Renegade Female Adventurers: Annie Smith Peck

Annie Smith Peck Era: 1850-1935 Origin: Born in Providence, Rhode Island Claim to Fame: Annie raised the adventure bar with copious mountaineering records. In 1895, she became one of the […]

How do I Improve My Yoga Practice? Sin.

What’s the harm in striving for perfection? Bad Yogi presents the theory that striving for impeccability can actually impede yogis’ self-growth. “In order to come into the state of yoga—union—we […]

Majka Burhardt and team on Mount Namuli summit, photo by James Q Martin.

Eco: Majka Burhardt Leads Climb to Save the Planet

Six years, three expeditions later: Professional climber and author Majka Burhardt’s newest sustainability project and documentary debuted on the big screen in Seattle, Washington, on March 8. Namuli documents Burhardt and […]

Ladies We Love: Climber, Artist, Biologist–Kate Rutherford

Standing before a rock face, professional big wall and alpine climber Kate Rutherford does more than size-up a slab. She scopes out her surroundings for undocumented wild species, and for […]

Ladies We Love: Emily Kopp’s Music Benefits Children’s Healthcare

Behind her bluesy-pop and poetic acoustics, musician and songwriter Emily Kopp uses her music as a vehicle of change. A seasoned performer—she’s graced the stage with Matchbox 20, Michelle Branch […]

Good Eats: Green Tomato Salsa

Calling all tomato-maniacs: you are not alone. The community-focused organization Tomatomania—founded by Scott Daigre, owner of Powerplant Garden Design—connects tomato lovers via classes and social gatherings to learn about (and […]