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10 Best Multi-Day Hikes in the National Parks

U.S. national parks are packed with overnight treks that offer epic views and impressive climbs. These ten are the best of the best.

20 Awesome Backpacking Trips

If you haven’t walked four to 16 miles on a trail lately, set up a tent, slept under the stars, woken up, drank coffee, and watched the world wake up …

Best Fall Hikes Near Portland

Fall is a beautiful time in Portland, and you should definitely get out and see some of the amazing fall colors in the area. Nature adds orange, red, …

National Geographic Travel

Evolution

5 Arguments Religious People Should Quit Using.

<b>5. The Belief That Religious People Are Being Persecuted In America.</b><p>This is a very common argument that many religious people seem to believe, but …

Religion

The voice of atheism since 1881 » ‘Stealth’ exorcisms needed in the US

<b>If you plan on exorcising an entire country – something that happened recently in Mexico – don’t go shouting about it before you start attacking</b> …

Skepticism

Beautiful Utah: Arches National Park

They're called "Miracles of Nature," and it's not possible to find a higher concentration of them anywhere in the world outside of Utah. <b>Arches National Park</b> contains so many natural red sandstone arches that there isn't a specific count (over 2000 have been found in the park), and erosive forces …

National Parks

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks

and Giant Sequoia National Monument<p><b>Overall Rating</b><p><b>Distance, miles</b><p><b>Climbing, feet</b><p><b>Trail name</b><p><b>Sequoia and Kings Canyon</b> National …

National Geographic Travel

National Geographic Travel

16 Of The Most Photogenic Hikes On The West Coast

Best coast?

Jesus went to hell: The Christian history churches would rather not acknowledge

Prior to his resurrection, Christ descended to the underworld — a paradox most churches prefer not to confront<p>"It was Saturday that Jesus Christ went to Hell.”<p>This is one phrase that Christians, whether mainline or evangelical, Catholic or Protestant, will likely <i>not</i> hear from the pulpit this week. …

Theology

Ten Perfect Winter Hikes

What makes winter such a great time to hike? For one, mosquitoes and other bugs are nowhere to be found. The crowds are nonexistent. Cooler temperatures make Southern hikes a lot more pleasant. And few places are as magically still as a forest covered in snow.<p>That said, the days are shorter, so you …

Hiking

National Geographic Travel

19 Thrilling Trails Guaranteed to Make Your Heart Race

These 19 hikes will raise your heart rate, take you to perilous heights, or bring you to awe-inspiring destinations.

20 Legendary Day Hikes in the National Parks

The greatest hikes in U.S. national parks aren't necessarily the longest. Here are 20 treks that get hikers into the best a park has to offer in just a day.

John Muir Trail: The History and Significance

The John Muir Trail is a long distance backpacking trail located in the Sierra Nevada mountains in central California. The trail offers an amazing …

Hiking

The Best Sleeping Bags for Camping

<b>November 2017 Update</b><br>We updated our review with notes from this summer and fall's camping trips. While the award winners stay the same, we note some …

7 great year-round camping destinations

Living Forest Oceanside Campground & RV Park<p>By Vancouver Is Awesome<p>From ocean views to lush forests, this Nanaimo park has over 300 campsites to …

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