To find the emptiest hideouts in seven iconic parks, we called on the guys with the keys to the back door: the rangers and staff.
Climbing El Capitan without rope, gear, or safety net.
For almost 70 years, former ski patroller and local legend Jim Blanning rode Aspen’s evolution from broken mining outpost to chic mountain playground. But when his hometown spit him out, he came...
I'm planning a one- to two-week road trip up to northern Washington, possibly Canada. Do you have any suggestions of good places to camp/stay and interesting...
Seventy percent of the planet is water, but only 1.17 percent1.63 million square milesof that is protected. Compare that with the eight million square miles of land set aside and it's clear we have...
I'm a beginning mountaineer looking to tackle a few mountains this summer. What are some challenging peaks in the United States?
I will be hiking with my 12-year-old son for a few days through the rain forest in Costa Rica. What gear to you recommend? Hiking boots, socks, moisture-wicking...
2009 Travel Awards