Astronomy Picture of the Day:
Moonrise Through Mauna Kea's Shadow.
How can the Moon rise through a mountain?
Rivers Recover Rapidly Once Dams Are Gone, Study Finds.
Rivers often disperse the extra sediment from behind a dam within weeks or months of dam removal, the study finds.
When Have Wolves Made A 'Recovery?' It Depends On Your Definition.
What is this "77" number that keeps getting tossed around?
Family escapes to isolation in Yukon wilderness to reconnect.
What they didn't have was road access; running water; electricity.... or even, a clock.
Photographers Flocking to See Eagle Owl That Lands On People's Heads.
The video shows the 6-pound bird landing gracefully.
Climber Had Camera Rolling When Earthquake and Avalanche Struck Everest.
His footage reveals a colossal cloud of snow rushing toward them down the face of the mountain.
Art prints by Andreas Lie.
North Cascades Backpacking and Hiking:
Find A Hike.
(Find hikes by region.)
Badger Creek Wilderness Loop.
A great destination for early season backpacking.
Great Basin Traverse: To Tonopah.
I figured I was a good day and a half short in food. I had to make a decision.
Dehydrating: Rice Pudding.
I've never dehydrated rice pudding before – any pudding come to that – so this is a step in a new direction.
Team Guthook at the PCT Kickoff.
Even with the smaller numbers of hikers, Paul and Alice and I were completely exhausted by the end of the Kickoff.
Klymit Static V Luxe — Finally, a worthy WIDE sleeping pad!
I have been looking for an extra wide sleeping pad for a rather long time. But nothing has come along.
Pull the Trigger.
I had wanted it for two years; the simple fact is I did not need it.
Lady on a Rock:
How to Hike Hands Free with an Umbrella.
My latest system works perfectly.
Ad: Fire In Your Hand: Ultralight backpacking stoves.