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8 of New Mexico’s most spectacular hikes

1. Yapashi Ruins Trail<p><b>Distance:</b> 6 miles one way<b><br>Rating:</b> Difficult<b><br>More info:</b> Bandelier National Monument<p>700 years ago, the Pajarito Plateau northwest …

Hiking

The 10 Most Dangerous SCUBA Dives in the World

There are beautiful and serene dives—and then there are dives with an added element of danger and mystery so compelling, many will risk their lives …

Best Spring Trips 2014

Vibrant spring blooms in the northern hemisphere and dazzling autumn displays in the southern make this the perfect season to get outside and walk, hike, or take a scenic drive. Use our editors' list of 10 best spring trip destinations as the launching pad for an active—and colorful—spring getaway. …

12 Habits of Highly Motivated Runners

Fitness

National Geographic Travel

Rocky Mountain National Park

<b>Location: Colorado<br>Established: January 26, 1915<br>Size: 265,873 acres</b><p>Nowhere else in the United States can a visitor see so much alpine country with such ease. A mere two-hour drive from Denver, Trail Ridge Road takes visitors into the heart of Rocky Mountain National Park, traversing a ridge above …

National Parks

30 Of The World’s Most Breathtaking Hiking Trails You Must Visit

Hikers brave the harshest climates, the highest peaks and most forbidding terrains to experience the Earth like no others possible could. Whether …

Survival skills: learn to hike in the worst of winter

High places and cold weather can be a lethal combination. A survival course in the Cairngorms is useful preparation<p>I’m teetering halfway down a sheet of ice. My crampon spikes are securely gripping the solid surface below, but none the less, some primal bit of my brain has decided that moving …

The Skier's Bucket List

Calling all skiers: Get in your turns before the snow stops flying in the Northern Hemisphere and it's time to head south. From skiing Antarctica to a self-powered adventure through the Alps, here’s a collection of trips that should be on every skier’s bucket list. Plus: Get tips from some of the …

Behind the Curtain

<i>Hoofers Outing Club, c. 1945 [source]</i><p>Go figure that on the day Chicago was -20 I couldn't stop day dreaming about my next camping trip. I got some of …

Camping

39 Places to Have a Great Long Weekend

Master the three-day weekend getaway in one of these vibrant adventure towns across the United States. With the advice of a trusted local, discover the best spots to hike, bike, paddle, eat, drink, and sleep.

Hiking

Adventure Dreams: 10 Classic Adventures

These are the quintessential adventure experiences you organize your year around because they require fitness, specialized gear, and maybe a large chunk of time off work. Our top ten cover life-list terrain in the mountains, ocean, and the desert and include the expert advice, gear tips, and …

Hiking

Florida by Land: Camp in the Wild

Experience the state’s amazing array of natural night sights and sounds by sampling a few of the wildest camping sites.<p>Florida’s wild spaces seem even wilder at night. When the sun goes down, the nocturnal symphony commences, led by croaking amphibians, hooting barred owls, and other calling and …

RVs

Top 10: Photos: World's Best Picnic Spots

Have a snack while you're soaking in the sights. Here are some of the most beautiful spots for a picnic.

Travel Photography

A wild camper’s guide to the world

Waking up surrounded by natural beauty and experiencing the solitude of the countryside is what lures many a traveller to wild camping.<p>As romantic as it sounds, there are still rules to consider – rules that not only make the experience safe and rewarding, but also preserve such special places for …

The 9 Most Spectacular Lost Cities in the World

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Cities

10 of the Most Impressive and Exhausting Hiking Routes

For many, synonymous with the word “crusade” is A few hours walking the Transition, Which is more like A Walk good. But These Stories – no more than …

Walking holidays in France: The 12 best companies for French hiking tours

It’s easy to see the appeal of walking holidays. You retreat from the rigours of modern life and take in the landscapes at your own pace, usually in a very scenic setting. France, with its extraordinary, varied terrain, and its timeless appeal for British visitors, is one of our readers’ favourite …

A 5,000-Mile Journey to the Last Frontier

North to Alaska, The Second Leg: Dawson City, Yukon Territory, to Homer, Alaska Alaska, here we come! After 10 days on the road (from Mile 0 of the …

Best Winter Trips 2015

There’s no reason to hibernate when new adventures await on every continent. From fat snow biking in the Tetons to rumbling across Aruba by Jeep, our editor’s list of 10 best winter trip destinations—plus a bonus “Reader’s Choice”—includes unexpected ideas for both snowbound and sun-splashed …

Photograph: Alamy<p>The John Muir Trail in Yosemite national park.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/1/15/1421323152902/882af4d0-ce79-4a42-8005-9225032b84ce-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Alamy<p>The John Muir Trail in Yosemite national …

Hiking

Top 10 Extreme Environments