What's the best way to escape LA without going too far?
What are some good places to "escape" Los Angeles without having to go too far? -Susan Los Angeles CA
From billiards to big air competitionsdowntownthese four ski towns have the best nightlife.
The Best New Ski Terrain
From couloir skiing to punchy chutes, the terrain at these resorts will keep you on your toes.
The Best Weekend Ski Resort Escapes
Get your powder fix at these four weekend resorts.
The Best Family Ski Resorts
From ski school and childcare to tubing hills and mini-terrain parks, these four resorts put family first.
Isla Espiritu Santo, Baja California Sur
Isla Espiritu Santo
What's the best day pack for backcountry skiing?
I want to buy my cousin a pack to carry his skis up the mountain. He's 18 years old, just started school in Flagstaff, AZ. Should be some good back country stuff for him to try. What's a good pack for back country skiing? Nelson Alexandria, VA
Fire in the Sky
WORST CASE: STRUCK
What's the best backpack for a two-week trip into the Canadian Rockies?
For last ten years I've engaged in yearly two-week backpacking trips in Canadian Rockies with hiking buddy. We carry in all of our food and gear for 10 to 12 days and then emerge, and I'm looking to replace I my six-year-old Arc'Teyrx Bora 95 litre pack, which blew out under one of its lateral tension rods this year, two years after I replaced the harness. Ed Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Lush greenery, volcanoes and an endless supply of hidden beaches.
Running a DIY dog-rescue operation is never easy, but when you've got two dozen misfit animals under your care, you need a way to let off steam.
For New York's jet-ski gang, ripping around the city isn't just sport; it's an ecstatic celebration of life. If only I could make it my life.
What are the best warm-weather active escapes this winter?
I'm planning a weeklong vacation in early November, and am looking for a relatively nearby destination where I can find some good outdoor activities mixed with good culture. If you could give me a top 5 list that would be great. –Josh Washington DC