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Between the Lines
Nick Offerman Gets Down to Earth • HONEST-TO-GOD ADVICE ON HOW TO ENJOY NATURE, FROM AN ACTOR-COMEDIAN-AUTHOR-CANOE-BUILDER WHO GREW UP ON A FARM AND TAKES ROCK STARS RAFTING
Crossing the Line • KIT THAT EXCELS BOTH IN-BOUNDS AND BEYOND THE ROPES
Slide Rulers • REIGN OVER THE SLOPES WITH THESE EXACTING TOOLS
Get Your Kicks • COZY, TECHNICAL FOOTWEAR THAT WILL HAVE YOU DANCING IN THE FLURRIES
Thin Ice • SKATE SAFELY DOWN SNOWY HIGHWAYS
Sweater Weather • LET’S HAVE AN ADVENTURE—AND LOOK GOOD DOING IT
Breaking Barriers • PHOTOGRAPHER SOPHIE STAFFORD SHOWS HOW MARTIAL ARTS IS CHANGING YOUNG GIRLS’ LIVES IN A REFUGEE CAMP
Safety First • IMPORTANT PRECAUTIONS FOR ADOPTING BLOOD-FLOW-RESISTANCE TRAINING
Main Squeeze • IS BLOOD-FLOW RESTRICTION THE FUTURE OF PERFORMANCE?
Bringing Up Balto • KEEP YOUR DOG SAFE AND COZY THIS WINTER
Sticky Fingers • SWAP THOSE GU PACKETS FOR NATURE’S OWN ENERGY BOOST—MAPLE SYRUP
Opposites Attract • BUILD MUSCLE AND REDUCE RISK OF INJURY WITH THIS ECCENTRIC-STRENGTH ROUTINE
See You Out There • Our experts sought out epic adventures in every landscape, from new desert outposts to off-the-grid wellness retreats, with plenty of trails, beaches, and base camps to fill up your 2022 travel calendar. Be flexible, plan smart, and let these 30 escapes inspire you.
Come with Us on an Adventure of a Lifetime
This Is the Place • The grandeur of the Great Salt Lake stopped Brigham Young in his tracks and inspired John Muir to jump in for a swim. Yet now it’s in danger of disappearing, sucked dry by agriculture, climate change, and suburban lawns. Many Utahns would just as soon pave it, but as BILL GIFFORD learned during a yearlong exploration, there’s beauty and natural splendor here that deserves to live on.
The Deep End • FOR AS FAR BACK AS SHE CAN REMEMBER, MARDI FULLER GREW UP IN A WORLD OF SWIMMING LESSONS AND SWIM TEAMS, WHICH WAS UNUSUAL FOR A DAUGHTER OF JAMAICAN IMMIGRANTS. WHY THE EMPHASIS ON WATER! BECAUSE OF A MYSTERIOUS DROWNING THAT HAUNTED HER FAMILY'S PAST.
The World’s Most Dangerous Mountains • Each year an estimated 300,000 smugglers, known as kolbars, haul millions of pounds of contraband from Iraq to Iran over the 14,000-foot peaks of the Zagros Mountains. More than 50 of them will die—shot dead, killed in accidents, or freezing to death—and countless more will be arrested and imprisoned. ALEX PERRY travels to Iraqi Kurdistan to investigate the roots of a trade that all but defies comprehension.