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23 Must-Do Hikes in the National Parks

Photo: Michael Matti<p>You can't see all the beauty of the National Parks from your car or the visitor center. You need to hit the trail and get into the wild to really capture all that the parks have to offer. Take a look at this list, lace up your hiking boots, and start planning your next hiking …

National Parks

29 Surreal Places In America You Need To Visit Before You Die

<b>If you live in the U.S., you don’t need a passport to see what mother nature has to offer.</b><p>1. Mendenhall Glacier Caves, Alaska<p>In Mendenhall Valley of …

Antarctica 2013: The Race Is Over

It was another eventful weekend in the Antarctic where teams continue to struggle with their individual goals. For some of the South Pole skiers it …

Hidden Alaska

See photos of Alaska's hidden landscapes and wildlife by Michael Melford in this photo gallery from National Geographic.

Nature

Check out a few shots of The North Face Park and Pipe Open Series presented by Nissan (PPOS) in Copper Mountain this past weekend – a great way to kick-off the competition season. We congratulate all the competitors for throwing down their best, especially U.S. Freeskiing athletes Gus Kenworthy of Telluride, CO and Annalisa Drew of Andover, MA who both took first place in their categories. Find more photos, videos, and event results @ at www.TheNorthFacePPOS.com.

The 10 Most Incredible Tornado Videos Ever

While I was reporting “When the Luck Ran Out in El Reno” I watched a lot of torn porn. Pretty quickly, I noticed that good tornado movies share some common elements. First, you need close-up footage of a tornado. The closer the better. This year saw a record number of videos that were actually …

Weather