Because of her gender, no trekking agency in Ladakh would give Thinlas Chorol a chance. So she decided to create her own.
"The healing is going to start with the women. In indigenous culture, women are a huge part, and it’s got to start with us out on the land."
This duo melds their passion for music and the outdoors by bringing their instruments into the backcountry.
A childhood NOLS trip inspired Perry Cohen to create one of America's first queer and transgender guiding services. Now, he wants to change the outdoor industry.
An ancient path to Nirvana leads a Buddhist monk up a mountain—again and again and again. Can backpackers learn anything from his example?