Every outdoorist will naturally form their own system of ethics. How does yours compare to others?
If, like me, you’re resisting the urge to go out into the snow, why not read about the ways it can kill you?
As soon as we manage to gauge our impact on wildlife as outdoorists, it changes.
If so, are we capable of self-restraint to conserve wildlife?
This is playing out in my neighborhood with Lake Tahoe towns, and I suspect all over the country.
Does it all come down to whether we include ourselves in our concept of nature?
Outdoorist groups like the climbers’ Access Fund try to convert private land to sustainably usable public parks.
Will the popularity of climbing be a help or hindrance to conservation and sustainable use of public lands?