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Let’s Go Places
Your Travel Destination Has Been Hit with Serious Trouble. Should You Still Visit? • We often write off a country or region in the wake of a government upheaval or natural disaster. Turns out that may be the best time to go.
Force for Nature • A new film by Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin chronicles the life of KRISTINE TOMPKINS, one of the world’s most influential conservationists
I Feel Like Going Home • A native Mississippian who grew up during the dying years of Jim Crow journeyed north as a young man to pursue life as a writer and scholar. Fate brought him back, and he fell in love with a troubled part of the state known around the world: the Delta.
Sizzle Lean • Grass-fed beef is less fatty, making outdoor grilling a challenge. Here’s everything you need to know.
My Flashlight Is Dead • Long live the headlamp, fanny pack of the face
To Clip or Not to Clip • The founder of Rocket Ramps takes on a Pinkbike senior editor in the never-ending battle between flats and clipless pedals
Don’t Hold Your Breath • First there was altitude training. Then it was heat training. Now it’s… pollution training?
This Is the DAWNING of the AQUARIUS TRAIL • It took 20 years of planning to open a new 190-mile bikepacking hut system in southern Utah’s spectacular wilderness, but the entrepreneur behind the effort is onto something big. STEPHANIE PEARSON saddles up.
Access and Resources: What You Need to Know to Ride the Aquarius Trail
DAMN IT FEELS GOOD TO BE A LISTER • Peter Kaestner has traveled the world on an adventure-filled quest to become the first person to see 10,000 bird species. Ornithologist Jessie Williamson hitched a ride on a rollicking South American mission that involved land, sea, and (you guessed it) air.
Slough Slogging • A NATURE WALK THROUGH FLORIDA’S TREASURED SWAMP
Lessons from Long Lost Lake • WHEN YOUR BIG ANNUAL TRIP IS ALWAYS TO THE SAME SPOT, YOU LEARN THINGS THAT REALLY MATTER. LIKE HOW TO HIT YOUR BROTHER IN THE FACE WITH A FISH.
Did You Smell the Dirt Befor You Left Home? • Right out of college, LEATH TONINO traveled to Antarctica to experience the frozen landscape of his childhood exploration heroes. The daily routine was a bit dull—shoveling snow for the U.S. government—but then something magical happened: he found a pair of skinny skis.
Is That All You Got? • Meteor showers—make that “meteor sprinkles”—had been letting MARY ROACH down for years. In this night-sky adventure from 2008, blazing celestial bodies were given one last chance.
Stars—They’re Just Like Us