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There was a storm coming and, without an open sky, it was a terribly dark night. The flicker of far off lightning would periodically light up more than 1,000 feet of granite cliff that fell straight below me. It had been four days since I started up the sheer walls of El Capitan. I found…

We have a bit of a crisis on our hands at the moment, fellow adventurers. Unless you’ve got your head in the sand, you’re painfully aware that the federal government has shut down. Federal lands are closed for business. Adventure destinations across the country are off limits. Go knocking, and the sound of your pounding…

Not all outdoor adventures involve throwing your dusty gear in the back of the car and taking off for points unknown. Sometimes you have to don a suit and hobnob with bigwigs on Capitol Hill. After all, if you’re going to influence policies that affect our places to play, you’ve got to play the government…