Will Harlan

Author Articles

Death Trap

The Pigeon River Gorge section of Interstate 40 is one of the deadliest stretches of interstate in the country. A new project hopes to...

Dark Night Rises

The Transcendence of a Roadside Piss My life changed forever at a rural exit along Interstate 44. I was seven years old, and I had...

77 Days Alone in the Arctic

Q&A with Jordan Jonas, Winner of the TV Series Alone He was left in the Arctic with only a few tools to survive the winter....

Running While White

As a white guy, I get a big head start—and I don’t have to worry about being shot. My runs are usually the best part...

Mitchell and Me

Returning to the Mountain Hurts Like Hell Following a tough summit push, the author takes in stunning surrounding views. Photo courtesy of Will Harlan I was...

The Next National Scenic Area?

photo by Steven McBride Rural neighbors build a national coalition to protect a wild, ancient forest as the Craggy National Scenic Area Four years ago, a...