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Photo of the Day: Skiing in September

Yesterday morning, a few Silverton Mountain patrollers had the mountain all to themselves for the first turns of the 2014-2015 season. At 13,487 feet, Silverton is the highest elevation ski area in...

Photo of the Day: Utah's Red Bull Rampage

After a weekend of severe storms and heavy rain, mountain biking's biggest stars were finally set loose on the dirt Monday at the Red Bull Rampage.

Seattle's Getaway on the Falls

Salish is a special-occasion lodge done in typically understated Northwest style. The 84 guest rooms have a warm, contemporary aesthetic, with jetted tubs, featherbeds, and a fireplace. Crack open...

A Kerouac-Approved Fire Tower Camping Trip

Jack Kerouac spent the summer of 1956 manning a fire tower on Washington's Desolation Peak, in the northern Cascades. He didn't do much writing there, apparently, despite being alone with pencil...

Photo of the Day: Bombing Down Sheer Granite

Just minutes from my house in the Colorado Rockies there are some insanely steep granite steps. The rock was cut and smoothed by glaciers as they flowed down the valley, making for some intense but...