Publications

“Rolling on the River,” Mens Journal, November 2019

“The High Mountain Dead” (poem) Alpinist 66, Summer 2019

“Getting to Know Bridget Moynahan, Watch!, May 2019

“Ralf’s Last Gasp,” Mens Journal, January 2019
“The Shrinking Kingdom of the Jaguar,” National Geographic, December 2018
“62 Degrees North, 143 Degrees West,” (poem) Alpinist 59, Fall 2017
“Ambulance,” (poem) alpinist.com, February 22, 2017
“Making Men,” National Geographic, January 2017
“The Ultimate Scrum,” New York Times Magazine, 19 June 2016
“The Healer: The New New Age,” Elle, October 2015
“The Trader in the Wild,” Bloomberg/BusinessWeek, 15 April, 2015
“Don’t Look Back,” outsideonline.com 2 Feb. 2015
“The Data DA,” New York Times Magazine, December 7, 2014
“Sorrow on the Mountain,” National Geographic, November 2014
“Jing Wang Defends Her Feat,” nationalgeographic.com, 6 August 2014
“Sherpas: The Invisible Men of Everest,” nationalgeographic.com, 26 April 2014
“Sherpas Take Steep Risks for Life Changing Pay,” nationalgeographic.com, 20 April 2014
“Kayapo Courage,” National Geographic Magazine, January 2014
“The Jewel on Your Chest: Maria Tallchief, medium.com, 11 Dec. 2013
“The Operatic Reign of Peter Gelb,” New York Times Magazine 24 March 2013
“North Dakota Went Boom,” New York Times Magazine 4 February 2013
“K2: Danger and Desire on the Savage Mountain,” National Geographic April 2012
“Whit People,” New York Times Magazine, 18 March 2012
“Is There Anything Marc Newson Hasn’t Designed?” New York Times Magazine 29 January 2012
“The Search for Cleopatra,” National Geographic, July 2011
“Lost City of the Maya,” Smithsonian Magazine, May 2011
“Paris for the First Time,” Travel + Leisure, March 2011
“Brand Royalty,” Elle Magazine, 15 February 2011
“The Playboy and His Power Games,” New York Times Magazine 31 October 2010
“What the Hell Happened to David Duval?” Mens Journal, June/July 2010
“Inside the Mayhem of the Newest Olympic Sport,” Sportsillustrated.com, 11 February 2010
“Generation Gap,” T: The New York Times Style Magazine, 6 December 2009
“A Tribute to Charles Houston,” Men’s Journal, December/January 2009
“Opera’s Coolest Soprano,” New York Times Magazine, 20 September 2009
“Enlightenment Therapy,” The New York Times Magazine 26 April 2009
“The King Herself,” National Geographic, April 2009
“It’s Good to Be Immortal,” PLAY, The NY Times Sports Magazine, June 2008
“Russian Revolutionary,” The New York Times Magazine 25 May 2008
“Behind the Scenes in Santa Barbara,” Food & Wine, April 2008
“Beauty’s Fool,” Hallmark Magazine, March 2008
“Revolution in Tights,” New York Magazine, 22 October 2007
“Not to Get Too Mystical About It,” PLAY, the NY Times Sports Magazine, October 2007
“How to be a Citizen Winemaker,” Food & Wine, October 2007
“The Confessor,” The New York Times Magazine, 29 April 2007
“Alle Montagne Con Papa,” PLAY, the NY Times Sports Magazine, March 2007
“I’ve Got a Feeling,” O, The Oprah Magazine, March 2007
“The Elle Word,” Elle Magazine, December 2006
“Virtually Cool,” New York Times Magazine, 10 September 2006
“The Obsession of Cindy Stern,” New Jersey Monthly, April 2006
“The Freshman,” New York Times Magazine, 26 Feb. 2006
“In the Balance: Wendy Whelan,” New York Times Magazine 22 January 2006
“The Smart Bomb: Scarlett Johansson,” Elle, January 2006
“Born Again: Salt Lake City” Travel & Leisure, November 2005
“My Parents Are Driving Me to Drink,” Food & Wine, October 2005
“The Great American Checkup,” Men’s Journal, August 2005
“Mountain Madness,” Men’s Journal, January 2005
“The Prodigious Son,” New York Times Magazine, 2 May 2004
“The Scientific Pursuit of Happiness,” Smithsonian, May 2004
“The Stubborn Scientist Who Unraveled A Mystery of the Night,” Smithsonian, October 2003
“Portland By the Glass” Food & Wine, August 2003
“The Last Cairn,” National Geographic Adventure, March 2003
“The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Deer,” The New York Times Magazine, 2 Feb. 2003
“The Far Side of the Bay,” National Geographic Adventure November 2002
“Someone in A Tree: Stephen Sondheim,” Smithsonian, August 2002
“Moon Over Manhattan,” Travel & Leisure, December 2001
“Far Kamchatka,” Conde Nast Traveler, April 2001
“Not Easy Being Green,” Wash. Post Book World, 20 Aug. 2000
“Much about This World,” Men’s Journal, June 2000
“One Tough Son,” Talk Magazine, February 2000
“Manhattan Gothic,” The New York Times Magazine, 2 Jan. 2000
“The New Age Comes of Age,” New Age, Nov./Dec. 1999
“Fear.com,” American Journalism Review, June 1999
“Humbly Goes the Mountain Man,” Outside, December 1997
“Playing the Game with Michael Douglas,” Men’s Journal, Dec. 1997
“The Kids Are Alright,” New York Magazine, 25 August 1997
“They Laughed at Galileo Too,” New York Times Magazine. 11 August 1996
“Sniff the Granite, Grasshopper,” Outside, June 1996
“A Bridge Too Fair,” Travel & Leisure, May 1996
“When You Need A Miracle,” Mademoiselle, April 1996
“Supernovas,” The New York Times Magazine, 31 December 1995
“Heel Boy,” Esquire, November 1995
“Born Again by the Schussmeter,” Outside, November 1995
“Deepak Chopra Has a Cold,” Esquire, October 1995
“A Good Life: Book Review,” New York Observer, 18 Sept. 1995
“The Experiments of Dr. Oz,” The New York Times Mag. 30 July 1995
“Mysterious Remission,” Vogue, March 1995
“The Science Club Serves Its Country,” Esquire, December 1994
“Bruce Babbitt, Alone in the Wilderness, Outside, October 1994
“Forever Alta,” Skiing, September 1994
“The Bear Maximum,” Men’s Journal, August 1994
“Vanuatu,” Travel & Leisure, February 1994
“Escape from New York,” The New York Times Magazine, 30 Jan 1994
“Back to the Country,” Skiing, January 1994
“The Accidental Martyr,” Esquire, December 1993
“On Two Feet,” The New Yorker, April 26, 1993.
“Prague: The History of Now,” Men’s Journal, March/April 1993
“I Now Walk into the Wild,” The New Yorker, 8 February 1993
“Dying Young: AIDS Among Teens,” Mademoiselle, February 1993
“What a Man Learns from a Broken Heart,” Glamour, January 1993
“Tikchik Journey,” Men’s Journal, Nov/Dec 1992
“Alone on the Bridge of the Earth,” Esquire Sportsman, Autumn 92
“Ken Kesey Kisses No Ass,” Esquire, September 1992
“Eternal Bliss or Bust,” Outside, September 1992
“Overlode in Telluride,” Snow Country, May/June 1992
“Gabo, the Babe & the Mid-Ocean Club,” Men’s Journal, May 1992
“A Last Good Place to Live,” Harpers, February 1992
“The High Priest of Low-Flow Shower Heads,” Outside, November 1991
“The Unbearable Loss,” Vanity Fair, August 1991 (Text only)
“Man’s View,” Self, July 1991
“At Play in the Fields of Hollywood,” Esquire, July 1991
“The Slopes of Summer,” Travel Holiday, June 1991
“Hiker’s Heaven,” Travel Holiday, February 1991
“The Filming of the Green,” Travel Holiday, December 1990
“Do We All Become Our Fathers?” Men’s Life, October/November 1990
“A Sublime Encounter,” Conde Nast Traveler, June 1990
“The Most Powerful Man on Broadway,” GQ, June 1990
“What’s New At Frisbee U?” New York Times Magazine, 10 June 1990
“Shame on Alaska,” Outside, May 1990
“Dudes at Work,” Travel Holiday, May 1990
“The Aborted Pill,” New York Woman, May 1990
“Smart Girls,” Mademoiselle, April 1990
“Style, Brains and Clownish Wit,” Connoisseur January 1990
“Lolita Davidovich,” Premiere, January 1990
“Why I Never Trust a Woman Under 30,” Mademoiselle, November 1989
“The Maverick,” Connoisseur, October 1989
“Senor Forbes,” Conde Nast Traveler, October 1989 (Text only)
“Blood Circle,” Esquire, August 1989
“Show and Tell,” 7 Days, 26 July 1989
“Family Ties,” HG, June 1989
“The Light in August,” Esquire, April 1989
“Skating Home,” 7 Days, 8 February, 1989
“The Visit,” Self, February 1989
“Deadwood Follies,” Connoisseur, January 1989
“The Mainstreaming of Acupuncture,” 7 Days, December 1988
“The Home Office, 7 Days, 19 October 1988
“A Bike and A Prayer, 7 Days, 6 July 1988
“Life At A Distance,” 7 Days, 4 May 1988
“Winter’s Harvest: Ice Mining on the Hudson,” Seaport Winter 1988
“The Transformation of Johnny Spain,” Esquire, January 1988
“Tawana’s Ark,” New York Magazine, 6 April 1987
“The Wavertree at One Hundred,” Seaport, Spring 1986
“The Alcoholic Family,” Us Magazine, July 14, 1986
“Winsome and Still Wild,” Washington Post Magazine 2 Feb. 1986