Hiking

How I Died Hiking

How I Died Hiking

Editor’s note: This story was originally published on the Redline Guiding website. By Mike Cherim This work of fiction isn’t meant to be shocking or morbid. That said, some might find it disturbing on some level, or chilling. That isn’t, however, its purpose. Nor is it meant to point out…

The wild people you meet on the Long Trail

Musings from a section of Vermont’s classic thru-hike By Jeremy Gansler Photo by Jamel Torres It was a three-hour drive to the trailhead. My dad drove us west, blazing through the gentle topography of western Massachusetts until we reached the Pine Cobble trailhead. We snapped a picture and began walking….

Outlook Photo Gallery: Summer 2016

Sara Rice makes her way up Standard Route, 5.5 R, on Whitehorse Ledge. Photo by Anne Skidmore. Thatcher Graves and Gunnar take in the Milky Way atop Foss Mountain (RIP Gunnar). Photo by Austin Perry. Tuckerman Ravine Trail on Mt. Washington, with the headwall behind. Photo by Kyle Couture. Miguel...

Trailrunning: New York’s Fastest 46er

Interview by Matt McDonald Above: Looking out at a few of the 46 Adirondack 4,000-footers. Photo by Kevin McAvey. Right: Jan Wellford, 34, Keene Valley, NY, ran up those 46 peaks in under 4 days. At 9:46 p.m. on June 27, 2008, Jan Wellford summited the granite spine atop New…

Katahdin/Allagash

Up a mountain and down a river in Maine Story and photos by Curran Ferrey The Mountain We awoke from our nap, the three of us crammed into the seats of an overpacked sedan. We’d spent the last 12 hours driving, and bags of camera equipment, headlamps, spare fleece layers…