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The Best Hikes in Hawaii

1 of 10<p>Leahi (Diamond Head)<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Kaena Point<p>3 of 10<p>Kaiwa Ridge/Lanikai Pillbox<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 10<p>Sliding Sands to Halemauu, Haleakala …

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The 10 other amazing canyons you must visit in the US

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Portland climber ends 13,000-mile trek on Mount Hood

MOUNT HOOD, OR (KPTV) -<p>A northwest native ended a record-setting 13,000-mile trek on Mount Hood Thursday morning.<p>In total, Colin O’Brady ran, hiked …

Pacific Northwest

Facing Your Fears — Washington Trails Association

What seems scarier: meeting a bear on trail or driving to the trailhead?<p>Bears and other wildlife rank among the most common fears for hikers. Cars? …

Ziplining

'It's going to push me to my limit': Fort Worth's Ali Miller set to take on California’s rugged Badwater 135

While most North Texans are bemoaning the current triple-digit heat wave, Fort Worth's Ali Miller welcomes it. The extreme temperatures have helped …

Fort Worth

515 Travel Experts (Including Me) Choose The World's 50 Best Journeys: Do You Agree?

What resulted is a collection of the top 50 trips every traveler can aspire to in their lifetime, a guide to diverse and dynamic adventures and activities in some of the most stunning and culturally-rich lands on the planet.<p>As you read, you’ll be tempted to experience massive icebergs in …

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One Trip, 9 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India

Home to 37 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, for any traveler to India these important spots are a key aspect to their trip, and that was especially true …

Taj Mahal

Stunning photos show the beauty of the 19 new UNESCO World Heritage Sites around the globe

1/<p>1. Colombia's Chiribiquete national park is a new entrant. The site some of the most concentrated plant diversity in the Amazon and is famous for …

Archaeology

America’s 25 Favorite Beach Towns

It isn’t summer without a trip to the beach.<p>The sand is golden, the pace is slow, and at least five ice cream shops are within easy reach. That’s the …

vacation

A Peaceful Katahdin Summit & 100 Mile Wilderness Walk

Ever since my decision of flipflop I’ve been worried I wouldn’t be ready for the big K-100 (Katahdin thru 100 Mile Wilderness). Flippers from years …

Hiking

Are Kilian Jornet's Speed Records Too Good to Be True?

Around 2 a.m. on May 28, 2017, Kilian Jornet crabbed across Mount Everest’s North Face, alone, delirious, at nearly 27,000 feet, and far off route. He was descending from the 29,029-foot summit, his second trip to the top without supplemental oxygen in seven days. But now he was lost and couldn’t …

Mountaineering

You'll Be Able to See All 47 National Parks Along This Insane Road Trip

Think of ALL the restaurant pitstops.<p>We already know the most efficient and sight-packed route to drive to see all the continental states, but what …

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Mexico City Travel Guide

Best Time To Go<p>June through September is the rainy season, but don't be put off by that label; rain tends to come in dramatic bursts in the evening, …

Mexico

Best 10 hiking trails on the USA’s East Coast

1 Appalachian Trail<p>Best for: bragging rights<p>Total distance: 2,200 miles (3,540 km)<p>Total duration: 5–7 months<p>The East Coast’s most famous …

Hiking

Ultra runner Kílian Jornet smashes Bob Graham endurance race record

He is the biggest star in ultra running; the winner of some of the biggest races in the world. Last year he climbed Mount Everest twice in one week, without oxygen. And on Sunday night, Kílian Jornet was to be found making history yet again on the fells of the Lake District.<p>The Bob Graham round is …

Mountaineering

Ultrarunner Kilian Jornet Wins First Race After Recovering From Injury

It has been a rough year for Kilian Jornet so far. This past spring, the ultrarunner broke his leg while competing in a ski-mountaineering event in …

Mont Blanc

This Teacher May Set an FKT on the Appalachian Trail

“I’m not giving up,” ultrarunner Harvey Lewis told <i>Outside</i> last Friday while he was near the New York–Connecticut border. “The truth is I’m going to finish, and that’s my number one goal. I believe anything is possible.”<p>Lewis, a 42-year-old high school teacher from Cincinnati, is attempting an FKT …

Hiking

The Handheld Flask You Need to Survive Summer Runs

Whether your marathon training has begun for the fall, or you’re just trying to survive walking around the block without fainting, staying hydrated …

Camping

‘Barefoot’ Ted talks: running, philosophy and LUNA sandals

While he’s best known as his “Barefoot Ted” character, Ted McDonald is much more. Ultra runner, for sure. Entrepreneur, of course. Laid-back …

Running

Father of the Fastest Known Time

Legend has it that Buzz Burrell once hitchhiked 80 miles away from his home in Boulder, Colorado, and ran back on remote trails for two days carrying …

Running

The 5 Best Sleeping Pads For Camping

Sleeping in the woods is an amazing experience — you build a cozy campfire, kick back under the stars, and connect with Mother Nature. That said, if …

Backpacking

Ten Things I’ve Learned 30 Days into Hiking the AT

Here’s some things I’ve learned so far hiking the Appalachian Trail. You may agree, you may not agree… but hopefully I can help someone out.<br>1: Slow …

Hiking

Canadian Mountain Running Champion Emily Setlack on falling in love with the trail

Photo: Tim Huebsch.<p>Emily Setlack is the 2018 Canadian Mountain Running Champion and 2017 Vancouver Half-Marathon Champion. Setlack also competed at …

Love

It’s gonna be a hot Mount Marathon, so racers be warned and spectators stand by — preferably with ice

Cramps and the effects of heat took down runner Karen Williams near the finish line of the 2009 Mount Marathon race. Another hot day is expected …

Marathons

Husky saves hiker after 700-foot fall; owner says he's saved someone before

(FOX NEWS) – A deaf hiker is crediting a spirited Husky with saving her life after falling 700 feet down a mountain during a solo hike in Alaska — …

Pets

"Endless" star Gary Robbins diagnosed with stress reaction

MRI results are in.<p>This is a picture of me doing what I love most, running in the mountains. Unfortunately there won't be any running images posted …

Ultramarathons

7 Best Hikes in Redwood National and State Parks

It is truly a mind-bending experience to hike in a forest of the tallest trees on earth. Wandering through this almost prehistoric landscape of …

Hiking

The Most Inspiring Running Stories of All Time

Need motivation? Check out some of the best features we’ve ever published.<p>1 of 50<p>Bret, Unbroken<p>By Steve Friedman (June 2013)<p>His brain and body shattered in a horrible accident as a young boy, Bret Dunlap thought just being able to hold down a job, keep an apartment, and survive on his own added up …

Marathons

The 8 Best Things to Do in Querétaro, Mexico

Santiago de Querétaro, most often referred to simply as Querétaro, is a beautiful colonial city in central Mexico well worth putting on your travel …

Mexico

10 great places to explore along the Canadian border

While national attention is focused on the southern border with Mexico, our continent-spanning boundary with Canada is largely forgotten. “It’s uncrowded. It’s cheap and it’s so beautiful. You feel like you’re being let in on a secret when you drop in on these places,” says writer Porter Fox. He …

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