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. Photographs by Jen Judge
Outside, June 2017
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
Dorado, May/June 2017
Powerful. Strong. Accomplished. Compassionate. Badass. These ten women are leading the way in sports, health, and activism—and to a better future for us all.
Outside, May 2017
Whether you’re looking to push your physical limits with freediving in British Columbia or just lean back and cast on Montana’s greatest river, these 26 trips are guaranteed to make this your best travel year yet
Outside, April 2017
As Arctic sea ice melts, business for Alaskan passenger ships is booming. Can the fragile region handle the traffic? By Stephanie Pearson
Outside, April 2017
Dave Hahn has summitted Mount Everest 15 times, more than any other Westerner. Stephanie Pearson joins the modest mountaineering legend on his day job: patrolling the slopes of Taos, New Mexico
Dorado, January/February 2017
brain churning on the beautiful ride.
fade to dust, rotting on the trail like autumn leaves, making space for joy.
How to Live in the Wilderness for a Whole Year
Adventurers Dave and Amy Freeman today emerged from 12 months living in the Boundary Waters wilderness in northern Minnesota. One of their top challenges? Filing their taxes on time.
Sep 21, 2016
In Santa Fe, art includes opera and international folk art, and an interactive house with worm holes. Photographs by Jen Judge
Inspirato Summer/Fall 2016
Nepal has fueled hiker dreams for more than four decades. It’s time for hikers to return the favor—but be prepared for an experience that goes beyond great treks.
Backpacker, June 2016