Meet Annie Reickert, the 18-year-old Maui charger Paige Alms is mentoring in the Jaws lineup and beyond.
Some farmers, anglers and chefs are providing food for their communities during the time of COVID-19.
How discarded plastic fishing nets found their way into our hat brims.
A photographer learns what it means to be an ally while on assignment on Gwich’in lands.
This is the story of how Bureo locked arms with Patagonia to keep 71,000 pounds of discarded fishing net waste out of the ocean each year by putting it into our hat brims. Introducing the traceable, 100% recycled NetPlus®.
A bikepacking expedition inspired by one of North America’s most iconic landscapes, and the American Prairie Reserve’s audacious effort to restore it.
To save our home planet we must fall in love with it. What’s holding us back?
“This whole process of virtual public hearings during a global crisis is an injustice to my community.”
And why you should do it now.
If you don’t get what you came for, be sure to enjoy the ride.
Last November, Fitz Caldwell (age 6) finished his first multipitch climb, Sunnyside Bench in Yosemite National Park. He did it with his dad, Tommy.
Exploring South America’s public lands on foot.
A Sierra trip with good light and only one case of altitude sickness.
Making face masks in the time of COVID-19: when “breathable face fabric” takes on a whole new meaning.
Building a house to withstand winter.
After years of dreaming, Nick Russell and Christian Pondella complete a clean descent on Mount Morrison in the Eastern Sierra.
Young farmers learn what it means to do essential work during a global crisis.
In Coyhaique, Chile, the ghosts of resource extraction may offer a path toward a new recreation-based future.
River snorkeling’s miserable beauty.
The fish’s struggle for survival is a fight not only for itself but for the health of the planet. An excerpt from Salmon: A Fish, the Earth, and the History of Their Common Fate.
Arturo Pugno, a fisherman in the Italian Alps, is the last known practitioner of an ancient style of flyfishing remarkable for its pure simplicity.
Three moms share the details.
Join Kimi Werner on her journey in Lessons from Jeju, where she learns about motherhood, culture, diving and providing from South Korea’s mothers of sea, the haenyeo. “The world doesn’t seem to embrace how badass motherhood is,” says Kimi.
Jasmin Caton worried having twins might slow down her life in the mountains. Then she remembered what her parents did with her.
Kimi Werner takes a journey to Jeju Island for lessons in motherhood, culture, diving and providing from South Korea’s “women of the sea” aka the haenyeo.
Captain Liz Clark’s been self-isolating aboard her sailboat Swell since 2005; here she provides her experiences and insight for navigating isolation during a pandemic.
Perched in the Himalaya and once accessible only by trail, India’s Zanskar region has remained largely free of Western influences for over 2,000 years. That could all change as a new highway brings a wave of instant globalization.
Ways you can keep up the fight for our planet, and feel less alone.
A bona fide American hemp farmer/entrepreneur shares his stash.
As the world grapples with the effects of the pandemic, climate activists continue to fight for our future.
How Belinda Baggs went from an ‘armchair’ activist to the front lines.
After surviving calamity in British Columbia’s Coast Mountains, a few skiers return to COVID-19.
Rolando Garibotti looks back at a lifetime spent in Patagonia and forward to the generation following in his footsteps.
Tommy Caldwell's first trip to Patagonia
Colin Haley on the experience of soloing the Supercanaleta
Kate Rutherford Remembers the North Pillar of Fitz Roy
Photo Essay: Waiting for the Wild on Oregon’s North Coast
Welcome to Ian Walsh’s Menehune Mayhem.
Greg Long, Al Mackinnon and Pete Geall’s dusty search for uncrowded perfection at Location Redacted.
Feature: Squeaky Wheels, Wild Fish and Carrot Sticks
The path to more fruitful farming.
Donald Sanderson launched the country’s first mandatory curbside recycling program in Woodbury, New Jersey, in 1980. The recycling landscape has since changed. A lot. Is it still worthwhile?
“That comfort, the ability to feel like you’re not stepping outside of some boundary; It’s not like, ‘Do I belong here?’ No, this is where I’m supposed to be.”
Luke Nelson's FKT on the Wasatch Ultimate Ridge Linkup.
After a century of conflict on the Columbia between salmon and dams, the fates of these two iconic energy systems are now intertwined.
Best job in the world?
This is a test to grow our clothes differently.
For this climber, good food is activism.
Guri Bigham has been a free spirit from an early age.
With oceans getting warmer and more acidic, a group of divers are planting baby corals to restore the dying coral reefs.
Welcoming Back the ‘Welcoming Noise’ Near the Arctic Circle
Southeast Alaskans are on the front line of the fight to protect the Tongass National Forest from logging.
There’s nothing more important than having waves a few minutes away.
Jocelyn Torres of Conservation Lands Foundation on the power of grassroots lobbying and voting for public lands.
Changing our dynamics with the mountains can help us be in them longer, and appreciate them more.
Who gets hypothermia on purpose? This guy.
Can a cotton T-shirt really help stop the climate crisis?
We protect what we love.
When Vince Anderson took a break from alpine climbing, his mountaineering attitude manifested itself in a single-speed hardtail, on which he’s won some of the sport’s most grueling races.
In 2019, after a record Colorado avalanche season bulldozed millions of trees, a team of avalanche experts rallied to collect as much information as possible from these 300-year-old keepers of time.
Justice for the most polluted neighborhood in Los Angeles.
The Slickrock Trail, in Moab, Utah, is one of the most popular mountain bike rides in the world. Now, under a recent BLM decision, it could also be opening to oil and gas drilling.