Eight out of every 10 days, snow falls on the volcanic peaks of Japan’s northern island.
Might we suggest Cormac McCarthy’s The Crossing?
Forget the gorp
A taste profile unparalleled by any other spirit, and in a stainless steel flask, travels beautifully in the backcountry.
Get some air
Want to tackle Mount McKinley? First, take on 14,411-foot Rainier.
Need a reason? You’ll have to eat like you did as a skinny teenager just to survive the training.
Empty breaks and all the fixings
Most participants say they learn more in a week on the hill at Windells than they can floundering in the terrain park all season.
The wooden crafts John Wesley Powell took down the Colorado River 143 ago are still the best way to run the rapids today.
Without paying a fortune
Take the photo of a lifetime
The highest mountain range in the world? Yep, it’s on the list.
It’s not as hard as you think
Turkey’s Mediterranean coast is littered with archeological sites, many of which are accessible only by coastal trails.