Conservationists Would Really Like People to Stop Throwing Banana Peels on the Ground
Banana peels don't "quickly disappear" at high altitudes; it can take years for a single peel to decompose.
I Conquered My Debt to Hike the Pacific Crest Trail
I felt more in the four months I was on the trail than I had in the 20-plus years that came before then. But to realize my dream, it took an education in frugality to claw me out of financial ruin.
America's National Parks Are Being Ruined by Human Poop
How number two has become problem number one in some of our most beautiful public lands.
Working at a National Park Teaches You Confidence and Perseverance
I spent six months with the Backcountry Trails Program in Kings Canyon National Park and it was wild.
How to Not Die
The Easiest Way to Make a Useful First-Aid Kit
Whether you're going hiking or chopping onions, this kit will help if you do something stupid.
13 Ways to Make Winter Camping Suck Less
Done right, it's actually better than summer camping.
Following a Google Map to Nowhere Is Easy. Getting Out Is Hard
The connected map, the GPS dot, is a different sense of safety than the static map.
This Norwegian Candy Bar Is Superior to the Kit Kat
Don't @ me.
The VICE Guide to Right Now
Some Dickhead Vandalized Norway's 'Penis Rock'
Crowdfunders want you to donate some kroner to save the boner.
Maggie Chiang’s Dreamy Paintings Explore a Miniature Watercolor World
The LA artist navigates the beauty of her surroundings with intentional forms and calming washes of color.
Guess What, Inventory Management Is Surprisingly Hard While Climbing the Himalayas
When what you put in your pack means actual life or death, min-maxing takes on new meaning.
You'd Be Less Tired If You Took Your Ass Outside
All that light tells your body to wake up.