Grand Prix de Yellowstone

// by tim sandlin    // Illustrations by birgitta sif The summer of 2020 brought a veritable swarm of tourists to Yellowstone, which would have made for a slow Grand Prix de Yellowstone except for the missing hazard—tour buses. Those…

Hit the (Gravel) Road

Leave the pavement (and traffic) behind in favor of riding on dirt and gravel roads. // TEXT and photos by Dina Mishev With more than a quarter of all roads—about one million miles—in the U.S. being unpaved, and a growing…

Rock On

In rock climbing, the challenge and joy are in the journey rather than the destination. No experience required. // By Molly Absolon Rock climbing, at its most basic, is ascending cliffs, boulders, or artificial walls using one’s hands and feet. For…

Canoe Camp in Yellowstone

A wooden canoe carries all the creature comforts for a scenic trip on one of YNP’s largest and most remote lakes.  // Photography and story  by Bradly J. Boner On a sunny July morning in Yellowstone National Park, my brother…

Ready for the Wild

PHOTO BY BRADLY J. BONER Of course we don’t want to get ill or injured in the backcountry, but sometimes accidents (and blisters) happen.  // By lila Edythe The pain in my left knee came out of nowhere. I  hadn’t twisted…

Photo Gallery: The Drive Along the Drift

Thousands of Sublette County cattle spend their summer grazing the Upper Green River high country, and cowboys still drive them nearly sixty miles to get there.   // By Mike Koshmrl   // Photography by ryan dorgan It’s 8 a.m. on…

Into Yellowstone the Year Before its Founding

SMITHSONIAN AMERICAN ART MUSEUM The 1871 Hayden Expedition’s meticulous and vivid documentation inspired awe, convincing Congress to designate the first national park the following year.    // By Mike Koshmrl   Pronghorn, cutthroat trout, and fresh buttermilk fueled Ferdinand Hayden and his fellow expedition members…

Overtourism

BRADLY J. BONER Jackson Hole is a gorgeous, unique , and wild place loved by visitors from around the world. Can we keep it from being loved to death? // By Molly Absolon  Loving a place to death has been…

Health: Antidotes to What Jackson Throws at You

PHOTO BY BRADLY J. BONER The elevation and climate that make Jackson Hole a paradise also make it hard on your body. Take care of yourself. // By Melissa Thomasma Dehydration It’s easy to get dehydrated at higher elevations. Drinking alcohol and caffeine…