Biking

Switzerland in the Sierra

(PLAY) Follow the Tahoe Water Trail: Grab an Adventure Maps guide to the TW Trail—a waterproof list of the best hotels, bars, restaurants, and paddling shops within...

Ultimate Cascades

(PLAY) Wave Rave: From June to September, Oregon's warm eastern desert sucks cool Pacific air through 4,000-foot-high walls to turn the Columbia River...

Pacific Northwest Paradise

(PLAY) Ride the Next North Shore: Remember playing Chutes and Ladders when you were a kid? Welcome to chutes and ladders for grown-ups. Nanaimo and...

Adrenaline Nation

What's your pleasure? Allow us to present our secret instructions on how to plot an escape from your hardwired grind to wide-open adventure. Just in time for spring, plug in to our jammed...

Rock the Red Rocks

(PLAY) Fresh Tracks: You'll never go wrong on classic Moab mountain-bike rides, like Porcupine Rim and the Slickrock Trail. But for something new, head...

Wet and Wild Appalachia

(PLAY) High Water: With two of the East's biggest rivers plowing by right outside of town, Fayetteville is a washing machine of whitewater. The New River...

Northern Rockies Nirvana

(PLAY) The Perfect Angle: About 50 miles of burbling Montana riffles roll between Ennis Lake and Quake Lake, on the Madison River, at such a consistent...

New England High

(PLAY) White Mountains Classic: With 100 years' experience operating huts in the Whites, the

Sonoran Multisport

(PLAY) Crux Move: The fabled hideout of the Chiricahua Apache, Cochise Stronghold—a complex of domes and cliffs in the Dragoon Mountains, 80 miles...

Bike the Tour Route

IN THE WORLD OF PRO CYCLING, finishing your first three-week stage race is a huge rite of passage. In the world of amateur cycling, riding a course like the Tour de France is one of the most...

J'Accuse

ON SEPTEMBER 5, seven-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong made a remarkable announcement: He said that he was thinking of ending his retirement, at that point a mere six weeks old, and...

Slick

From the smartly concealed cables to the matte silver finish on its aluminum frame, Trek's nine-speed Soho is one handsome commuter. Disc brakes handle wet weather and a rubber...

Hard

a) Swing Grivel's revolutionary X Monster ice tool because of how damn cool it looks, then dedicate yourself to mastering the mixed rock-and-ice routes at which it excels. ...

Spinning Uluru

AYERS ROCK IS LIKE an inverse Grand Canyon. Instead of a giant chasm, the near-six-mile-circumference, 1,115-foot-high, 300- to 400-million-year-old arkose sandstone monolith sticks out of the...

Pages