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.
Why not start riding your bike to work every day?
Lots of things are sweeter if you don't do them all the time. Living in a van might just be one of them.
Hop the train for adventure.
When you think of British Columbia, you can now think of beaches instead of just peaks.
Fight the not-best-winter blues.
This land is your land. Take a detour from our national parks and check out what the BLM's got to offer.
Getting out after work sure beats waking up in the dark.
Beat the crowds.
Just a few key items will keep your stuck-on-the-road experience more comfortable (and hopefully shorter).
Gotta minute ... or a few days?
Many times, saying "yes" pays off when you're traveling.
There are some backpacking goods that will make your meals much better, no matter the extra ounces.
Quick and delicious, so you can get back on the hill.
They were already starting to celebrate when the raft frame snapped, ripping a hole in the boat.
Nelson is a ski bum’s paradise.
It's a wide world … but you can also just stay home and explore your own town.