Will Harlan

Author Articles

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...

What You Don’t Know About Your National Forests

I love looking at maps—especially the green-shaded areas. That’s where most adventures happen. At first, I thought all of the green spaces on maps...

Four Letters That Every Outdoor Adventurer Should Know

Now more than ever, politics is unpredictable. Partisanship trumps policy, watchdogs become lapdogs, and elected officials come and go faster than you can say...