Heather Hansman is the former online editor of Powder magazine, and a current roving freelance writer in the Pacific Northwest. She likes milkshakes, early mornings, and going downhill fast.
Empty, underrated desert canyons await.
Spend the night on top of a mountain in a place built specifically for expansive views.
Where to go to get away from service.
When the weather cools down, cast here.
Water is life. Do your part to ensure there's clean stuff to drink and play in for everyone.
Some local homework coupled with your own good judgment can yield a literal bounty.
Stretch, strengthen and get your soles in shape.
South American powder-hunting tips and how to get the full Chilean experience.
From family treks to seeing the wilds of Alaska from atop two tires, there is a bikepacking trip for everyone. Even beginners
Yep, Wisconsin is on the list.
It's all going down this Monday, Aug. 21., in some of our favorite recreation zones.
Why winging it can turn out to be a great thing.
Camping with a side of caffeine.
Tips on putting together your best unofficial contest ever.
Multi-sport adventure in the Columbia River Gorge.
Time for a pit stop — these cascades are worth pulling over for.