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Between the Lines
The Speed Demons and Selfie Seekers at the Top of the World • More climbers are racing to summit the earth’s tallest peaks. Is the pursuit of records and internet fame breathing new life into mountaineering, or setting the stage for future disaster?
A Dash Will Do • Replacing lost salt is a pillar of sports nutrition, but new research suggests more isn’t always better
Where the Wild Places Are • You don’t think of outdoor adventure when you think of New York City. But there are hidden worlds of natural wonders to explore.
Presents Requested • UNEXPECTED OUTDOOR GIFTS FOR THIS YEAR’S FESTIVITIES
The Ultimate Winter Play Guide • Snow opens up endless adventure opportunities. And there’s no time to hibernate, because it’ll be gone before you know it. So let’s go!
Perfect Ten • The SHREDDERS, climbers, policy-MAKERS, and SCIENTISTS who FOREVER changed THE WAY we VIEW the world
Man in a Can • WITH LAKE MEAD drying up due to drought and climate change, the famous desert reservoir is revealing grisly secrets from the past, including the bodies of people thought to be victims of Las Vegas foul play. MARK SUNDEEN hits Nevada for a freewheeling exploration of dark deeds, a rapidly unfolding apocalypse, and a parched future that will dramatically affect the entire American Southwest.
An Unspoken Bond • DOGSLEDDING IS NO SPORT FOR THE FAINT OF HEART
How to Save Lives, Throw Bombs, and Raise a Family in Paradise on $22.00 an Hour • Last winter a ski-patrollers union in Park City, Utah, made headlines for its standoff against Vail Resorts over wages. The dust has since settled on negotiations, but the conversations they sparked about what ski-industry workers deserve may just be getting started.
Step on the Gas • IN THAT LOW MOMENT WHEN YOU REALIZE AN ADVENTURE ISN’T GOING TO BE WHAT YOU IMAGINED, THERE’S ONLY ONE THING TO DO: CRANK UP THE FART JOKES
We Have Found a Cure! (Sort of…) • This 2017 exploration of high-end spas in Southern California starts with a very memorable chair. But that’s just the beginning of a mind-body trip into a world of massages, juice fasts, vitamin infusions, and “aggressive” colonics that changed our writer forever.
This Chair Is a Little Uncomfortable • Taffy Brodesser-Akner recalls the reporting challenges of plunging into the world of high-end wellness spas
Hilaree Nelson • 1972–2022