Outdoors

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 …

Adventure Travel

Campsite Cooking: Our Amazing Three-Day Meal Plan

<b>Setting up your tent is the easy part.</b><p>When it comes to campsite know-how, outdoor cooking is what stymies most would-be adventurers. Often, campers …

Camping

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

Send text messages and photos without a cell connection thanks to Sonnet

Why it matters to you<p>This compact device allows users to send text messages, photos, and GPS coordinates to one another without the need for a cell …

Backpacking

Katmai National Park's Bear Cam Is Out of Hibernation

Guess you could call it a live stream of a live stream.<p>Every summer, Explore.org hosts Bear Cam, a 24-hour live stream of bears from Katmai National Park in southern Alaska catching salmon in the river, and every summer, it's just delightful. This year's Bear Cam stream is at Brooks Falls where, …

Nature

All hail the return of bearcam

Bear with me<p>Bearcam. This annual tradition graces patrons of the internet with its presence every summer as large, lumbering brown bears make their way down to their local river to catch some salmon.<p>Katmai National Park in Alaska is home to the 24-hour live stream, which in past years has seen …

National Parks

5 Family-Friendly Vacation Spots (That Adults Will Like, Too)

School’s out and summer vacation season is upon us, but finding a location that strikes the right balance can be quite the undertaking. Making the most of family vacations can prove to be a battle of compromises: sacrifice sanity for the sake of kid-friendly retreats or gamble on a more …

Yellowstone National Park

This Man Plans to Run a Marathon in Every National Park – And You Can, Too

After he turned 45, Bill Sycalik did what many management consultants dream about doing — he quit his New York City job and went into the wild. "I …

National Parks

Let the pocket-sized Helio lantern light up your next big expedition

Why it matters to you<p>The Helio is a pocket-sized lantern ideal for campers, cyclists, and outdoor enthusiasts of any kind.<p>Traditional camping …

Camping

Big Timber, Montana

<b>Published on</b> juin 27th, 2017 | <i>by Kayak Session</i><p>Big steep slides hiding in Montana! Fun times with Steve Marangi hiking, portaging, more hiking. Ohhh …

Kayaking

The Hidden Downieville

<i>Words and photos by Kurt Gensheimer</i>California is home to nearly 40 million people. With constant urban and suburban sprawl, it’s a state where change …

Adventure Travel

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

No, The National Park Service Didn't Alter Photos of Trump's Inauguration Crowd

National Park Service (NPS) officials didn't alter estimates of the crowd size at President Trump's inauguration, according to the results of a …

Donald Trump

The 10 Best Wildlife Hikes

SKIP<p>/<p>Whether it’s spotting a bear munching on huckleberries, a mountain goat scaling some rocky precipice, or a snake slithering through the desert …

Adventure Travel

Man gets jail time for crime involving seals; was caught in his own video

A commercial fisherman in Maine pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge Monday in U.S. District Court in Bangor as it became evident the prosecution’s …

Acadia National Park

Is Giant Sequoia National Monument Next on the Hit List?

By Jason Mark<p><i>Sequoiadendron giganteum.</i> That's the scientific name for the giant sequoia: the mammoth trees found in California's Sierra Nevada that …

National Parks

First KEEN Boot For Women: Terradora Put To Test

KEEN’s debut hiking boot for women is lightweight and looks good. We tested a pair on the trail and around town.<p><b>It took 13 years since its KEEN’s</b> …

Camping

Check Out These Sample Trips And See The US By Train This Summer

How do you want to see America? From the roar of a jetliner at 35,000 feet as you blast from coast to coast? Inside a cramped car while you barrel down a vacant highway? On a bike, out in the elements? A motorcycle? Jogging, Forrest Gump-style? There are so many methods of exploring the vastness …

Glacier National Park

Trump Administration Action Puts National Parks at Risk, Moves to Derail Clean Water Protections

Today, in a devastating blow to national parks and communities that depend on clean water, the Trump Administration calls for the repeal of the Clean …

Water

Two climbers missing on ‘Killer Mountain’

One Spanish man and an Argentinian have gone missing on a notoriously treacherous peak in northern Pakistan known among mountaineers as “Killer …

Seiko's Riders Chronograph gets blacked out for White Mountaineering

The unique timepiece is exclusive to Japan.Another Giugiaro Design is getting re-released as White Mountaineering has teamed up with Seiko once again …

Mountaineering

This Week's Top Instagram Photos from the #AppalachianTrail

Ladies, gentlemen, and hiker trash- it has returned. We are pleased to reintroduce one of our all time favorite series- the top Instagram posts from …

Appalachian Trail

Yellowstone Supervolcano Earthquake Swarm Reaches 878 Events in Just Two Weeks

Earthquake swarm is currently active on the western edge of Yellowstone National Park.

Yellowstone National Park

Video: This is Not a Beautiful Hiking Video

Most of the adventurous videos that I share here at The Adventure Blog are all about the amazing journeys that a filmmaker goes on when creating that …

Trails

Stunning Images of France's Mont Blanc 80K From Start to Finish

2017 Mont Blanc 80K<p>Competitors gather at the 4:00 a.m. start of the 80K race.<p>2017 Mont Blanc 80K<p>1,147 runners take off from the village of …

France

Zinke defends big cuts to national parks

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke says he’ll ease the impact of potentially huge National Park Service budget cuts by shifting more resources to the …

National Parks

Deep Water Soloing in Mallorca

Close<p>Join Ricardo Ramos, Kiernan Tong, Josep Malo, and Aaron Nattros for deep water soloing sessions at Mallorca's Cala Varques and Port Pi in this …

Climbing

The 8 Most Beautiful Waterfalls in the U.S.

The legendary R&B group TLC once said “don’t go chasing waterfalls,” but we beg to differ (no disrespect, TLC). Waterfalls come in all shapes and …

National Parks

15 stunning views you'll only see in Kentucky

KENTUCKY IS HOME to rolling bluegrass hills, canyons and waterfalls, underground rivers and giant caverns. All that natural beauty means there are <i>a</i> …

National Parks

Where the River Runs Through It: Trekking the Torngat Mountains

Colin was somewhere out along the craggy, knife-edged ridge that leads to the peak of Mount D’Iberville. The weather had worsened over the last half …

Adventure Travel