Back in the 1990s, Bill Clinton was president, alternative music was all the rage, and the Zebra was the mussel du jour of the Great Lakes. In the mussel community, it’s quite gauche to tear apart the native ecosystem one small link at a time over the span of several [...]
During the halcyon days of the dot com boom, a few bicycle aficionados from Seattle invented the novel sport of bike polo. It’s a unique cocktail of different sports and attitudes: the urban aggressiveness of street basketball, the DIY aesthetics, all of which was affixed to the upper crust skeleton [...]
On Jan. 18, Officers Samuel Carter and Brent Curnow of the Boulder Police Department in Colorado were arrested in connection with a suspicion shooting death that occurred on New Year’s Day.
As the Great Cornholio put it, “Heh heh, fire!”. There are plenty of backpackers that hate cooking, and will go to great lengths never to have to heat up a meal. Some adventure racers looking to save weight will bring nothing but energy bars, trailmix, dried fruits, and candy so [...]
In 2010, President Obama signed a piece of legislation which revoked a more than two decades’ old ban on firearms in national parks. For the last two years, that law has been active, allowing gun owners to carry their firearms legally throughout our National Parks.
For hundreds of years the Silk Road served as a trade route between Europe and Asia, opening early commerce between numerous cultures and countries. For generations it facilitated international trade for a major portion of the world
In 1988, a team of rescuers managed to safely extricate three California Grey whales trapped in a treacherous ice flow off the coast of the North Pole. This real-life incident was the inspiration for Big Miracle, a motion picture starring Drew Barrymore that was released last year.
Rappelling (known by the German word “abseil” in much of the world) is often boring — though it’s one of the most important things you will do as a climber. The majority of climbing accidents occur during the rappel, so make sure you do it right.
Viewing bears in nature is a magnificent experience, especially for photographers. These powerful, yet majestic, creatures seen in the natural environment is a once in a lifetime opportunity.