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The Shape of Water

The Shape of Water

At 1.1 million acres, the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness is one of the largest and most popular backcountry destinations in the U.S. and a longtime proving ground for adventurers. But now the region is facing the threat of sulfide-ore copper mining. Stephanie...

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In the Land of Giants

In the Land of Giants

Chile's nearly completed Route of Parks is thanks in large part to Kristine and (the late) Doug Tompkins, who worked with the government to protect millions of acres of peaks, rivers, glaciers, and fjords. Stephanie Pearson rolls south through Patagonia's new string...

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Rock Of Ages

Rock Of Ages

How does an outdoors-loving aunt crack the hard city shell of two teenagers? Stephanie Pearson lets Mother Nature do the talking at New Mexico’s Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument. View PDF here » View online article here »

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Superiority Complex

Superiority Complex

Famously cold and frighteningly massive, Lake Superior contains 10 percent of the world's surface freshwater, holds the remains of 6,000 shipwrecks, and offers a lifetime of adventure. Stephanie Pearson sets out to circumnavigate America's most overlooked playground....

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