Grand Canyon

You Can Now Zipline Across This National Park in the Thrill of a Lifetime

Are you an adventure-seeker? Then we've got something you need to add to your bucket list. Introducing: the newly opened zip line that stretches …

Zip-lines

Nearly every member of Trump's advisory board for national parks quits in protest

Almost every member of an advisory board created to care for America’s national parks has quit in protest after Trump administration officials …

National Parks

Today in Arizona History

Sunday, Jan. 21<p>On this date in 1877, Allen's Camp, Ariz. changed its name to St. Joseph after the Prophet, Joseph Smith.<p>On this date in 1921, the …

Business

The Last Drive For Braintree Best Taxi

With Braintree's local taxi company out of business, owner Greg Najjar spoke with Braintree Patch to reflect on nearly 30 years of service.<p>BRAINTREE, …

Uber

Planning your next holiday? This is your ideal travel companion

Nothing matches the joy of globetrotting. But, travelling comes with its share of hassles, especially when it comes to getting a sim card that serves …

Travel

Wilderness: The New Treatment for PTSD

New science seeks to quantify how wild spaces can treat widespread mental health issues. In the wake of a personal struggle, writer Annette McGivney …

Backpacking

You Can Now Zip-Line over the Grand Canyon

Anyone can visit the Grand Canyon and peer over a railing, but few will be brave enough to fly over the depths of the natural wonder with nothing …

Zip-lines

The Battle Over America's Wilderness

Not since the days of the Wild West has the public land picture seemed so unsettled.<p>0<p>SHARES<p>For less than a year, Utah’s Bears Ears National Monument …

Backpacking

Improve Your Life With These 7 Wires on Amazon Prime. (Yes, Wires.)

You deserve better than what comes in the iPhone box.<p>Filed Under Apple, Inverse Loot, Movies & Power<p>The revolution will not be televised. It'll be …

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What to Expect During a Grand Canyon Mule Ride

Of mules and men and the Grand Canyon<p>Ever watch an old John Ford movie and see yourself in place of John Wayne, cantering through the scenic vistas …

National Parks

7 Ideas for your Travel Bucket-List

Travel has never been more accessible and now is the time to experience some of the most iconic attractions in the world. If you have a bucket-list …

List-Worthy

Thru Hiking the Grand Canyon

From filmmaker Pete Mcbride, <i>Dust in the Blood</i> chronicles McBride’s attempt to thru-hike the Grand Canyon with writer Kevin Fedarko. In addition to taking on this challenging task, they set out to highlight the numerous threats facing the canyon and its future.

Hiking

Uranium Miners Pushed Hard for a Comeback. They Got Their Wish.

<i>Want the latest climate news in your inbox? You can sign up here to receive Climate Fwd:, our new email newsletter.</i><p>MONUMENT VALLEY, Utah — Garry Holiday grew up among the abandoned mines that dot the Navajo Nation’s red landscape, remnants of a time when uranium helped cement America’s status as a …

Politics

Freshman Blumbergs leads Grand Canyon to victory

PHOENIX — Freshman Roberts Blumbergs came off the bench to score a career-high 25 points, Joshua Braun scored 20 and Grand Canyon cruised to an 84-71 …

WAC

Step inside the $1 billion US embassy in London — which Trump says is worse than the old one and refuses to visit

President Donald Trump has cancelled his planned trip to Britain, where he was due to open the new US embassy.<p>In a tweet on Thursday, Trump claimed that the Obama administration had sold the former US embassy "for 'peanuts,' only to build a new one in an off location."<p>The decision to sell the old …

U.S. Politics

Wilderness day trips from Almaty, Kazakhstan

A pleasant, leafy city that would seem more at home in central Europe than Central Asia, Almaty is stocked with museums, cafes and nightlife. But Kazakhstan's second city (and its former capital) is also a great base from which to explore the country's wild southern landscapes. The city itself is a …

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We may be able to see mountains and valleys on distant worlds

There are stunning mountain ranges on Earth, Mars and even Pluto. But what about worlds further afield?<p>Moiya McTier at Columbia University in New …

Science

New Grand Canyon zip-lines soar 1,000 feet at West Rim

CLOSE<p>Two sets of ziplines send riders soaring nearly 1,000 feet above the canyon floor.<p>If you’ve ever imagined flying over a canyon without benefit …

National Parks

Lofton helps New Mexico St pull away from Grand Canyon 70-59

PHOENIX (AP) — Zach Lofton scored 29 points and made all 10 free throws and New Mexico State pulled away in the second half to defeat Grand Canyon 70-59 Thursday night, ending the Antelopes' eight-game Western Athletic Conference win streak.<p>New Mexico State (14-3, 2-0) outscored Grand Canyon 19-9 …

WAC

The Complete 2018 NCAA Men's Volleyball Schedule

We've got the only schedule you'll need this college men's volleyball season. In this list of all the NCAA Division I-II men's volleyball matches, …

Volleyball

This Insane New Zip Line Let's You Soar Above the Grand Canyon at 45MPH

Seeing the Grand Canyon should be on everyone's bucket list. It's one of the seven wonders of the world for good reason. But face it, you're busy, …

List-Worthy

Best Hikes in Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park<p>Grand Canyon National Park is one of America's most stunning natural sights, and ranks among its top outdoor destinations. …

National Parks

12 facts about Colorado’s national parks that will surprise you

WITH 14,000-FOOT PEAKS, ancient Puebloan ruins, and sand dunes rivaling those of the deserts in your imagination, Colorado’s national parks make an …

National Parks

Hiking the Grand Canyon

National Parks

Ryan Zinke Takes Credit For Obama-Era Fight To Protect Grand Canyon From Mining

The administration can't get its story straight — again.<p>WASHINGTON — Late last month, the Interior Department published a “comprehensive list of accomplishments” in its first year under Secretary Ryan Zinke’s leadership, including several actions it felt demonstrated “a conservation stewardship …

Ryan Zinke

‘Dreamers,’ 7-Eleven, Michelle Williams: Your Thursday Briefing

<i>(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.)</i><p><i>Good morning.</i><p><i>Here’s what you need to know:</i><p><b>Diverging views on immigration</b><p>• House Republicans proposed a hard-line immigration policy on Wednesday that clashed with President Trump’s talk the day before of a bipartisan deal.<p>The House proposal …

Tonya Harding

Several first-place battles tonight: Summit League (Oral Roberts at South Dakota St); Conference USA (Western Kentucky at Old Dominion); WAC (New Mexico St at Grand Canyon); Southern (UNC Greensboro at East Tennessee St); Horizon League (Wright St at Northern Kentucky); NEC (St. Francis-PA at Robert Morris).

Several first-place battles tonight: Summit League (Oral Roberts at South Dakota St); Conference USA (Western Kentucky at Old Dominion); WAC (New …

College Basketball

Arizona man put injustices to Native Americans in focus

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona man celebrated for the humanity that was showcased in his photographs of people across the Colorado Plateau and the world has died.<p>John Running died Sunday of complications from a brain tumor at his Flagstaff home, said his daughter, Raechel Running. He was 77.<p>His …

Native Americans

Grand Canyon basketball faces mirror image against New Mexico State in WAC showdown

Some Havocs have been camped out in front of GCU Arena since Tuesday for Thursday's game against New Mexico State.<p>With students back from holiday …

College Basketball

8 beautiful places that have revealed the Earth's secrets

Surtsey Island<p>It doesn't look like much, but there's a reason for that. Surtsey Island, off the coast of Iceland, is a relatively new place on Earth. …

Geology