Adventure Travel

Where to Ski (Yes, on Snow) this Fourth of July Weekend

You don't need us to remind you how epic this past winter was for skiing. But why dwell on past powder days? The outrageously deep snowpack coupled …

Skiing

How To Pack for the Camino de Santiago

<i>How do you effectively pack for the Camino de Santiago — light and prepared? This is the place to find out. But first, some quick background.</i><p>A …

Travel

Best Yellowstone Hotels, Cabins, Camping, and Restaurants

Where to Stay<p>Best Yellowstone Hotels, Cabins and Camping<p>Where should I stay on my Yellowstone National Park vacation? That is one of the most …

National Parks

Use Your Points to Learn Skills From the World's Experts

Since acquiring Starwood, Marriott has been making baby steps towards:<p>Learning from the strong affinity that members have for the Starwood Preferred …

Laird Hamilton

em>Outside</em> Posts 2017 Summer Gear Buying Guide

If you're in the market for some new outdoor gear, you're in luck. <i>Outside</i> magazine has just published its 2017 Summer Buying Guide, and as usual it …

Camping

Rae Lakes Loop

<b>UPDATE</b>: As of Spring 2017, reports indicate that the bridge over Woods Creek at Upper Paradise Valley and the bridge across Woods Creek at the PCT …

Travel

Adventure Town: Where to Find Thrills in NYC

Be they preschool or high school, kids want action. For them, a day at the Metropolitan Museum of Art can’t compare with flying above it. Zipping …

List-Worthy

Kosovo's section of the Via Dinarica has…

Trekking through Kosovo, across its mountainous landscapes and to some of the Balkan Peninsula’s most remote peaks, just became a whole lot easier. On June 15, after two years of planning, walking, painting, and posting, the vertical signage and route markings for the country’s 120km section of the …

Lonely Planet

Where to Go for a Thrill-Seeking Adventure Honeymoon

Intro Deck:<p>This story originally appeared on Travelandleisure.com.<p>The love you’re about to share with your new partner is without question a huge adrenaline rush, but, before you walk down the aisle and say “I do,” make sure to also plan the perfect honeymoon for you and your thrill-seeking better …

Great Barrier Reef

Marketing to Baby Boomers: Is the outdoor industry overlooking a lucrative generation of enthusiasts?

Every day, about 10,000 baby boomers in the United States retire. Every day, a significant number of them choose to spend their retirement years …

Outdoors

Study Finds: Head Outside For The Happiest Workout

Spend three hours hiking outside versus walking on a treadmill and you’ll have more energy, a better mood, and less anxiety. Those results published …

Research

Yosemite’s Tioga Road opens to cars Thursday — but here’s how you can beat the crowds

Yosemite’s Tioga Road will open to cars at 8 a.m. Thursday — the latest the pass has opened since 1998.<p>The winter’s heavy snowfall took weeks to …

National Parks

Snow Season: Keeping It Cool in Victoria

As the temperature drops the thoughts of many Melburnians turn to the mountains—or more specifically Victoria’s ski fields. Skiing is one of our most …

Skiing

Avoid the Crowds at These Famed Destinations

<i>PHOTO: The San Ignacio Resort Hotel in San Ignacio, Belize is located approximately 90 minutes from Belize City. (</i><i>photo</i> <i>courtesy of San Ignacio Resort</i> …

National Parks

Snowboarder Sage Kotsenburg tells NBC Sports he will not defend his 2014 Olympic gold

On Tuesday 23-year-old snowboarder Sage Kotsenburg — winner of the first-ever snowboard slopestyle Olympic gold medal — officially announced he will …

Olympics

‘Hiking is my happiness’ for new leader of Washington Trails Association

Jill Simmons is a Minnesota flatlander who moved to Seattle 17 years ago and found her place on a mountain path.

Travel

Zhuzhu celebrations begin in Hechi

People of the Yao ethnic group gathered in Tonggu Square, Dahua Yao autonomous county, Hechi, to celebrate the Zhuzhu Festival, on June 23.A wide …

Race & Ethnicity

Baxter State Park, Maine

Location<br>Baxter State Park occupies about 210,000 acres of beautiful and rugged Maine wilderness. Stop at Lake Millinocket for a wonderful shot of …

Travel

Herzogstand and Heimgarten: Day Hike in the Alps

If you find yourself in the Bavarian Alps then you have plenty of options for beautiful day hikes. The popular mountain peaks Herzogstand and …

Travel

Peru/Chile Waveski Road Trip – FEW Ep1, Surfing with Dolphins

<b>Published on</b> juin 28th, 2017 | <i>by Kayak Session</i><p>FEW recaps the adventures of Pablo Arrouays, Nathan Eades and Clement Guilbert on a 12 000 km road trip …

Kayaking

Wet and wild: 9 aquatic adventures from around the world

Surf, sail and snorkel your way through some of the most beautiful corners of the planet on these amazing active aquatic adventures. Grab your …

Halong Bay

Creationist Drops Grand Canyon Lawsuit After Park Approves His Research Permit

Dr. Andrew Snelling's research request wasn't rejected because he's Christian. It's because his proposal revealed a significant lack of expertise in …

National Parks

Boulders and Rock Scramble Galore, Summiting Katahdin!

Katahdin at Last!<p>June 8th was the day our thru hike began. It started picture perfect and beautifully: blue skies, sunshine nary a breeze and full of …

Outdoors

13 moments you'll experience on your first RV trip

THERE’S SOMETHING ABOUT living life on four wheels. Even when you have a kitchen, a bedroom, cable TV — things feel different when nature is right …

Travel

Thru-Hiking Goes International with These New Long-Distance Trails

In 2010, American Paul Stephens was working for USAID in Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia—a country roughly the size of South ­Carolina—where he had originally traveled to volunteer for the Peace Corps. In between helping with the agency’s poverty and education initiatives, he explored the nearby …

Travel

How Through-Hiking Ruined My Life

Earlier this month, after only four months of employment, I quit the first full-time job I’ve had since through-hiking the Appalachian Trail last …

Appalachian Trail

The Best New Thru-Hikes

We write about the famous U.S. thru-hikes all the time, from the Appalachian Trail to the Pacific Crest. But there are a whole host of international options, too. Here are four of the best ones, each either recently completed or still under construction.<p>The Sinai Trail<p><i>Completed in 2015; 140 miles</i></b> …

Travel

Hiker slips off footbridge over Wapama Falls in Yosemite, plunges to death

A series of footbridges crossing Wapama Falls was recently labeled “Yosemite’s newest water attraction” in which tourists run or walk across and get …

The best places to spend time alone in nature in Oregon

OREGON has one of the greatest varieties of landscapes, from high desert to wild coastlines to dense old-growth forests. The number of great places …

Eastern Oregon

Earth - 13 beautiful images of our National Parks

The first seeds for today’s National Parks were sown in the 19th Century by great romantic poets such as Byron, Coleridge and Wordsworth. It wasn’t until 1951, however, that the first areas were designated as National Parks, the most recent to be assigned being the South Downs in 2010.<p>There are …

National Parks