Trails

107 Things I Learned While Hiking 1,833.3 Miles of the Pacific Crest Trail

On June 6, 2017, my friend Indigo and I began our journey on the Pacific Crest Trail, a long distance scenic trail that runs from Mexico to Canada. …

Hiking

42 Spine-Tingling Pictures from Hawaii’s Most Dangerous Hiking Trail

On the island of O’ahu, you’ll find one of the most impressive hiking trails in the entire world. It encompasses nearly 4000 stairs that ascend into …

Adventure Travel

Can Alcohol Negatively Affect Your Running?

As I rolled toward the finishing chute of The Rut 28K in 2016, the time on the clock reading well over five hours, I knew I hadn’t run up to my …

Trail Running

Why I choose to hike the PCT

When I tell people I’m off to California for 6 months to hike from Mexico to Canada, I invariably get one of two responses. Half the people come back …

Outdoors

Exploring near Stevens Pass by snowshoe

Snowshoeing while snow is falling is every bit as fun as hiking in the rain is not.

Skiing

The 5 best child, infant, and stroller friendly hikes in Northern New Jersey

Let’s face it, in 2017 you want to get outside and into nature more. With a stressful and often worrying 2016 out of the way, there’s no better time …

North America

New York: Must-See Day Hikes on the Appalachian Trail​

The Empire State is known throughout the AT community for being tough on hikers. Steep, yet short ups-and-downs paired with a decent amount of rocks …

Adventure Travel

Desert Test: Lessons & Gear That Saved Me

Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail has been on my bucket list for a few years, but to be honest, parts of it have me trembling in my boots. Since we will …

Camping

Illustrator focuses on trail running in new comic series

Maxi González is an illustrator and comic book artist who leads an active lifestyle. His project, “SURF & COMICS”, is one that he started with …

Running

Our 25 Favorite Oprah's Book Club and Oprah's Book Club 2.0 Picks

From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail<p>In her early 20s, Cheryl Strayed was mourning the premature death of her mother. She drifted for a while, unable to cope with her grief. Strayed decided to take herself away from everything by hiking the Pacific Coast Trail, which runs from Southern …

Culture

Treadmill Climbing Can Super-Charge Your Training

The treadmill can sometimes seem like a tool of punishment straight out of Dante’s Inferno. “Abandon all hope, ye who enter here” would make a good …

Triathlons

The 10 Best Hiking Trails in America’s National Parks

Each year, the American Hiking Society celebrates National Trails Day on the first Saturday in June. On that day, thousands of people across the …

National Parks

Community Protests Plans For Hiking Trail Near Eagle Nest

<b>JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) –</b> A community in Jefferson County is coming together to protest plans for a new three mile hiking trail.<p>Residents in …

First Day snowshoe adventure on the Pacific Crest Trail

First Day snowshoe adventure on the Pacific Crest Trail <br>posted by John : January 1, 2018<p>First selfie of 2018<p>If only Treen were smiling...<p>We've been …

Adventure Travel

The Deep Dive: Investigative Journalism That Matters (January 2018)

Course Overview<p>Title:The Deep Dive: Investigative Journalism That Matters (January 2018)Type:Online Group SeminarCost:$399.00Time Estimate:The …

Journalism

The Age-Old Question: Why am I Thru-Hiking the A.T.?

If you’ve ever thru-hiked a major trail; or are preparing to thru-hike, there’s one question we all have to answer. Why? So I think it’s time I …

Appalachian Trail

To Bring or Not to Bring: Flip Flop Preparations

<b>To bring or not to bring…</b><p>THAT is the question… along with Flip Flop Preparations. (But we will get to that shortly.)<p>First of all, introductions are …

Camping

The 43 Best Hidden Hikes in the U.S.

Sure, hiking the Appalachian Trail is an experience no one ever forgets. But the United States is a pretty big place, with tons of opportunities for …

Adventure Travel

Hiking the Appalachian Trail: Gear Shake-Down

So you have your backpack loaded with all the "necessary" items for your AT thru-hike. Still think you might be carrying too much? Bring your fully …

Camping

The Hiking Trails of Oahu

Oahu is home to hiking trails that wind through forests, valleys and mountains, offering breathtaking views at the summits. There are trails for …

Adventure Travel

10 of the best US hiking trails: readers’ travel tips

Winning tip: Angels of Utah<br>This five-mile round-trip hike within Zion national park takes you from the Virgin river to the top of Angels Landing …

Adventure Travel

4 Reasons to Keep a Running Log

Adding up miles, meters, hills and splits has long been an obsession of track and road athletes. It may seem a tad obsessive, but keeping track of …

Trail Running

10 of the best long-distance trails for hikers around the world

The idea of covering thousands of miles on foot is itself barely believable. Perhaps that’s what makes these adventures so memorable.<p>Cheryl Strayed’s …

Adventure Travel

Mom and son lighting up the fashion world

What do you get when you combine a mom with a passion for fashion design with a son who's a Ph.D. candidate in computer science at UC San Diego?<p>In …

Lifestyle

Thru hiking with a Golden Retriever

It all started with a contest. Make a video why you want to hike the Appalachian trail. My idea was simple,<p>I just wanted to go for a long walk with …

Dogs

A Pathway To Hiking, The Lessons Of Glamping

• <b>Glamping:</b> <i>noun, informal</i> an activity of camping wherein participants create a lifestyle of glamour, affluence and/or luxury, removing all semblance of …

Appalachian Trail

Skip the Trip to Chafe-Town

Despite what instagram wants you to think, thru hiking the Appalachian Trail isn’t all gorgeous vistas, sexy hikers, and smiles. It’s also blisters, …

Appalachian Trail

Post-Hike Reflection Level: House of Mirrors

<b>Are We Really Here?</b><p>Here as in an apartment in which I have been residing for four weeks and not holed up in a shelter, freezing my ass off. Here as …

Adventure Travel

Top 10 hiking trails on the USA’s East Coast

Beyond the big cities, the eastern USA is criss-crossed with glorious hiking trails that take you from lush forests to mountain meadows, or from …

Adventure Travel

The Best Fitness Gear for Hikers

6 key pieces of gear that go from gym to trail.<p>You likely get most of your exercise in the outdoors, but a few hours in the gym every week could pay …

Camping