Yesterday, Epic TV conducted a Skype interview with legendary free skier, Glen Plake and his wife, Kimberly yesterday. By Yoon Kim
Here’s what’s going on: chunks of glaciers several times the size of Manhattan are ripping free from Greenland; what can change from solid to liquid in the Arctic is rapidly doing so; 2012 is on track to become the hottest year ever in the lower 48.
Bears are the vagabond mooches of the wilderness, always sniffing at opportunities to invite themselves over for some human grub. Other times, bears exert theirsense of entitlement by simply taking
For two decades ending in the 1940′s, a man named Israel McDaniel lived in an Ozark cave. I had the opportunity to visit his place of residence about 30 years ago.
In the olden times, outdoorsy types had to rely on extra training and tools unique to their pursuits. Camping in the woods meant bringing a
Dissecting Oregon and Washington, the Columbia River Gorge is one of most breathtaking hiking spots in the Pacific Northwest. But unfortunately, the incredible natural beauty of Multnomah Falls, the gorge’s most well-known feature, can sometimes be overshadowed by a massive amount of cars in the parking lot and crowded trail [...]
This past weekend was a deadly one in the Himalaya where at least nine climbers lost their lives in an avalanche on Manaslu, the eighth
A month after running across the Rockies, Kevin Fonger of Active Gear Review put together a list of tips for Gore-Tex Trans Rockies run successfully. In today’s running world, the standard marathon has become all too common, leaving many runners looking for a race that sets them apart from
Let’s paint a scenario. You’re walking through a beautiful forest (possibly with a loved one by your side), when you stumble upon a ramshackle hut
Of all the critters one may encounter in the woods, ticks are among the most dreaded. The Centers for Disease Control lists 10 different diseases carried and spread by American ticks alone,
A unique new endurance race is scheduled to get underway Sunday, September 23 as runners take to the starting line for the inaugural Grand to Grand Ultra. The seven day event will pit some of the top long distance runners in the world against one another on a 168 mile [...]
How do you get more men to join yoga classes? Change the name, give the instructor a paint gun, make sure there’s bacon and/or beer, and use bear rugs instead of yoga mats. Bam.
There are times when the phrase “the cutting edge” should be taken literally. It’s easy to become enamored with the wide variety of blades that
History has not been kind to the American bison. Though as many as 40 million bison roamed the Great Plains when European explorers first arrived, the herds were decimated in the centuries that followed. By 1900, only 1,000
Most experienced hikers know the 10 essentials by heart, but the list of outdoor gear that can save your life is certainly not exhaustive. Before
Back in the summer of ’04, I lived in Yosemite Valley as a climbing and hiking bum while working in the uber-fancy Ahwahnee Hotel, cleaning up people’s trash andeating
I become a trifle nauseated at the thought of people hauling their electronic gizmos into the woods. The entire point of the exercise revolves around escaping modern society, even if just for a little while.
Most outdoorsy folks don’t know the differences between regulations imposed by national parks, national forests and state parks. It’s usually not a big deal unless you’re a dog lover, recreational shooter, or multi-day camper.
The world’s best endurance athletes are descending on France this week where they are preparing to take part in the 2012 Adventure Racing World Championship. The race officially gets underway on Saturday when 73 coed teams of four, from 30 nations, will set out on an epic eight day adventure