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Photo of the Day: Fat Bike an Alaskan Glacier

During the summer, chunks of Knik Glacier in southern Alaska calve into the lake below. In the winter, the icebergs freeze into the water's surface, creating smooth passage between the towers of ice.

Indian Creek in a Different Light

Photographer Ben Moon takes us on his journey to the desert to climb some splitters in Indian Creek, using the all-new Lytro ILLUM camera—designed to capture fuller, deeper, and more stunning images...

Experts Only: 5 Resorts Where You Need a Guide

When it comes to a backwoods ski trip, finding challenging terrain and hidden gems is always worth the effort. But you don't have to go it alone–sometimes swallowing your backcountry pride and hiring...

You Need to Visit Michigan Now. Yes, Michigan.

Summer on Michigan’s southwest shoreline is hard to beat if you are looking for a place to kick back. Fall, however, turns the region into an idyllic adventure destination. Warm days, bigger waves,...

The Finest Hotel in Aspen

Few establishments in Aspen, Colorado have witnessed more change than Hotel Jerome, built 125 years ago in a grand brick building on Main Street to house mining barons and their entourages. Today...

50 Places you have to #SeeForYourself

From cliff jumping in the Northeast to watching an orchestra of lightning strikes in the desert. Outside Magazine and The North Face have put together a list of the 50 places that you have to...

The Best East Coast Resort You'll Ever Visit

We won’t sugarcoat it: Twin Farms resort in Barnard, Vermont is expensive—as in empty-your-bank-account-because-you-only-live-once expensive. But travel is for dreamers, right? And Twin Farms, set on...

Rent a Yurt Under Texas Stars

During your desert hiatus in Marfa, take shelter at El Cosmico, a campground/roadside motel that rents teepees, canvas tents, and refurbished vintage trailers.

Stay Well-Off, Wild West Style

The Ranch at Rock Creek in Montana will make you want to forsake your love for camping activity we all frown upon but secretly love: glamping.

Make Yosemite Kid-Friendly

I'd love to haul my kids up the railings to Half Dome, but don't want to risk accidents (or turning them off of hiking forever). How can we have fun while staying safe in Yosemite?

This Lodge Puts all Others to Shame

In some ways, Post Ranch Inn, balanced atop the cliffs of Big Sur south of Monterey, is the prototypical California lodge. Yet, few resorts can compete with Post Ranch’s attention to detail.

A Fix for Summit-Time Sadness

Summer in the Rockys, particularly at Keystone Resort, might just be better than ski season. For folks who don’t take snow for an answer, Keystone's customizable, wellness-inspired summer offerings...