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Play Hard, Pack Light

Go farther faster, stay out all day, and don't carry a thing (except your credit card) on these five perfect, three-day hiking and biking adventures

Where can I learn to whitewater kayak?

My friends and I are interested in learning how to whitewater kayak. Can you recommend a good two- or three-day course in California or Oregon?

Stage Fright

Discover the pleasure and pain of pro-caliber climbs with these U.S. mountain monsters

That Had to Hurt

Colorado River guide Michael Ghiglieri publishes irresistible books about the weird, wicked things that kill people in national parks. With a bestselling Grand Canyon necrology behind him and a new...

Southeast

Eat like a southerner, camp in the trees, and meet the gators on their turf

The New American Road Trip

At some point after puberty and before mortgage payments, that summer ritual our parents used to make us do became something we couldn't do without. And the rules have changed. Cars are faster,...

Southwest

Do Vegas like a playa, explore a new slot canyon, and rediscover the ancients