SoCal's Secret Empire
When it comes to adventure kingdoms, all roads eventually lead to California. Here's where to find the Golden State's secret stash.
San Luis Obispo
Vancouver Island, British Columbia
Time to tune up that garageful of gear (we don't mean lawn chairs) and devote your next outing to full-throttle fun.
Fayetteville, West Virginia
North Conway, New Hampshire
After beatiing cancer and winning the Tour de France seven times, Lance Armstrong is vowing to fight one more battle. In the face of persistent allegations that he used performance-enhancing drugs, Lance says he's had enough - and over the coming months he will confront his shadowy accusers in courtrooms and legal proceedings in the U.S., England, and France. W