Family Time in the Southwest

Family Time in the Southwest

Lars and Katrin Schneider have a wonderful relationship with the American West. That’s not uncommon with Germans, but these outdoor photographers have twice bought a Volkswagen van (the same one, actually) and used it for extended tours of the left side of the...
Still Shredding at 85

Still Shredding at 85

In 1963, when Barry “Magoo” McGuigan went to Hawaii from Australia to compete in the championships at Makaha, as a joke he wrote on his entry form that he was the Tasmanian champion and his buddy wrote he was the Queensland champion. They were not, and the...
Jay Nelson’s Cabin, Kauai, Hawaii

Jay Nelson’s Cabin, Kauai, Hawaii

At kindergarten graduations around the country, the best part of the ceremony is when the new graduates are asked what they what to be when they grow up. You get your fair share of firemen, teachers, and professional athletes — all worthy. But the best...
The 8 Hardest Permits To Get

The 8 Hardest Permits To Get

In the movie version of Into the Wild, Chris McCandless is baffled when he’s told he needs a permit to kayak the Colorado River-but that’s the reality for many of our most incredible (and most popular) places, some of which aren’t that easy to...