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Active Cities: New York City

It's a concrete jungle, but sneaking in a workout is easier than you think. Here's an athlete's guide to the Big Apple. ...

Active Cities: Escape from L.A.

There's more to this western city than movie making and an epic coastline. From mountain biking to running to exploring, follow these tips to get outside in Los Angeles. And make sure you check...

The Best Ski Town Eats

Whistler, Stowe, Park City, Sun Valley. They’re not exactly Paris, New York, London, or Milan. But in these ski towns, the food is as good as the powder....

Camping in the Wilds of New York City

I've camped in a lot of places—the steppes of Mongolia, the East African bush, the Amazon, countless U.S. national parks and forests—but until recently I had never camped in a city,...

The Chris McCandless Obsession Problem

On the isolated shore of the Savage River, in the backcountry of interior Alaska, there’s a small memorial to a deceased woman named Claire Ackermann. A...

Colorado's New Pot Paradise

Starting in January, it’s legal to smoke marijuana recreationally in Colorado. You can buy it, carry it, admire its crystals, and use it in private without fear of getting busted by state...

The Best Deals of the 2014 Ski Season

Skiing is expensive. Walk-up lift ticket prices at major resorts now routinely top $100 a day. Then there’s lodging, on-mountain lunches serving up grey burgers and limp fries for double...

Think Naked

C'mon, admit it. If you reflect on some of your most exhilarating moments in the wild, you'll almost certainly come up with at least one bracing skinny-dip or triumphant strip on a summit&mdash...

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