• Learning to hunt, Jason G. Goldman points a semi-automatic shotgun during firearms training. He found hunting for food to be more exciting and fulfilling than he had expected.
    DUSTIN SNIPES
    POLITICS

    A Time to Kill

    - The battle over gun control has given hunting a bad rap in some quarters. Yet, for some people, hunting is an essential part of their lifestyle — the way they get food. What are the ethics of guns vs. food self-sufficiency?
  • Eileen Roche
    OUTDOORS

    Girls in the Wild

    - Meet the San Francisco non-profit that provides adolescent girls from all different backgrounds with outdoor hiking, mountain-climbing and skill-building adventures.

  • Quick Picks

    - Alta’s partners at Book Passage in the Bay Area recommend books by California authors and on California subjects, with reviews by Book Passage staff members.