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Portrait of a Cruiser – Geoff and Alison Williams

<b>Names of Owners:</b> Alison and Geoff Williams<b>Nationality:</b> British / New Zealand<b>Boat Name:</b> Saraoni (named after an island in Milne Bay which guards and …

Papua New Guinea

5 Perfect Fall Road Trips in Michigan

Upper Peninsula Drama: 75 Miles<p>The rugged beauty of the Upper Peninsula doesn’t announce itself subtly. It comes with daunting rocky cliffs that wall …

Lake Superior

A backpacker’s guide to Chile: a one-month itinerary

Why go?<p>Squeezed between the Andes and the Pacific and stretching from the Atacama Desert to the glaciers of Patagonia, this strip of a country opens its secrets to backpackers prepared to push into the lesser-known quarters: to the lava fields of Conguillío national park with its monkey puzzle …

National Parks

Out of This World: Unique National Parks You Must Visit

With astonishing features, these distinctive, unique national parks are truly out of this world.<p>There are certain places that seem to belong to …

National Parks

What 'The Dawn Wall' Left Out

On January 14, 2015, Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson topped out El Capitan’s Dawn Wall in Yosemite Valley to a circus of friends, family, and media. Their 19-day push to complete the first free ascent of the wall captured attention far beyond the climbing community. But the story of their …

Climbing

How Guides Ski in the Backcountry

Skiing apparel company Norrona sent three of its ambassadors—Merrick Mordal, Nikolai Schirmer, and Asbjørn Eggebø Næss—to ski in the Lyngen Alps of Norway. With variable conditions, the team encountered a few close calls in which the skiers showcased their commitment to safety, open dialogue, and …

How-To's

Catharsis (Entry #26 Short Film of the Year Awards 2018)

Kayaking

5 Beginner Backpacking Trips in Yosemite National Park

If you’re just getting into backpacking or even looking for your very first experience in the backcountry, you couldn’t ask for a more beautiful …

National Parks

Michigan Man Discovers Strange Glowing Rocks In The Upper Peninsula

A Michigan man made the discovery of a lifetime when he stumbled on glowing rocks on the beaches of Lake Superior. The rocks, which he named “Yooperlites” emit an eerie glow, appearing to be partially molten rock.<p>Rintamaki, a gem and mineral dealer, made this discovery after hunting for rocks in …

Lake Superior

The 12 Most Overlooked Landmarks in America

From Mt. Rushmore to the Statue of Liberty, the United States is chocked full of significant sites, though not all are household names. Scroll on for …

New Mexico

A Learn-to-Sail Adventure

I roll off the cockpit settee, pop my head over the dodger and look into the night. Twenty degrees off our starboard bow, I do see it: three white …

The 8 Largest Caves in the World Feel Like a Real-Life Planet Earth Episode

When we think of exploring different worlds, we usually think of outer space or the depths of the ocean. But what if another world is beneath us, …

Extreme Sports

OPINION: Reflecting on the Latest Lake Superior Kayaking Tragedy

<i>Eds. Note: The following is adapted from a post on the Outside Adventure to the Max blog.</i><p><i>Good judgement is the result of experience and experience</i> …

Lake Superior

Massive Amounts of Rain in Michigan

In a matter of hours, torrential rainfall caused historic damage.<p>Image of the day for June 20, 2018<p>Instruments:Aqua — MODISIn situ Measurement<p>Image …

Photos

Michigan's U.P. earthquakes twisted train tracks, rocked ships in Lake Superior

KEWEENAW PENINSULA, MI - You might not think of Michigan as a hotbed of earthquake activity, but for a couple years a century ago, our Upper …

Lake Superior

Why Hiking Is The Ultimate Form Of Self-Care

Hiking is defined as the activity of going for long walks, especially in the country or woods. Becoming one with nature is good for your …

Trails

This Beautiful Forest in the Sky Inspired the “Floating Mountains” in Avatar

Located in China's northern Hunan province, the Zhangjiajie National Forest Park is a unique landscape stretching over nearly 12,000 acres. Fittingly, it was named China's first national park in 1982 and is particularly known for the thousands of foliage covered vertical stone columns that rise up …

Photos

Oldest solo sailor to circumnavigate the world west-about arrives at Southport Yacht Club

<b>Bill Hatfield entered the Gold Coast Seaway yesterday morning at 01:04:28, after spending a tremendous 414 days at sea. Aged 79, Bill arrived at</b> …

Southport

Maiden to embark on round-the-world voyage to raise awareness of the importance of girls' education

<b>Three of the world's most decorated yachtswomen are coming together for a life-changing, round-the-world expedition. Dee Caffari MBE, Wendy Tuck and</b> …

Los Angeles

Top 7 fjords of Norway

Western Norway is famed for its spectacular and easily accessible fjords and mountains, which form a dramatic landscape and pave the way for myriad …

Luxury Lifestyle

8 Amazing Hikes in Grand Canyon National Park

When entering the Grand Canyon, you might expect the worst of the worst of national park crowds and sometimes - especially when visiting the more …

Grand Canyon

You Should Always Put a Quarter on a Frozen Cup of Water Before a Power Outage

Keep this trick in mind before the next major storm.<p>When a major storm is on the horizon, sometimes packing your bags and leaving home is the safe thing to do. But, if you're worried about the food in your fridge being safe to consume when you return, you're going to want to remember this …

Lifestyle

Lesser-known US hikes that are just as amazing as their famous counterparts

Hiking is a popular pastime in the US for good reason. Its free, relaxing, and easily accessible to most people with a car (and sometimes even that’s …

Hiking

Boaters need to prepare for Hurricane Florence

<b>The first major hurricane to strike the U.S. in 2018, Hurricane Florence, is expected to make landfall in the Carolinas potentially as a Category 4</b> …

Boating

Green Boat, Sailbuoy, Arrives on the Emerald Island - Tech.Co

History was made last week as the first unmanned, autonomous boat crossed the Atlantic Ocean to reach the Irish coast. While all eyes are on …

Sailing

When Americans realized that roughing it stinks, the RV was born

In 1915, new creature comforts created by technology merged with the back-to-nature movement.

Motorhomes

Sasha DiGuilian's Epic Climb on the Canadian Trilogy

Photo: Tim Banfield<p>Sonnie Trotter on the 5.14 pitch of Blue Jeans Direct on Mount Yamnuska.<p>Last February, the cover of a climbing magazine caught my eye: shot by Tim Banfield, the photograph showed Sonnie Trotter high on an impressive limestone face on a route called Blue Jeans Direct, on Mount …

Climbing

Go deeper: Hurricane Florence is a storm threat unlike any other

Hurricane Florence is a nightmare storm for the Carolinas and Mid-Atlantic. The reasons stem from the hurricane's power, size, forward speed and the …

North Carolina

Three Freaky New Fish Species Discovered In One Of The World's Deepest Trenches

A CT scan of a snailfish specimen captured during a recent expedition to the Atacama Trench. (Photo: Trustees of the Natural History Museum, London …

Snailfish

LAURA DEKKER'S GUPPY: Wrecked on a Reef in the Cook Islands

This definitely denotes a trend. A curse even. Call it the Curse of Famous Circumnavigating Sailboats That Have Been Donated to Non-Profit …

Fish