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Ecuadorian Hairy Hominid Photographed by British Hikers

He is called Wawa Grande by the indigenous people living in the Cajas Mountains west of Cuenca. He was called the Monstruo de las Cajas in a 1997 German magazine article. He can also be called the monster that won’t go away, despiteShow More Summary

Data farming. Literally.

Keith Larrabee's farm sits on 4,000 acres of California's Sacramento Valley, between a coastal range of mountains to the west and the tall Sierra Nevadas to the east. It's an area that traditionally gets much more rain than most of the drought-stricken state. Show More Summary

AMA West Hare Scrambles, Roczen Toughs It Out, Kailub Russell Wins Enduro On Factory Edition, Ride Orange Caselli Foundation MTB Ride, BlueRibbon Coalition News And Much More! – The Weekly Dirt: May 20, 2015

Welcome to Weekly Dirt, your place on the Internet for off-road news from around the world. This week we check into Ken Roczen’s status, take a look at the Mountain bike ride that the KTM Ride Orange program hosted and we listen to what KTM team manager Antti Kallonen and Kailub Russell have to say […]

How A Bottled Water Plant Is Making The Water Crisis Worse For This California Region

This piece was originally published on Capital & Main. To sign up for Leighton Woodhouse’s email newsletter on the drought, go to Land of Thirst. To the west of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, in California’s vast, dry San Joaquin Valley, a catastrophe is unfolding. Show More Summary

West Virginia signs forward Lamont West

West Virginia signs forward Lamont West; attended same school as Mountaineers' Devin Williams        

New cryptic amphipod discovered in West Caucasus caves

Scientists have discovered a new species of typhlogammarid amphipod in the limestone karstic caves of Chjalta mountain range -- the southern foothills of the Greater Caucasus Range.

The Mountain West Championship Game is heading to ESPN

In their neverending efforts to corner the college football market, ESPN has added another conference championship game to its slate – come on down, Mountain West Conference! ESPN’s new deal with the MWC is an expansion of the current...Show More Summary

Key to Mountain States' 'Suicide Belt': Thin Air?

The suicide rate in the American West—Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming—is roughly 1.5 times higher than in the rest of the nation (18-plus suicides per 100,000 people compared to 12.5), earning it the morbid moniker "the Suicide Belt." Now researchers...

Rocky Mountain High, Part 1

So if you're following my little adventure out West last week, after San Francisco I flew into Denver. The airport is quite a distance from town--closer to the state of Idaho, actually, than the Mile High City. You're not really aware...Show More Summary

Destination Inspiration: Plan a Yoga Road Trip Up the West Coast

3 weeks agoFitness / Yoga : Yoga Journal

Start at YJ LIVE! in sunny San Diego, then work your way up the West Coast ?for an ideal combination of oceanfront and Sierra mountain yoga. The post Destination Inspiration: Plan a Yoga Road Trip Up the West Coast appeared first on Yoga Journal.

The Mud Brick Villages of Wadi Hadramaut And Wadi Dawan

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Presurfer

image credit Yemen in a desert country located on the southern tip of the Arabian Peninsula. With the exception of the costal plains in the west, Yemen is continuously elevated with high and dry mountains having jagged peaks and plateaus...Show More Summary

Dolphins land fifth-round RB Jay Ajayi, whose knee caused draft slide

Watching Jay Ajayi bowl his way through mostly helpless Mountain West defenders on his way to more than 2,300 yards from scrimmage last season, it was easy to ask early in Round 5... why is this guy still available? The biggest reason: a knee that some NFL team doctors believe might not hold up long in the NFL. Show More Summary

VIDEO: Red card ruined game - Dyche

Burnley manager Sean Dyche says he was "extremely shocked" by Michael Duff's sending off and said the red card left his team with a "mountain to climb", as they were beaten 1-0 by West Ham.

Passive solar Nahahum Cabin overlooks dramatic canyon views in the Cascade Mountains

Built along an east-west axis, the Nahahum Cabin partially submerges its east end into a slope, while its west end is left exposed and mostly glazed to frame sweeping views of the canyon below. Concrete retaining walls make up the base of the Nahahum a

Hike Satwiwa to Tri-Peaks

Most readers of this site will no doubt be familiar with Boney Mountain. The high point of Boney mountain is Sandstone Peak, which is a focal point for some of the best hiking on the west end of the Santa Monica Mountains. The Mishe Mokwa Loop to Sandstone is one of the classics of SoCal hiking, and Modern…

L.A. Walks: Paramount Ranch offers a real hike in the faux Old West

last monthHealth : Booster Shots

A working movie ranch in Agoura Hills that since 1927 has been home to the Cisco Kid, Hopalong Cassidy and Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman, Paramount Ranch in the Santa Monica Mountains National Park Area is now a playground for hikers, bikers, equestrians and sightseers.

Why aren't we skiing?

You might have heard about (or seen or experienced) the record snowfalls this winter both in the East and in the West. In fact, Hunter Mountain in upstate New York, a place I'm fond of, just received....guess what...SEVEN FEET of snow.So...Show More Summary

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