6 Things Airlines Are Doing to Prep for…

True: Flying is safer than driving in a car. But it’s still plenty nerve-racking for some, especially when you throw in the possibility of missed connections and inclement weather. Here are six things to keep…

Life and Death on El Capitan

Jason Wells’s phone buzzed as photos of crumpled climbing garb popped onto his screen. “Knickers, pants, and 2 of socks, underware [sic], shirt, fleece. Also puffy and new with tags…rain jacket,” wrote Tim Klein in…

How to Build Fireproof Towns

Ken Pimlott, the director of California’s Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, retired on December 14. A synopsis of his exit advice to residents after 30 years on the job? It’s adapt-or-die time, people. Climate…

Skier vs. Drone

In this short video from Switchback Entertainment and Salomon, downhill skier Victor Muffat-Jeandet races drone pilot Jordan Temkin on the slopes of Snowbird, Utah. Original Article

Can Nature Heal Our Deepest Wounds?

Wilderness therapy has been used for decades to help troubled teens and addicts, and lately all kinds of people are turning to guided nature experiences to detox from our hyper-digital modern lives. The classic approach…

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How the Camp Fire Stacks Up to Other…

As of this writing, the ongoing Camp Fire in northern California was responsible for taking at least 42 lives and destroying more than 6,400 homes. Both numbers are expected to rise as the fire continues…

Miss Jean’s Wild Ride

“Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh.” —Genesis 2:24 1. “Have you been cleaving?” “Yes.” “You and Betty Jane have…

‘The Abbey’

From DPS, this installment from their Shadow Campaign, The Abbey, follows a group of skiers seeking amazing turns on the slopes of Engelberg, Switzerland.Original Article