“He watched as gravity took hold of the dislodged snow, sending it down the hill. The enormous white wall was sliding in his direction.”
One Hiker’s Peak of Desperation
“He got lost climbing a 13,000-foot mountain. Could his family, his friends and a bartender named Destiny save his life?”
Cold and Alone on Engle Peak
How rescuers saved a Bonners Ferry man and his 16-year-old daughter after a ski accident in Montana’s backcountry.
Maintaining Mental Health as a Rescuer in the Grand Tetons
“What was important was that each of us had been there; we all, in another way, had blood on our hands—we had all shared the same experiences. We needed each other.”
'He Opened My Eyes to the Idea that Running Is Humankind's First Fine Art'
In 2006, Christopher McDougall set off on an adventure in search of the Tarahumara Indians, a reclusive running tribe in the Copper Canyons of Mexico. On that journey, later to be chronicled in McDougall’s book, Born to Run (and also later documented in a 2012 New York Times story by Barry Bearak), McDougall befriended the […]