North & Central America

Haleiwa, Hawaii

Surf capitals come and go, but for nearly half a century, one thing hasn't changed: The road to surfing stardom still rolls right through Haleiwa, gateway to Oahu's North Shore and some of the...

The Gore-Tex Vortex

So you want to move to Boulder, Colorado, the perennial best town in America for (circle one or all depending upon your level of outsideness) roadies, rock jocks, organic consumers, backcountry...

Cheap Tricks

A SPRING AFTERNOON at the Grand Canyon. The smell of juniper mingles with the acrid scent of fresh press releases. Bob Burnquist, a 29-year-old, Brazilian-born noodle of a man who's one of the...

The Road-Trip Cure

a. Connecticut River Byway, New Hampshire and Vermont Set your watch to Norman Rockwell time on back roads along the Connecticut River that were designated a 500-mile national scenic...

Suite Ride

Run of the River Inn and Refuge, Leavenworth, Washington Owners Monty and Karen Turner took six months off from operating their rustic seven-room lodge on the Icicle River to tour...

How Delicate Was Dean?

What did Dean Potter do on Delicate Arch, and how did he do it?Those questions have percolated in the climbing world since May 7, when Potter, —a 34-year-old professional climber who...

Easy Rollers

Waikiki Beach Honolulu, Hawaii SURF REPORT: Warm and sunny, with consistent waves year-round (but best in summer). Try Canoes, an easy right break near the Royal Hawaiian...

Ticket to Ride

It's the rapture—that's why we surf. The bliss that envelops your soul the moment the ride begins. And while it's true what they say about surfing not being easy, we're here to tell you...

On Skis and a Prayer

UNTIL THIS PAST WINTER, the 255-foot cliff off the back side of Wyoming's Grand Targhee ski area was an unnamed piece of scenery promising majestic views of the Grand Teton and, for anyone who...

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