Wild World: Eagle Cap Wilderness, Oregon

Oregon’s Eagle Cap Wilderness

Hidden in a pocket of northeast Oregon, the Eagle Cap Wilderness is home to 358,461 acres of wild terrain, vast granite mountains, glacial u-shaped valleys, and abundant wildlife. This is not the Oregon that pe...
www.letsbewild.com - Adventure Travel: Big Bend National Park, Texas

Mechanical Misadventures in the Big Bend

There are some roads that 2004 Volkswagen Jettas were never designed to go down. Sand roads. Dirt roads. Gravel roads. Big-ass rock roads. Hot desert roads. Mountain roads. Big Bend National Park in southwest...

My First Summit: Glacier Peak

Yvon Chouinard once said, "It's not an adventure until something goes wrong." I heard it repeated on the film 180 Degrees South and it reminded me that many of my most enjoyable adventures had, in fact, b...
www.letsbewild.com - kayaking Alaska's inside passage - bald eagles - Denis Dwyer

The Wild Passage

 This Steller sea lion was no different from any of the hundreds of others that I had encountered already on my 1,200-mile Inside Passage kayaking adventure. I would typically first spot one a few boat lengths ...
Graybird - Annie Kramer - Alta, Utah

Skiing the Storm

Alta, Utah — I’ve never enjoyed practicing yoga. I would hate to think I’m not calm enough (probably true), that I’m not committed enough (false), that I’m not sufficiently interested in “centering my mind an...
Nick Zantop - Three Rivers Petroglyph Site, New Mexico

Ancient Memories of the Mogollon

I grew up spending magical summers sweating away on archaeological digs, getting absolutely filthy shoveling dirt and cleaning potsherds and bones back in the lab, so few things get me as excited as a trip to o...