Amid a life of sharp transitions, an Iraq War vet finds tranquility in the swing of an ice tool.
Surfers, being explorers by nature, search for uncrowded waves—the whole Endless Summer mystique. They find beautiful places and tell their friends, who then start visiting.
Reaching 7,825 feet, Texas's Chisos are tall and compact, the only mountain range in the United States contained entirely within a national park.
Somewhere above 12,000 feet on Mt. Rainier, the sun pops up between two cloud layers, and early-rising climbers can finally switch off their headlamps.
Ralph, our fishing guide, pulled up his net and saw that it was empty once again. For the past hour, he'd been scraping it along the bottom of the Putahow River, hoping to scoop up the nut that had dislodged from our propeller, leaving our boat dead in the water.