In an excerpt from his new memoir, Young Widower
, John W. Evans recalls the night his wife was killed by a bear in Romania and confronts his own grief.
It will be the first new wilderness designation in five years.
A new study suggests that the park's management efforts are reducing the amount of bear-human contact.
...by throwing bombs out of a helicopter.
Filmmakers Colin Delehanty and Sheldon Neill show off the park's beauty in 'Yosemite HD II.'
Steve Fugate's 14-year journey on foot went viral this week.
A scary moment caught on camera.
The BLM and local outfitters are offering over $1,000 for information on the missing Jurassic-era track.
The Grammy-winning electronica duo reportedly wanted to light up the iconic rock column with lasers.
Celebrate with some sweet views of their natural habitat.
Joby Ogwyn's leap would be the first of its kind.
Photographer Shawn Reeder's footage is stunning.
Search and rescue personnel assisted when the man got stuck on a cliff.
Veterinarians are attempting to repair the bear's two broken elbows.
Or maybe it's just a big malamute...?
Or maybe it's just a big malamute...?
The species physically changes the landscape via predation.
Sit back and enjoy.
Happy Valentine's Day, everyone.
One contractor still has close to 4,000 positions still available.
The effort is largely aimed at reducing the risk of future wildfires.
This thru-hiker's video zooms through some of the highlights.
His beard is pretty gnarly, too.
You can get a Street View of the South Pole.
Avalanche danger will be high for the next few days.
Officials have spent CAD $19 million to restore damaged areas.
There's no telling when the road to Valdez will open again.
The Broncos play the Seahawks in Super Bowl XLVIII on Sunday.
The bear played the 'statue game' and won.
Visitors can walk across the frozen Lake Superior to reach them.
Lewis Clarke, 16, skied 700 miles over 48 days.
Drier-than-average conditions are exacerbating the blazes.
Mount Cook, for starters.
A Colorado photographer captures a rare moment on camera.
A landowner wants to donate 75,000 acres east/southeast of Mount Katahdin for a national park, but opposition remains strong.
It promises to be quite a light show.
The incident has renewed criticism of so-called 'wildlife paparazzi.'
Great news for backcountry baristas.
More hiking, anyone?
Local SAR personnel are not happy.
Grizzly hunting remains a controversial subject in western Canada.
The polar explorer successfully recreated Sir Ernest Shackleton's incredible Antarctic survival journey.
The incentives are designed to reduce noise pollution within the park.
The measure currently under consideration in the state legislature would allow rangers to carry sidearms for safety.
The two hikers got lost in foggy conditions on New Year's Eve.
A new monitoring system sends tweets to alert beachgoers of nearby sharks. But how effective will it be?
A new proposal would limit the number of South Rim wilderness permits to just one per week.
Tyler Armstrong becomes the youngest person ever to summit Argentina's Mt. Aconcagua.
This video will either ease your arachnophobia or exacerbate it greatly.
22-year-old Thomas Lang has been missing since December 18.
Over 70 people were injured.
Red nose? Nah. Instead, the Arctic reindeer's eyes change from gold to blue in wintertime.
The trans-canyon water supply is at risk of 'catastrophic failure,' says the park's superintendent.
Ultralighter alert: these 50 ml packets weigh less than a candy bar.
Who are you calling fat? Grizzlies could help scientists shed new light on weight gain.
The hunt, scheduled for December 28-29, is believed to be the first competitive wolf hunt in the U.S. since 1974.
A jaw-dropping -135 degrees Fahrenheit.
The skier was unearthed 10 minutes after being swallowed up by a slide.
The suspect, who has not yet been identified, is accused of setting an illegal campfire in the Stanislaus National Forest.
The '127 Hours' hiker was jailed on a domestic assault charge that was later dropped.
A YouTube video shows a grizzly dying of...something.
Two former Boy Scout leaders may face criminal charges for destroying geological formations.
In the unfinished, never-released film Grizzly 2: The Predator
The harder they fall...
Like flying, sort of.
…it’s Yosemite, where rangers issued the most citations for marijuana possession since 2009.
Now you can watch Old Faithful from the comfort of your living room.
States, feds remain at odds over repayment.
More like “Twin Phallic.”
One lucky Grand Tetons visitor catches a crazy showdown between charismatic megafauna on video.
Fetch just got real.
Minimal light pollution makes this park a top destination for stargazers.
A California mining town is for sale on Craigslist. Liquor license included!
Fairbanks man wards off a tent-invading bear with his fist.
In a recent scientific survey, North America’s tallest peak loses elevation — again.
The results might eventually lead to more effective treatment for altitude sickness.
Interactive tablet editions reach younger, more affluent demographic