they said. My...

Running

The Benefits And Downsides Of Barefoot Running

Because you’ve been wearing shoes most of your life and your feet are weak, this will take years—not...

Blog

Who’s Afraid of the Dark?

Mountainfilm Festival in Telluride is not afraid of the dark. This year at Mountainfilm (a film festival...

Blog

Nepal Earthquake: How You Can Help

The earthquake in Nepal has devastated the region. Here’s a look at what happened and how you can help....