Adventure

Story & photos by David McKay Wilson At the mid-mountain restaurant at Steamboat called Hazie’s, the portrait of fabled US ski racer Buddy Werner reminded of me of those days of skiing with my Dad, when he encouraged me to ski with the verve of my childhood ski idol. Fifty-three

By Jules Older  I’m sitting on the chairlift with a couple of young dudes, and I’m eavesdropping on their conversation. “Dude,” says one. “This sucks.” “It so sucks, dude,” says the other. “Somebody forgot the vertical.” High fives. Derisive laughs. The dudes were skiing a high-intermediate run on a midsize

Story & photos by Steve Jermanok Maybe it was the brilliant sunshine that bathed me daily in warmth, the perfect antidote to gray and raw days of autumn back home in New England. Or perhaps it was the steady diet of authentic and affordable Mexican fare in adobe-style restaurants that

By Bart Beeson I’m peering over the edge of a smooth rock ledge, looking down at the green water of a swimming hole about 30 feet below me. It certainly feels a lot higher than it looked from the water below, but that always seems to be the way.  A

By Everett Potter It’s a bluebird day on top of Aspen Mountain and a handsome, tanned and fit 60-something named John Clendenin, the founder of the Clendenin Method Camps , is saying “You’re going to ski on a level you’ve never skied before. All conditions, all terrain, no problem.” A dozen acolytes,

By Everett Potter What’s on the horizon for the world’s best biking companies in 2018? New countries, new routes and new adventures from Gray & Co, Backroads, DuVine Cycling + Adventure Co., Butterfield & Robinson and Experience Plus. Here are five amazing trips to consider for next year … continue reading

By Larry Olmsted I’m not a cruise guy, but if these kinds of unique hybrid land and sea adventure offerings continue to grow in popularity, I might just have to rethink that. Yesterday leading luxury line Silversea Cruises – or “ultra-luxury” as they describe themselves – announced the rollout of

By Everett Potter Whether it’s hiking on ancient pilgrimage trails in Japan, seeking a glimpse of a snow leopard in the Himalayas or exploring Cuba in a sea kayak, there’s no shortage of incredible new adventures on offer this year. Here are 9 of the best … continue reading

By Everett Potter Why on earth would anyone fly across the Atlantic in midwinter to ski in Europe when the Rockies await, closer than the Alps and covered with snow? The simple reason is that a European ski trip offers the opportunity to ski where the sport was born, in

By Steve Jermanok I made a good living writing a steady stream of fall foliage in New England stories, including my latest for Yankee Magazine on escaping the fall foliage crowds on remote peaks, rivers, and bike trails. But if you really want to escape the masses, head north of