These gaping glacier cracks are dramatic—and deadly. Here's how they form, plus three safe places to see crevasses up close.
Is quicksand as big of a threat as Hollywood tells us it is? Zion's chief park ranger gave us the truth (and tips on escaping quicksand...just in case).
Though microbursts are rare and usually fairly short-lived, these vertical hurricanes can cause extensive damage.
Hike into the epicenter of a cataclysmic explosion in New Mexico's Valles Caldera.
The science behind the sky's natural fireworks display–and how to see it.
To see how animals stay cool in a hot climate, just look up.
From the northern lights to glacial crevasses, science meets spectacle in these fascinating features.
From the world-famous Old Faithful to Iceland's original Geysir, geysers have a way of captivating people's imaginations with their geothermal torrents. Here's everything you ever wanted to know about the science and safety of them.
Watch the new documentary from Athletic Brewing Company that chronicles Hardrath’s record-breaking feat
When the memories of combat refused to fade, a former army medic found healing in thru-hiking.
When it started pouring, good rain gear and a great sense of humor brought this trip to the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow.
Hiking a long trail is a challenge no matter who you are. But not everyone is equally able to make the compromises it requires.
As he hiked through this UNESCO World Heritage Site, Jake Maynard found that the people who made the canyon home challenged his American idea of "wilderness".
True tales from the front lines—and behind the scenes—of America's national parks.
“The world and how it interacts with me changed the day I came out as trans”