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Culture — Brad Shannon

Inside America’s coldest, deadest race

Every year, one Colorado mountain town throws a three-day party for a dead body they keep in a shed.

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Culture

WellnessJustin Park

6 ways to camp like a caveman

Sick of the gear world's obsession with shedding ounces? You'll find an ally in primitive camping evangelist David Canterbury.

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Around the web — Climbing

Obituary: Royal Robbins (1935–2017)

On Tuesday, March 14, California rock-climbing and big-wall pioneer Royal Robbins passed away at age 82.

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AlpineStacey McKenna

Women are reclaiming the adventure story

For too long, adventurous women have been portrayed as damaged goods or as victims on the run. A new batch of adventure memoirs looks to change those frames.

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ShootKevin Linderman

The bittersweet close of upland hunting season

For Kevin Linderman, upland hunting isn't just a great way to bag fresh poultry. It's a moving meditation on patience, loyalty, and tradition.

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AlpineRenee Howard

How to Ski Alaska (without selling a kidney)

You don’t need a helicopter to ski the Chugach. In this piece, Alaskan Renee Howard explains how to shred The Last Frontier on a budget.

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TravelMolly McCowan

How to not die in the Amazon

Peru's Amazon rainforest is not an easy place to stay alive. Travel writer Molly McCowan found it was worth the risk.

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TravelBrad Shannon

8 outdoorsy spots to pop the question

Planning to propose to your adventure partner? You're more likely to get a "yes" in these eight spots.

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TravelMatt Minich

4 places we’ll travel in 2017

We want to see the world. But because we have to see it one place at a time, we've narrowed our 2017 travel goals down to four must-do trips.

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TravelLindsay Nieminen

Jordan’s best eco-tourism (not Petra)

The Kingdom of Jordan did eco-tourism way, way before it was cool. In this piece, guest writer Lindsay Nieminen reviews the country's coolest spots... excluding Petra, of course.

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