The New Boss

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is in control of policy for public lands across the West and he will be taking the heat in battles over everything from oil exploration to new wilderness areas. Just two months into his appointment, this 5th generation Hispanic Colorado rancher is already proving refreshingly different than the old boss.

Torreys Peak

Haul your skis or snowboard to the top of this prominent I-70 14er and hope there's enough juice left in your legs to enjoy the long ride down.

New Highs

The AMGA claims the first U.S. mountain guide program to gain international endorsement.

Dialed Out

Is there a point when you should carry your cell phone in the wild? Ask your significant other.

To Gym or Not to Gym?

Two outdoor enthusiasts debate the merits of exercising indoors.

Gear Solutions: The Answers to Your Gear Needs

The Need: A warm resort shell that’s light enough for athletic turns. The Answer: Arc’teryx’s...