The Odd Landscape of Deep Earth

The furthest we’ve ever dug into Earth is only 0.2% of the way to its center. Beneath our progress, new research says, is an odd assortment of mountain ranges—with some peaks taller than Mount Everest—as well as massive ebbing blobs under Africa and the Pacific Ocean and a 760-mile-wide iron sphere in the center. Using seismic waves, researchers hope to map the entire make-up of …

Riding Through Fernie, BC on Specialized’s Enduro and Stumpjumper

Meadows, rocky rides, enchanted foliage and more

The motto for the town of Fernie, British Columbia, “In Montibus ad flumen,” translates to “In the Mountains by the River”—a fairly exact description of the Ktunaxa people’s land that the town is now located on. Tucked in the Elk Valley, Fernie is hugged from the south by the Lizard Range in the Canadian Rockies and the Crowsnest Range to the east. The Elk River …

Exploring the Eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains

Photographer Kellen Mohr spent 12 months—on and off—wandering the Eastern Sierra Nevada mountain range, sometimes by way of quick car-accessible excursions and sometimes on multi-day hikes. Along the way, he captured his experiences on 35mm photography. In a brief photo essay, Mohr presents a highlight reel to The Field magazine, showcasing the wonders of the California destination. From a volcanic caldera to glistening lakes, the …