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A Mesmerizing Cabin in Puget Sound Evolves Over Several Decades

First built in 1959 as acclaimed architect Jim Olson's first project, a modest bunkhouse in the woods grows into an extraordinary family retreat.<p>In 1959, when Jim Olson of the celebrated Seattle firm Olson Kundig was 18 years old and a first-year architecture student, his father gave him $500 and …

Architecture

10 Photos That Will Convince You to Explore Idaho ASAP

Idaho is a pinnacle for outdoor recreation. With incredible mountain biking trails, paddle-friendly alpine lakes and rivers, and lava tubes, Idaho is …

Hiking

The John Muir Trail: 211 Miles of Bucket-List Hiking

Length: 211 miles, plus another 10 to get off Mt Whitney<br>Location: The trail runs from Yosemite National Park to the peak of Mt Whitney<br>Trail Type: …

Hiking

5 Experts on the Best Wine You Can Buy at Trader Joe’s — Shopping

Trader Joe's is one of my favorite resources for everyday wines. Good, inexpensive wines are hard not to love. But I never would have guessed that …

Affordable camper van comes with a rooftop deck

Elevate your van life<p>The camper van craze has grown from a fringe Instagram hashtag to a national movement that has people ditching their jobs and hitting the road in Sprinters, Promasters, and the like. And whether you have an unlimited budget or want to DIY, it seems like everywhere you turn, …

This Little Motorcycle Really Rocks

Posted in Gear<p>With a sleek, sophisticated design, the German-made Moto Rocker is hand-built for pint-size two-wheel enthusiasts age one-and-a-half to …

Breathtaking Timelapse Captures ‘El Capitan’ Speed Climb

Watch Brad Gobright and Jim Reynolds break the speed record on the famed Yosemite climb, The Nose of El Capitan, in an astonishing 2 hours, 19 …

Photographers, Leave Your Laptop Behind with This New Device

Plan, shoot, upload, edit, upload, share — that’s an exaggeratedly concise example of the contemporary photographer and content creator’s workflow. …

Life-Changing Lessons in How to Pack Right for Travel

I feel bad for most people I see in airports. Not only are they carrying larger, heavier bags than I am (or, gasp, <i>checking</i> luggage), but they’re lugging all that extra weight just to bring along clothing and other stuff that’s making them less comfortable. These lessons from the outdoors world will …

Montana Treehouse Retreat

Whitefish, Montana<p>Montana Tree house Retreat: Featured On The Tree house Guys on DIY Network! Nestled on a private wooded 7 acres, this artistically designed craftsman double decker tree house is one of a kind and has all the luxury amenities.<p>Located at the gateway to the Glacier National Park, …

The Vintage Electric Scrambler is an ebike built for adventure

In the increasingly competitive ebike market it can sometimes be challenging to stand out from the crowd, which is filled with plenty of bikes that …

STAR LORD. Galaxy Custom’s ‘Duke’ Yamaha XS650

There’s something very cool about hearing from a shop that you’d almost forgotten about. Better yet, when they come knocking with a custom bike that …

Hiking the Other John Muir Trail in Scotland

1.9K<p>SHARES<p>I’d been hiking across Scotland for days, and yet long after my ears should’ve acclimated, I could barely make out a word of what most …

Outside House

Located on a three-hundred-year-old lava flow, the Outside House is open-area living at its best. The dwelling is comprised of two pavilions. Clad in …

A Dramatic Tree House by Budget-Conscious DIY Builders

In a remote second-growth forest in Sullivan County, New York, is an off-the-grid tree house that was constructed with the help of the trees around it.<p>Sited on a steep, sloping hill surrounded by trees, the 360-square-foot project was designed to accommodate a limited $20,000 construction …

42 Best Cabin Getaways

Far Meadow, Sierra National Forest, CA<p><i>Related:</i> <i>Pitch your tent at the best Yosemite campgrounds</i><p>Yosemite may be only 12 miles away, but Far Meadow’s …

Hiking

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Townships Farmhouse

North Hatley, Quebec, Canada<p>When a Toronto couple with shared interests in land conservation and craftsmanship approached Lee and Macgillivray Architecture Studio (LAMAS) to build a new home on their 200-acre property in North Hatley, Quebec, a fertile partnership took root. The couple, an artist …

5 Threatened National Monuments to Backpack While You Still Can

3.2K<p>SHARES<p>America’s national monuments are in limbo. Beginning in 1906, presidents have had the ability to create monuments by executive order, which …

National park architecture: 7 amazing rustic buildings

Designing with nature<p>U.S. National Parks are renowned for their Instagrammable beauty, abundant wildlife, and recreational opportunities. But they also boast a unique architectural style known as “parkitecture.”<p>President Ulysses S. Grant decreed Yellowstone the nation’s first national park in 1872, …

Badger's Pacific Crest Trail SOBO Thru-Hike Gear List

I‘m leaving for Seattle in three days. If all goes according to plan, I will be back sometime around Halloween. Below is my full PCT Gear List (minus …

Seven of North America's Best Hot Springs

I’ve gone on many a wayward search for the perfect hot spring. Some can be tough to find, but after driving down unmarked, barely passable roads for miles, I almost always discover what I came for: a natural hot tub, surrounded by river rocks, without a soul in sight. Here’s a cheat sheet to seven …

The Road Trip You Need to Take, Based on Your Zodiac Sign

Let astrology be your guide before you plug a foreign destination into your GPS.<p>You’ve probably heard (ad nauseam) that it’s not always about the …

26 of the Best Trips to Take Right Now

Whether you’re looking to push your physical limits with freediving in British Columbia or just lean back and cast on Montana's greatest river, these trips are guaranteed to help you make the most of summer.<p>26. North Central Minnesota<p>Once scarred by a series of open-pit taconite mines, this region …

San Camp, Makgadikgadi Salt Pans, Botswana

Botswana’s six-room <b>San Camp</b> is a single blip in the 4,630-square-mile Makgadikgadi Salt Pans. See the planets and constellations without a single …

Botswana

Out And Back: 20 Best Day Hikes In America

A pair of boots, a pack large enough for some snacks and water bottles, and some weather appropriate clothes. That is just about all you’ll really …

11 Habits of Remarkably Happy People

Being happy isn't just better for your emotional well-being--it also makes you more successful.<p>Despite how appealing turmoil, negativity, and pessimism can sometimes seem, being happy isn't just better for your emotional well-being--it also makes you more successful than those who are not.<p>Check out …

Happiness

A Morocco desert adventure in 20 stunning images

BEFORE AND AFTER my trip into the Moroccan desert I spent some time in Marrakech. As a photographer, everywhere I looked was a photo opportunity. …

Royal Family

The World's Most Dangerous Hike is Now Open

When most people think of "hiking", they'd most likely conjure up mental images of serene forested hills or a nicely challenging incline. But what …

Hiking

Tune In to the Best Backpacking Podcasts

Backpacking 101 is in session—whether you’re a freshman on the trails or ready for an advanced degree in thru-hiking<p>Whether you’re still knee-deep in …

Backpacking