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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.

Renan Ozturk and Taylor Rees

Climbing Partners

They climbed the 13,770-foot Grand Teton peak on their first date. What'd you do?

Valentine's Day Issue
Floating on Urban Drool

How Kayaking Saved the L.A. River

What's it take to rescue a waterway? Just an out-of-touch governmental agency, a whistleblower's bold move and an unlikely hero's ad hoc, bootleg journey.

25 Best Places to Travel in 2016

The Adventure List

Travel engages us in the small moments — a conversation with a foreign cabbie, the feeling of breathlessness in high altitude. For 2016, these places are where great adventures will take place, and where travelers will be forever changed.

Travel Issue

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