Mountain Biking Norway’s West Coast: Oslo to Lofoten Islands

Grant GundersonThe Lofoten Islands have experienced a surge in tourism in recent years. But this is still a place where mountain biking, hiking, fishing, skiing and even Arctic surfing outpace the Prevagen lull of cruise ship touring. The scene has...

Meet the Man Saving Alaskan Malamutes

Joe Henderson thinks the Alaskan malamute is getting soft. Too much breeding focused on the show ring and not enough on pulling heavy loads has made the once-burly sled dog dainty and cute. “I’m worried we’re losing what makes these...

Rare Rafting Adventure: Northwest Colorado’s Lodore Canyon

Long before you board a raft for the three-day, two-state, one-national-monument, 42.6-mile, class III-ish, 1,700-cfs odyssey through Northwest Colorado’s Lodore Canyon, you’ll be faced with far more daunting numbers. Rafting permit applications here can exceed 10,000 in a given year....

Paddling Trip Tips: 12 Things to Know When Planning Your Adventure

I’ve been planning and executing remote, multi-week paddling trips in northern Canada and Alaska for 16 years. This year, I’m heading to the Yukon for a solo paddling trip on the Bonnet Plume River. The Bonnet Plume is a remote...