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Affordability and Innovation Are Stars of the Show

The 12 Best Watches of SIHH 2018

Our favorites at the show offered high value for the money and pushed the boundaries of mechanical technology.

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Bowhunting the Maroon Bells

Needle in a Haystack

An amateur hunts 700-pound elk in the middle of a vast wilderness. How hard could it be?

Shop Local

The 28 Best Outdoor Stores in America

A handful of online outdoor gear retailers have conquered the world. But throughout America, brick-and-mortar shops remain healthy, vibrant and incredibly important.

Getting High, By Getting High

Mountaineering’s Drug Problem

Are climbers who use prescription medications, supplemental oxygen, or methamphetamines during extreme ascents cheaters or heroes?

Seeking Answers at a World-Class Lake

Why Does America Love Bass Fishing?

Why would a fisherman be content to flip on the tube, sit on the couch, and watch someone else fish? I followed a production crew at the world's best bass lake to find out.

Is the Ossabaw Island Hog Worth Saving?

The Battle for America’s Miracle Pig

The rare breed has been called a delicacy, a pest, and the key to a cure for mankind's worst diseases. Which is it?

Become better on two, by getting up on one

What I Learned at Wheelie University

Learning how to wheelie isn't just for stunting and flossing. It makes you a better rider, and Wheelie University can help.

Dusty Tuckness, Modern Rodeo Clown

The Man Who Backflips Bulls

For five-time World Champion Dusty Tuckness, rodeo bullfighting isn't just saving fallen cowboys from hooves and horns — it's turning the escape into a masterpiece.

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