How to Build a Primitive Drill out of Sticks, Stone, and Rope

If you find yourself stuck in the wilderness without your favorite cordless drill, it would help to know how to build one yourself.

Self-Portrait as Mountain

Pepper Trail engages the mythic in this poem of life, death, and self-transformation.

Bites and Rashes: Things to Avoid While Seeking Outdoor Adventures

This summer, protect your body’s biggest organ… your skin.

A Man’s Guide To Buying The Perfect Christmas Gift, Without Costing The Earth

10 Christmas gifts to save the planet and maybe some money too…

Call for Submissions: Environment

Neil Hill, our Environment Editor, wants to read your work.

Off the Grid and Into the Woods

Kile Ozier takes a two week trek into the wilderness, and learns how a tiny shift in the rudder of the mind can steer a new course.

The Next Life [Book Excerpt: 100 Tricks Every Boy Can Do: How My Brother Disappeared]

My brother Bret started the next life at forty, when he departed from this world by suicide.

A Guy’s Wilderness Canoeing Adventure

When young males are without older men as guides to the natural world, it’s easy for them to be completely disconnected from nature.

“I knew my wife was the one the first time she showed me that she had my back.”

These are comments by Bruce and Paul Kidwell on the post “She’s the One”.

King’s Canyon Conversion

The first thing I discovered in the King’s Canyon wilderness was that I am not as good a man as I thought myself to be.

Men in Captivity

“It’s like you have no penis.”