Study after study has confirmed what we already knew: the outdoors heals us in ways that other antidotes don't. For Brandon Kuehn, an Iraq War veteran, reaching for a literal, physical summit helps him face a range of trauma, including post-traumatic stress disorder. This 14-minute film follows Kuehn through his attempt to walk all 2,650 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail.
Weekend Watch: How to be a bear
Our sister publication, BACKPACKER magazine, are the masterminds behind the highly-anticipated Bear Week—a full week celebrating the magnificent bruins with stories about all sorts of topics, from scaring away a bear to polar bears in jail. In this new gameshow segment, three ...read more