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April 16, 2012

Want to feel small? Clumsy? Heavy? Earthbound? Slow? Be reminded that you’re just another speck in nature’s vast canvas of life?

May 2, 2012

Climber and photographer Cory Ri

May 4, 2012

Move over Amundsen, Peary and Nansen.

May 3, 2012

Fränk Schleck will replace J

April 16, 2012

Marilyn Bailey, 61, is a proud member of an elite club called the Hall of Mud—an honorific she earned by completing the Hagg Lake 50K no fewer than t

May 4, 2012

In my competitive cross country days, my appetite was never satisfied.

May 4, 2012

While most of the cycling world is focused on the Giro d’Italia, at least a few pros ar

May 4, 2012

At the end of this summer, a squad of current and former Penn State track athletes will attempt to break the 1,000-mile relay record.

The world-record attempt is being put...

April 18, 2012

Most riders I talk to tell me that they face three big obstacles when it comes to starting a training program:

April 17, 2012

From Day 15 to Day 21 on the river, September proves the perils of a long, hot summer. The Mississippi headwaters are low.

April 24, 2012

From Day 22 to Day 36, fortune starrts to smile on this intreptd team of resilient river rats. The expedition disembarks on the shores of a well-regarded boat building shop.

May 7, 2012

The 2012 Giro d’Italia promises to be an exciting one, as usual. A very challenging course will greet the riders beginning on...

May 7, 2012

It’s been a harrowing couple of days of racing in Denmark, as the Giro d’Italia wraps up its first few stages abroad and heads south for some Italian sunshine.


May 7, 2012

Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly recently unveiled plans to, ahem, upgrade the East Rim of the Grand Canyon.

May 8, 2012

At least eight people were found dead last Saturday, May 5, when a spring storm changed suddenly from rain to snow near Nagano, surprising climbers in Japan's Northern Alps. 


April 15, 2012

The story begins in Kingston, Ontario. Brett Rogers and his crew build a York boat named Annie.

May 7, 2012

The sky is falling on Everest. Or, more accurately, rocks are falling because no snow will.

May 8, 2012

When Tenzig Norgay and Ed Hillary first topped out on Everest in 1953, it took five days for the news to reach the outside world.

May 9, 2012

You know you are talent-rich when you don’t bother to include the current world record-holder on your Olympic marathon squad.

May 9, 2012

It was heart disease that ultimately killed 58-year-old ultrarunner Micah True in late March, according to an autopsy

April 16, 2012

How much do you know about Hawaii? Besides the Seven Mile Miracle, I mean. Besides Pipeline and Waimea Bay.

April 16, 2012

You don’t have to own a Top Chef-class RV to whip up a nice backcountry meal.