Kyle Dickman

Alaska's Lake Clark National Park

Freedom to Roam

New outfitted trips, streamlined permitting systems, and (thanks to the lagging economy) fewer crowds: there's no better time to explore our national parks than right now. Ten strategies to finding...

Grand Canyon National Park

1. Win the Lottery

Changes to the Grand Canyon's lottery system mean you have a good chance at a self-guided trip.

Summer Lake Hot Springs, Oregon

Outback Oasis

From hot springs to mountain-town fiestas to one surprisingly easy island getaway, we've got you covered.

Backcountry Skiing

5 Ski Touring Tips

Ski mountaineer Greg Hill is on his way to skiing two million vertical feet in one year, and he's got a few tips for you. Listen up.