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Photo of the Day: Night Falls on the Wave

The Paria Canyon-Vermillion Cliffs Wilderness area—more than 110,00 acres of sandstone arches and canyons—sits 175 miles north of Flagstaff, Arizona, near the Utah border. Climbers and hikers sure...

The Iconic Patagonian Lodge

Set on the shores of a pristine glacial lake in full view of Monte Fitz Roy—the mountain that inspired the Patagonia clothing logo—Aguas Arriba Lodge will appeal to climbers, anglers, and anyone fond...

Photo of the Day: Leadville Looks Cool from Here

I participated in the Leadville 100 MTB a few years ago and vividly recall Columbine Mine, the 12,424-foot turnaround point for the race, some 50 miles south of Colorado's highest incorporated city....

Why Duluth is the Best Town in America

The finalists in our Best Town Ever competition have a lot in common: Thriving food scenes, walkable neighborhoods, and, of course, incredible access to trails, rivers, mountains, and lakes. But no...

Where to Live Now: 16 Great Towns

We've discovered exactly what makes them the best towns to call home. You voted in surprising up-and-comers and classic adventure hubs. We took a hard look at their offerings, from abundant trails to...

The Last Godforsaken Place

South Georgia Island, isolated in the southern Atlantic Ocean, is an unforgiving place, but it's been a holy grail for large seabird colonies, as well as famed explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton.

Surf Mexico's Famous Break and Take One, Too

For an off-the-beaten-path surfing sojourn, it doesn’t get much better than Hotel Escondido, a luxury hideaway in the lively Oaxaca port town of Puerto Escondido. Opened in 2013 by Grupo...

Photo of the Day: Patagonian Float

Patagonia has dozens of famous rivers, but none more breathtaking than the Futaleufú. Located in the Trevelin area on the Argentine side of Patagonia, I try to visit whenever I can to take pictures...

Photo of the Day: Epic Moab Highline

The Fisher Towers near Moab, Utah, are known for their loose rock and difficult aid climbs. A few popular routes, such as the Colorado NE Ridge (5.8 C2 IV) are climbed regularly. A few pitches up, a...

5 Reasons Why We Love Maine

Few things are more iconic than a late summer trip to Maine. Miles of dramatic coast, postcard-perfect lighthouses, and corner lobster stands are just some of the reasons the state has earned the...

How to Land the Cheapest Plots in the Country

The Homestead Act of 1862 won't offer land-grabbers any help these days, but with a little resourcefulness and adaptability, you can earn title to acreage cheaper than by way of a real estate agent....

Photo of the Day: BASE Jump the Dolomites

The Sass Pordoi area of the Italian Dolomites was one of many stunning jump locations I experienced during a two-week tour of Switzerland, Italy, and France. The memories of massively beautiful...