GreatOutdoors.com Search

North America

Ed Viesturs and John Stetson Head for the Arctic

June 5 update: Check out the new and final dispatch below from Ed Viesturs, documenting his journey across the ice with John Stetson, and see the final batch of photos from his recently completed Arctic journey near Baffin Islanld. Viesturs, the first U.S. mountaineer to climb all of the world's 8,000 meter peaks without oxygen, and renowned Arctic explorer and dog musher John Stetson, covered 150 miles on Northern Baffin Island to prepare for an upcoming polar journey. The pair reported in live every day to GreatOutdoors.com. Listen to their latest sat phone dispatches right now, and see the images from their bold adventure!

Read Sat Phone Dispatches | Subscribe

Pacific Crest Trail Fest Draws Trail Aficionados

Lovers of the Pacific Crest Trail will gather in
Sacramento this
month to celebrate the 2,650 mile route through the American West, one of the longest on the continent.

2008 Pole Pedal Paddle Preview

By Cody Wickersham

Live coverage on GreatOutdoors.com Saturday, May 17: The 2008 U.S. Bank Pole Pedal Paddle, Central Oregon's premiere multi-sport adventure race, with relay legs in six different outdoor sports, will happen on Saturday. Follow the action live only on GreatOutdoors.com, as our team of crack correspondents follow the action leg by leg.

Watch this video!

Video: Revelstoke Catskiing

GreatOutdoors.com ski correspondent Andrew McLean captures on video a run accessed by snowcat at the southern British Columbia resort of Fernie.

Watch this video!

Video: Griz Bar

Andrew McLean captures the action at the Griz Bar in Fernie, British Columbia.

Watch this video!

Video: Kicking Horse Powder

GreatOutdoors.com ski correspondent Andrew McLean captures on video a powder run at Kicking Horse resort in British Columbia.

Watch this video!

Video: Fernie Groomers

GreatOutdoors.com ski correspondent Andrew McLean captures on video a run at the British Columbia resort of Fernie.

Watch this video!

Video: Shot Ski

GreatOutdoors.com ski correspondent Andrew McLean captures a bizarre team drinking game in the British Columbia resort of Revelstoke.

Skiers' Trifecta in Interior British Columbia

By Andrew McLean

Tall, Dark and Handsome: Skiing the Kootney Rockies big three – Revelstoke, Kicking Horse and Fernie. GreatOutdoors.com ski correspondent Andrew McLean continues his quest for the perfect snow.

The Magic of Splitboarding

With a little special gear and some uphill work, snowboarders can enjoy untracked backcountry powder just like a traditional skier with AT gear

The Muse of the Backcountry

By Dave Schiefelbein

Photographer Dave Schiefelbein finds inspiration in the changing moods of the backcountry, then works to caputre that moment.

© 2011 GreatOutdoors.com