Outdoors

24 national monuments threatened by Trump's executive order

President Trump is taking on national monuments with his latest executive order. Veuer explains. Buzz60<p><i>Corrections and clarifications: Based on information from the National Park Service and released by the White House, a previous version of this story erroneously included the World War II Valor in</i> …

National Parks

Four Must-Know Soft-Bait Rigs

Rig soft plastics like a pro<p>Some soft baits come already rigged. Most of the rest use some version of these following methods.<p>A killer setup for …

Fishing

Taiwanese trekker missing in Nepal for 47 days survived on salt and water

A Taiwanese trekker has been discovered alive after being lost for more than six weeks in a remote mountainous part of Nepal. His companion died just three days before rescuers found them.<p>Lost on the less-crowded trail in the Ganesh Himal sub-range, Liang Sheng Yueh, 21, and his 19-year-old …

Camping

Glacier National Park: 10 tips for your visit

Glacier National Park goes big in Montana – the park itself covers 1,583 square miles (1,012,837 million acres) and includes 762 lakes (131 named and …

National Parks

On the trail of an old Moroccan drug smuggling route

A new exhibition and accompanying zine offers a photographic documentation of James Edson and Samuel Stamper’s 4000-mile road trip<p>While cannabis has been illegal in Morocco since the nation’s independence in 1956, its growth across the mountainous Rif region in the far north of the country is – …

Trails

Cyclist tells people NOT to ride the Trans Canada Trail

<b>With much of the trail following the shoulders of busy highways, Edmund Aunger says the trail is dangerous and should not be promoted as a tourist</b> …

Sustainability

Congaree: A First Look At The Golf Club Built By Billionaires On A Model Of Philanthropy

Golf and giving have always gone hand-in-hand. But at Congaree, a new golf club steeped in history in South Carolina’s low country, philanthropy is the ethos of an entirely new membership model.<p>The low-key folks behind Congaree aren’t interested in attention; in fact they’ve completely shunned the …

Golf

My Kit: Nine Tools for Ski Mountaineering in Montana’s Tobacco Roots

Later this week, I’m heading into Montana’s Tobacco Root Mountains for a ski mountaineering course offered by Bell Lake Yurt and Montana Alpine …

Camping

Congaree: The Philanthropic Golf Club Built By Billionaires

Golf

Pair lost in Rocky Mountain National Park rescued in snow, cold and darkness

Two out-of-state visitors were rescued early Tuesday morning in Rocky Mountain National Park after they became lost on a snow-packed trail in the …

National Parks

These Overlanding Tools Make For Happier Trails

Explore vast, remote landscapes in a self-sufficient vehicle, all you need are some skills — and the right tools. Check out this overlanding gear to …

Camping

Men's Skyward Jacket™

Upgraded Gear (Review by Roy)<p>Quality<p>This jacket is a the best all around shell for hard charging breath-ability and hard shell protection. I have too …

Skiing

5 things you need to pack for a trip to the Himalayas

The Himalayas, in Nepal, are like no other place on Earth. Towering peaks, clean air, and a welcoming cultural climate has brought me back not once, …

Camping

New England Hiker App: White Mountain Hiking Trails and GPS for Your Phone

If you hike in New Hampshire’s White Mountain National Forest, you should get yourself a copy of Guthook’s New England Hiker App (iPhone and Android) …

Trails

America’s Most Underrated National Monuments

If 2016 was the year of the park (Happy 100th birthday, National Park Service!), year 2017 belongs to monuments. What’s the difference? National …

National Parks

Don’t Mine Yellowstone: Senator Jon Tester Introduces Legislation to Protect the Doorstep to the World’s First National Park

Legislation would protect more than 30,000 acres of public lands bordering Yellowstone National Park from two industrial scale gold mine …

Environment

How Not to Die in the Woods: 10 Essential Items for Backcountry Adventures

Whether you are going into the wilderness for a weekend or for 5 months, you should know the 10 essential items to bring for safety and survival!The …

Appalachian Trail

Best Things To Do For Spring: 10 Top U.S. Tourist Attractions, According To TripAdvisor Report

As the month of April draws to a close, the time is prime to lock down a springtime getaway — if you don’t already have one booked.<p>A popular …

Tourism

Cuba's Bay of Pigs invaded once again - by millions of red, yellow and black landcrabs

It's happened again. Cuba's Bay of Pigs has been overrun, this time not by US-backed anti-Castro forces, but by millions of red, yellow and black landcrabs.<p>Each year, after the first spring rains, the crabs march for days from the surrounding forests to the bay on Cuba's southern coast to spawn in …

Cuba

Trump review turns focus to quiet, historic Canyons of the Ancients monument in southwest Colorado

When President Donald Trump’s monument reviewers visit southwestern Colorado’s Canyons of the Ancients National Monument, they’ll find one of the …

National Parks

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Adventure Travel

Smokies Park Recruits Volunteers for Cataloochee Valley

Posted by Jeff on Apr 26, 2017 @ 9:45 am in Conservation | 0 comments | Last modified: April 26, 2017<p>Great Smoky Mountains National Park is seeking …

Trails

Paddling With a Passport From the U.S. to Mexico

Big Bend National Park and Mexico’s Boquillas del Carmen have a symbiotic relationship that facilitates exchange across borders, especially visitors. But is that all going to change?<p>Santa Elena Canyon’s walls are 1,500 feet of river-smooth limestone, high and close enough to give you tunnel vision. …

National Parks

UK's 'highest outdoor climbing wall' installed on grain silo

<b>The final holds are being installed on what its creators say will be the UK's highest man-made outdoor climbing wall.</b><p>Roktface at ROKT climbing centre in Brighouse, West Yorkshire, has been built on the side of an old grain silo.<p>Creators said when it opens in May, amateur and professional climbers …

Adventure Travel

Petzl Sitta climbing harness is functional, lightweight, and comfortable

Why it matters to you<p>The Sitta incorporates Spectra strands to make for an equally lightweight, comfortable, and durable product.<p>Climbing equipment …

Camping

15 Iconic Adventures Worth the Effort

These world wonders are worth the trek.<p>When asked why he wanted to climb Mount Everest, English mountaineer George Mallory famously replied, “Because it’s there.” For those of us who need a little more motivation, we’ve chosen 15 celebrated places—including Machu Picchu, Pisa, and Provence—worth …

List-Worthy

Kansas man identified as Colorado’s sixth ski death for 2016-17

A 44-year-old man from Olathe, Kansas, who died after skiing at Crested Butte Mountain Resort in February has been confirmed as the state’s sixth ski …

Skiing

How to See 11 Waterfalls on Your Long Weekend

<i>PHOTO: Crystal Creek Falls is near Redding, Calif. (photo via Flickr/</i><i>rubengarciajrphotography</i><i>)</i><p>You know California has recovered (mostly) from its …

Mountain Biking

If you're thinking like Trump, these 10 parks and monuments might be totally overrated

President Trump has decided he’d like to go somewhere no president has gone before with our national park system.<p>Is it a First Family camping trip worthy of its own reality TV show? (Melania cooking over a portable stove. Donald Jr. pitching a tent.) No. The president is thinking about rescinding …

National Parks

Himalaya Spring 2017: Season Progressing On Schedule

So far, the spring climbing season in the Himalaya has been a textbook one, with schedules and plans unfolding exactly as expected. That's good news …

Travel