From heartwarming memoirs to deeply chilling stories of life-and-death struggles, the stories that come out of the wilderness are as diverse as the landscapes where they take place. Kickstart your winter reading with our editors (non-exhaustive) picks for 13 volumes everyone who loves the outdoors should read.
Higher Education: Should 13-Year-Old Jordan Romero Climb Everest?
Romero climbed Denali at 11 and has bagged five of the Seven Summits. He hopes to climb Everest in 2010, but is mountain climbing good for a growing kid?