Grand Teton National Park

These are the coolest ski towns in North America - 2018

15. Missoula, MT<p>Missoula, MT<p>Surf the earth<p>Missoula trip planning info<p>Missoula is the ultimate hybrid ski + university town with serious backcountry …

Skiing

The 10 Best Trails to See Bears

SKIP<p>1 / 10<p>Brook Falls Trail, Katmai National Park, AK<p>While Katmai National Park is home to moose, gray wolves, caribou, and whales, it’s the brown …

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Properties That Bring You Close to Nature

Joshua Tree, Calif.<p>Two bedrooms, one bathroom<p>This eclectic home sits on 225 acres abutting federally preserved land, and is about 2 miles from Joshua Tree National Park. Mojave Rock Ranch, built in 1958, has an indoor/outdoor feel. It features modern amenities such as a heated pool and spa, and a …

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The World's Most Epic Day Hikes

These tremendous treks don't require an overnight bag.<p>Every trail offers a fresh adventure, whether you meander along a river, through a forest, or into a valley. With these 10 treks from around the globe, you'll take in views of gorgeous landscapes, challenge your abilities, and see a new part of …

Adventure Travel

The lions who lunch: Pumas aren’t social animals — until it’s time to feast

Pumas have long had a reputation as loners, studiously marking their territory, hunting individually and tolerating one another only when it’s time …

Canadian News

'Cowboy butler' recalls 16 years on the Circle EW Ranch

There's no typical day for Circle EW Ranch manager Todd Wagner. Whether he's pulling a moose calf from the now-defunct pool or repairing fencing, no …

Business

A Wildlife Safari in Grand Teton National Park

A wildlife safari in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park offers an unforgettable opportunity to spot moose, elk, deer and even black bears.

Adventure Travel

Staff Picks: Our Favorite Day Hikes

Welcome to another installment of <b>Staff Picks</b> from our Sports and Outdoors team. Every other week, we select our favorite pieces out of the gear we’re …

Shopping

Commercial Photographer Takes to the Skies to Follow His Passion for Aerial Photography

Photographer Niaz Uddin first fell in love with aerial photography when he realized that the high altitude images, captured with a distinct perspective, helped separate him from the saturated photography market. His love for the sky was a perfect match with the genre and he soon found himself …

Photography

The Zorkendorfers' Wyoming Home

Rico and Joanne Zorkendorfer build their young family’s dream house—long, lean, and environmentally discreet—on the edge of Wyoming’s most famous valley<p>Photographs by<p>Perched on a butte that overlooks the mountain-ringed Wyoming valley known as Jackson Hole, Joanne and Rico Zorkendorfer’s family …

News (China)

Visit Your Public Lands!

Across the United States, more than half a billion people visit public lands every year for recreation, education and spiritual fulfillment.<p>Public …

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This Trendy New Bachelorette Party Destination Is About to Become the Next Austin

Aside from the <i>actual</i> wedding, the bachelorette party is the next best part of being engaged. This is her time to celebrate with her favorite crew and, if you’re MOH and in charge of planning the epic shindig, you’ll need a list of everything critical to the weekend. But before you start packing up …

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Officials suspect griz attacked in self-defense

State wildlife officials believe a grizzly that attacked a hunter Monday in the Teton Wilderness acted defensively.<p>Wyoming Game and Fish Department …

5 Backcountry Permits You Should Start Planning for Now

Whether you’re a seasoned backcountry rockstar or it’s your first foray off the campground, planning ahead is always important when it comes to …

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Understanding Public Lands and Why They Matter: Part 1

A Brief History of Public Lands in American Politics<p>If you’ve been paying any attention to US political news over the last few years, you might have …

Yellowstone National Park

Hunter survives sow grizzly attack

A Rock Springs man who was attacked by a grizzly bear Monday morning was mauled twice but still managed to ride on horseback to rescuers.<p>James Moore, …

Search and Rescue

Fall Foliage Livecams Are a Real Thing—Here's How to Watch

The U.S National Park Service has webcams in 47 parks across the country.<p>With October quickly approaching, travelers can look forward to one nature's best shows: the changing of the leaves. Brilliant hues of red, orange, and gold slowly seep into the trees, marking the arrival of fall. One of the …

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Mojave's magnificent Mitchell Caverns reopening after 6 years and a series of setbacks

Mitchell Caverns, a trio of geological delights in the Mojave Desert, will reopen after more than six years.<p>The journey to the Nov. 3 reopening of the caverns – the only limestone caves in the California park system – has been long and full of pitfalls. It began with crumbling infrastructure, …

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On Beautiful Shared Places

« 10 Current and Emerging Trends in Adult Learning | Main<p>| No comments<p><i>We seek an enlargement of our being. We want to be more than ourselves. Each of</i> …

Cities

How to Pack for Fall Backpacking

<b>What to bring, wear, eat, drink and where to go.</b>Fall is one of our favorite times to backpack. There are fewer crowds, fewer bugs and fewer …

Backpacking

Ancient Aliens: China has powerful Alien Disks linked to extraterrestrials

Photo Credit: Ancient Aliens/History Channel Image Acquired from A&E Networks Press<p>Photo Credit: Ancient Aliens/History Channel Image Acquired from …

Aliens

Photographer Profile: Philip Esterle

<b>Photographer:</b> Philip Esterle<p><b>Part-Time Professional Photographer</b><p><b>Photographic Specialties:</b><p>Landscape<br>• Travel<p><b>Biography</b><p>I am a landscape photographer from …

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Frontier Starting Service To Some Very Cool New Cities

While we are busy speculating about a potential new big route announcement from Southwest, let’s talk for a minute about some actual new routes for …

Airlines

Photo Of The Day By Michel Hersen

Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Afternoon at the Oxbow” by Michel Hersen. Location: Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming.<p>Equipment & Settings: Nikon …

Photography

How to Plan a Vacation With Adult Kids

When our kids were young, my husband and I took them on plenty of memorable vacations—to northern Michigan, upstate New York, Rocky Mountain National …

National Parks

Instagram Challenge: #lovegoparks

For this week’s @Columbia1938 Instagram Challenge our friends at the National Park Foundation will judge all your inspiring entries and choose their …

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Do Mountain Lions Rival McDonald’s?

Stinky dead meat. Oddly, I’ve come to love the stench of it, even though it sometimes turns my stomach. It’s become a badge of honor and a symbol of …

Wildlife

Photographer Profile: Elena Burnett

<b>Photographer:</b> Elena Burnett<p><b>Amateur Photographer</b><p><b>Photographic Specialties:</b><p>Landscape<p><b>Biography</b><p>I always enjoyed the outdoors from my childhood in NE PA …

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Watch a Breathtaking Time-Lapse of Grand Teton National Park

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By the Numbers: The Life of a First-Year Mountain Guide

My first season guiding—summer 2016—was for the storied Exum Mountain Guides in Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming. Instead of accepting résumés, …

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