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Top 8 Most Challenging Hiking Trails in America

With summer unofficially over and your beach days numbered, now’s the perfect time to plan your next outdoor adventure, like hitting one of the …

Hiking

5 Reasons to Visit Montana: Epic Hiking Trails in Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park in Montana is steadfastly considered to be one of the most beautiful places on Earth. John Muir once said that it holds “…the …

Hiking

What to Send in Thru-Hiking Care Packages

By Laura Lancaster<p>Having been on the receiving end of a number of care packages during my own thru-hike of the Pacific Crest Trail in 2014, I know …

Dessert

Taylor's 2018 PCT Gear List

I start hiking in less than a week, so I’ve been figuring out my final gear set up and logistics. I thought I’d do a gear list for the folks who have …

Backpacking

Learning to Love Backpacking in the Rain

The first time I got caught backpacking in a serious rain I was an idiot. Nothing bad actually happened to me, but I was light years away from being …

Backpacking

10 Best Long-Distance Hiking Trails in the U.S. to Escape Civilization

Long-Distance Wilderness Hikes in the U.S.<p>1. Appalachian Trail, Georgia to Maine<p>One of the oldest long trails in the U.S., the Appalachian Trail is …

Hiking

Here's Why Killing Yourself With Cardio is the Wrong Way to Get in Shape

Want to look better? Forget about the gym.<p>If getting in better shape is something you'd like to do, know this: You'll make more of a dent watching what you eat as opposed to trying to burn calories doing cardio. It's because a person burns roughly 100 calories running one mile, and since you need …

Exercise

Dylan Bowman Claims Fastest Known Time on California's Lost Coast Trail

Professional ultrarunner overcomes wildlife and wild surf along iconic 55-mile NorCal coastal route.<p>A series of waves came crashing in on Dylan …

Hiking

11 UK canyoning adventures you need to try

Get your kicks from rock jumps, river swims and epic mountain scenery? These high-octane canyoning adventures will have all your boxes ticked.<p>Huge …

Hiking

HIKE TO THE COLORFUL MOUNTAIN IN PERU

Soaring glacier peaks scrape the sky to the left. A valley plummets to the right. Front and center is a mound of earth striped with intense …

Hiking

On the Terrible, All-Consuming Beauty of Grief and Memory

<i>What does it really mean to let go? When we turned this question over to our editors and readers, their responses proved that grief, catharsis, and</i> …

Mind

Mingma Sherpa: “We don’t need rules for Everest” - Mount Everest

Mingma Sherpa<p>No question, Seven Summits Treks polarize. On the one hand, there are the critics who accuse the Nepalese expedition operator of …

Mountaineering

17 Breathtaking Hikes Through Atlantic Canada You Must Try This Spring

<b>Hit the trails this spring and rediscover the natural beauty of Atlantic Canada.</b> <b></b>Immerse yourself in the thick forests and rocky hikes that wind …

Hiking

10 Best States for Hiking and Scenic Views

The U.S. has no shortage of breathtaking vistas and natural wonders. From trekking through red-rock desert canyons to climbing staggering …

Hiking

Why the 5 Least-Visited National Parks Are Worthy of an Adventure

A century ago, America invented the idea of the National Parks System to preserve rad wilderness. The parks were places largely un-screwed-with by …

National Parks

At March for Our Lives, survivors lead hundreds of thousands in call for change

"Fight for your lives before it's someone else's job." — Emma Gonzalez<p>WASHINGTON — Marjory Stoneman Douglas senior Emma Gonzalez stood silent, with tears streaming down her face, on a stage in front of thousands at Saturday's March for Our Lives.<p>After listing the names of the 17 people killed when …

Guns

Hot Springs, Ski Towns, and Tall Peaks: 10 Life-Changing Colorado​ ​Vacations​

With relaxing hot springs, haunting ghost towns, outdoor adventures, breathtaking views, gourmet dining, romantic scenery, and hip hotels, Colorado …

Is America on the Verge of a Constitutional Crisis?

As the Trump presidency approaches a troubling tipping point, it’s time to find the right term for what’s happening to democracy.<p>Here is something that, even on its own, is astonishing: The president of the United States demanded the firing of the former FBI deputy director, a career civil servant, …

Donald Trump

Canada’s 7 Natural Wonders

When you think of Canada, chances are an image of a snow-capped mountain, rushing river or perhaps the eerie neon glow of the northern lights comes …

15 Natural Wonders of Banff and the Canadian Rockies

When I was 23, my friend and I did a 2-month roadtrip down the coast from Vancouver to Baja California and then back up through the Rockies where my …

Top 10 Highest Waterfalls in The World

A true spectacle, proof of nature’s forces and wonders of mother nature. A waterfall is one of the most amazing creations that nature has to offer. …

Melania Knew

Dear America: Come on, you can’t be serious.<p>The ongoing saga over a president, a porn star and a payoff is so lewd and tawdry that it can’t simply be added to the ever-expanding list of horrible misbehaviors of a womanizing misogynist.<p>It’s not even the infidelity that most bothers me. I view that …

Donald Trump

Walk The World: 10 Life Lessons You Can Learn On The Hiking Trail

There’s more to the trail than the crackling of dry twigs under your feet, having your mind blown by the perfect sunset or feeling the humbling …

Hiking

7 Ways Campers Can Save Money & Spend More Time Outdoors

<b>It was folly from the get-go.</b> And a lesson I’ve carried with me for many years.<p>A group of friends and I had decided to camp for the weekend on the …

Ancient Olympians ate this honey cheesecake as a post-workout snack, and we have the recipe

Some may say that cheesecake is food of the gods—those people include the ancient Greek Olympians, who feasted on a flour cake filled with cheese and honey after their pentathlon competitions. The ancient Greeks were already aware of the connections between physical aptitude and lifestyle …

Baking

25 Must-see Spots in North America According to a Man Who Took a 22,000-mile Road Trip

From remote surf towns to fern-covered canyons and massive glaciers, here are some of the most incredible sights the U.S. and Canada have to …

5 Things You Should Know Before You Go Skydiving for the First Time

My mom swears she isn’t nervous. The last time she went skydiving was 40 years ago, well before I was born. And as we drive to NZONE Skydive—in …

The Secret to Happiness? Simplify.

For centuries, people leaned into the popular (and false) belief that possession—material wealth and stature—was synonymous with happiness. But now minimalism is on the rise, and for good reason: it works. With the popular Netflix film <i>Minimalism: A Documentary About Important Things</i> and the massive …

Minimalism

Best Hikes in Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park<p>Grand Canyon National Park is one of America's most stunning natural sights, and ranks among its top outdoor destinations. …

The Ultimate Guide to Planning Your Havasupai Adventure

An oasis in the desert. A place for you to witness the Grand Canyon walls surrounding you while listening to the sound of rushing water outside your …