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These Adventure Lodging Options Are Amazingly Inexpensive

Believe it or not, right this very minute, you can book lodging for next weekend—plenty of availability—seriously, we checked—inside Grand Teton …

El Paso

Austria’s New James Bond Museum Is a Spectacular Secret Lair High in the Alps

Photo by Christoph Nosig/007 ELEMENTS<p>The new James Bond museum, 007 ELEMENTS, is located on the same mountain where “Spectre” was filmed.<p>Located …

James Bond

The Best 4000 Footers for Sunrise

After hiking all the 4000 footers in NH, you’d think it would be time to move onto something else. Oddly enough after four rounds I still find myself …

Hiking

3-Day Adventure Itinerary in White Mountain National Forest

A three-day weekend is a beautiful thing that shouldn't be wasted. It's easy to get caught up on chores and errands during those precious days off, …

Hiking

How to Strength Train Like Gwen Jorgensen

Becoming a successful runner is more than just logging hundreds of miles and eating right. Strength training is an essential part of any runner’s …

Workouts

How to Predict Backcountry Weather Conditions

There is a right way to backpack. You should equip yourself with the gear, supplies, and skills that are appropriate for the conditions and your trip objective.<p>Among the conditions that I consider (there are about ten), the weather has an outsized role on my preparations. It affects my clothing, …

Weather

3-Season Hiker Gear List for the Northeast | AMC

Hiking

A Trainer Says These Are the 8 Best Exercises For Fat Loss

Whether your goal is to lose fat or you want to strengthen your muscles, you might think you need to do different exercises to achieve each. Personal trainer Rob Allen posted this photo to his Instagram account to show that whatever your goal, "Whether you want to lose fat or gain muscle, strength …

Workouts

The 10 Best National Parks in the U.S.

A few are even free.<p>From swampy marshes to soaring canyons, from pristine glaciers to scorching deserts, America’s national parks encompass nearly …

National Parks

The Best and Worst Foods to Fuel You Before a Hike

Make that mountain your bitch.<p>Personally, I love to hike – it’s one of my favorite summer activities. There’s nothing more satisfying than conquering …

Nutrition

10 Must-Read Books for Every Type of Summer Trip

Your summer reading list, covered<p>Summer means two things: travel and long stretches of work-free time, perfect for catching up on that neglected book …

Books

How to Run a Faster 10K

What do I mean by "run fast?" How fast?<p>I'll be blunt: I believe just about every reasonably fit male the age of 45 has the theoretical physiological …

Marathons

Every National Park Map Now Available Online, Free

<i>Maps from all 59 parks are available on Holly's website. Scott Johnson photo via National Parks Traveler.</i><p><b>If you’re planning a trip in any National</b> …

The 12 week Half-Marathon training guide | On

Half-Marathon vs. Marathon – Which is for you?<p>For some people, the full Marathon (42.2km / 26.1 miles) is simply too taxing on the body and too …

Marathons

What This Adventure Writer Takes into the Woods

For the past seven years, Aislinn Sarnacki has covered the outdoor beat as a reporter for the <i>Bangor Daily News</i>. Thanks to her expertise and wide range of skills, Sarnacki’s column, Act Out with Aislinn: Adventures in the Maine Wilderness, has an ever-growing stream of devoted followers,with nearly …

Camping

The 24-Hour Plans for 10 Must-Do National Parks

Cramming a National Park visit into just one day can involve a stressful amount of guess-based planning and/or a dose of luck-infused spontaneity. But you can take charge with confidence if you read though this list of carefully curated day plans for ten beloved National Parks.<p>Big Bend, Texas<p>The …

National Parks

Doctors Reveal Which Everyday Habits Trigger Aging And Inflammation

Aging and inflammation go hand in hand. Learn what most of us are doing every day to make the process worse, and what we can do to fix it.<p>June 22, …

Workstations

Whales, birds, and icebergs: Nature like you’ve never seen it in Newfoundland and Labrador

One of the great appeals of living in New England is its proximity to a beautiful coastline, spectacular beaches, and scenic hikes; a place where our …

The Adventure Guide to Montana

These are the golden rules of good metabolism, according to J.Lo’s nutritionist

If there’s one thing that celebrity nutritionist Haylie Pomroy wants you to know, it’s that “good” metabolism isn’t about winning some kind of …

The Best Homemade Snacks According to the Pros

Whether you’re working, playing, or training outside, hunger pangs are public enemy number one. Devising the kind of snacking strategy that can keep them at bay is important for optimal performance. While there’s an entire market dedicated to packaged options (some of which we love), much of it is …

Breakfast

Leave No Stragglers: How to Hike the White Mountain 4000 Footers

My friend Joe has this saying, “Leave No Stragglers”, which is his mantra for hiking the White Mountain 4000 footers in a time and energy efficient …

5 great beginner 4,000-footers in New Hampshire

The summit of New Hampshire’s Mount Osceola. (tmaull/Flickr Photo)<p>New Hampshire is home to 48 peaks standing 4,000 feet or more. Completing all 48 is …

The Teardrop Trailer You Can Afford

Rob Reeve of Denver, Colorado, is redefining what it means to keep it simple in the camper industry. His company Hiker Trailer produces lightweight, affordable teardrop trailers, packing in everything you need to experience the outdoors in an admittedly tiny space. The 4-by-8-foot model starts at …

Tested: Hiker Trailer, the World’s Most Affordable Teardrop Trailer

I, like many of you, dream about owning a tricked-out Sprinter or Tacoma and living on the road. But that’s not possible with a full-time job and limited funds. So I’ve been exploring alternative options for weekend adventuring.<p>Most recently, I came across Hiker Trailer, a company that makes …

The Best Adventure Podcast You Should Be Listening To

Growing up in Anchorage, Alaska, Evan Phillips had front-row seats to the wild. From age 16 to 27, he ventured from peak to peak, often guiding on the 20,310-foot Denali, as well as climbing in the Canadian Rockies, the American Southwest, and Aconcagua, in Argentina. So it seemed natural that when …

Where to Rent a Campervan for Your Next Road Trip

The open road. A hand-drawn map to someplace awesome. A co-pilot with a killer playlist and bottomless snacks. Welcome to van life. Camping and road tripping via campervan is seeing a resurgence in popularity, as more people skip clunky, gas-guzzling RVs but still want to sleep somewhere more …

RVs

From Banana to Oats: Here Are 5 Foods to Eat Before a Workout

Sweating it out in the gym isn’t enough. You need the right food to support your workout. After all, the idea behind exercise is to gain health and …

3 New Hampshire 4,000-Footers That Everyone Avoids

<i>It’s too long</i>, <i>it’s too far out of the way</i>, <i>it’s too flat, and it’s too hard</i> are just a few of the reasons people give when somebody suggests hiking …

Swipe Right for Inspiring Connections. {Partner}

<i>This is a post written by Shapr—an Elephant partner. We’re honored to work with anyone who is this dedicated to offering a more mindful way of</i> …

Networking