Will McGough

The Best Short(er) Thru-Hikes in America

If taking a crack at the Appalachian or Pacific Crest Trail has been on your mind of late, you’re not alone. But reality check: Most of us are not in a position to hike for six months straight.

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Ten Perfect Winter Hikes

What makes winter such a great time to hike? For one, mosquitoes and other bugs are nowhere to be found. The crowds are nonexistent. Cooler temperatures make Southern hikes a lot more pleasant. And...

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6 Caribbean Adventures Without the Crowds

Rule number one for outdoor lovers thinking about a real escape to the Caribbean? Get off the beaten path. Otherwise you'll be herded onto overdeveloped beaches and cookie-cutter resorts teeming with...

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