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Between the Lines
Norway Knows Best • Want to raise kids who love the outdoors? Try a little friluftsliv.
Back to the Land • Why did superstar chef ILIANA REGAN leave her wildly successful Chicago restaurant to open a bed-and-breakfast in the middle of nowhere?
The Difficult Downclimb of Mason Earle • When one of the world’s best crack climbers was grounded by chronic fatigue syndrome—a mysterious illness with disabling symptoms that can include a mix of confusion, headaches, and sensory overload—his life became an uphill struggle just to feel human again.
Buff Love • Our gear director explains why his trusty neck tube is a go-to pick (right after underwear)
Most Valuable Layers • Which is better: a couple of pieces that capably do the job, or an array of options for dialed-in performance?
Chili Weather • A robust and delicious way to enda day on the slopes
Take a Wellness Trip • Whether you’re determined to embrace a healthier diet or finally ride that moun-tain bike you bought during the pandemic, wellness-focused getaways can help bring those good intentions to fruition. Here are two dozen travel-focused ideas designed to do just that.
Make It Stick • HEALTHY HABITS ARE HARD TO MAINTAIN. WE SENT FIVE WRITERS ON LONG-OVERDUE QUESTS FOR SELF-IMPROVEMENT.
A Mountain Caller Her Home • In 1976, Nanda Devi Unsoeld, the daughter of legendary alpinist Willi Unsoeld, died while climbing the massive Himalayan peak for which she was named. Decades later, friends, family, and surviving expedition members offer new insights into what went wrong during this controversial adventure, shedding light on an enigmatic young woman who lived without limits.
What Wendell Taught Me • AFTER DECADES OF DREAMING ABOUT PERFORMING THE WORKS OF AUTHOR WENDELL BERRY, I FINALLY GOT MY SHOT—AND REALIZED I WASN’T WORTHY. IT WAS THE MOST IMPORTANT THING HE TAUGHT ME YET.
Let’s Go Fly a Kite • A FESTIVAL OF PAPER AND STRING IN INDIA BRIDGES CULTURAL DIVIDES
The Once and Future Dirtbag • After more than a decade in the spotlight as a Hollywood star, Jason Momoa cooked up a TV project that lets him do what he loves most: climb gnarly cliffs alongside his BFF, Chris Sharma
The Brief, Wondrous Life of Little Leo • When Leo Babler was born with a rare and deadly genetic disorder, his parents reshaped their lives, moving to the mountains, building out an adventure van, and making sure their son experienced the most beautiful wild places in the country during the time they had
Skating Home Backward • In this wetland-restoration comedy from 2000, one man transforms a vile, polluted, dank little swamp into the perfect glassy ice pond