Feature profile of Dr. Jesse Leaman and his metamorphosis from able-bodied athlete to quadriplegic college student to astrophysicist.
The story of how the climber and writer Doug Robinson sparked an environmental revolution in Yosemite Valley.
A profile of and long-form interview with climber and Academy Award winner Alex Honnold about his foundation's sustainable development efforts.
Profile of Peter Mayfield, a pioneer in nature-based therapy for youth, and the former Chief Guide of the Yosemite School of Mountaineering.
A remembrance of the late Fred Beckey and an analysis of how climbing's folkloric tradition imbued his legend.
Combining travel journalism and profile, this feature-length inquiry explores the Norwegian concept of friluftsliv, as seen through the eyes of professional skijorer Karoline Conradi Øksnevad.
Profile of West Virginia's cross country skiing impresario, Chip Chase.
Feature profile of Alpinist Magazine’s editor-in-chief, Katie Ives, and her influence on mountain literature. Also a review of her book,...
Profile of David Beck, the founder of the Sierra High Route, the classic skiing route across the Sierra Nevada range.
A search to uncover the true story of the late mountaineer Don Jensen's life.
An essay/profile teasing out the late Michael Strassman's views on sustainable adventure, or majesty, and ambitious, risk-taking mountaineering, or glory.
THE AUTHOR AND FORAGER Euell Theophilus Gibbons once served as the folksy face of Grape-Nuts, the breakfast cereal that contains neither...
An remembrance of Jennifer Ridgeway, the mastermind behind the look and feel -- and outsize influence -- of the Patagonia Catalog.
A feature profile of the prolific author-climber-explorer, David Roberts.
An inquiry into the psychological and biological causes of Michigan attorney Richard Jerome Levine's 2003 suicide in a Michigan trout stream.
A 5,200-word profile of Joshua Tree National Park and its superintendent, David Smith.