Biking

Hit the (Highland) Road

Q: I am planning a trip to Scotland in the fall and need info about mountain biking the Highlands. Any suggestions or resources?- Therese Ingram, Colorado Springs, Colorado

Going Big

The mound of gear was gargantuan. Next to the equipment we'd normally take on a four-day mountain-bike ride were Pack 'N Play cribs, car seats, toddler chairs and toddler tables, portable high...

The Nile at Mile One

Where the Nile enters Lake Albert, in the northwestern corner of Uganda, lies a tiny fishing village named Wanseko. It is the end of the line, the last stop on the public bus route from Kampala,...

A Classical Gas

Trekking White Mountains, Greece The White Mountains of western Crete are so rugged that much of their terrain is accessible only to mountain goats—and the hikers willing to...

Little River Canyon National Preserve

INDULGE IN: Kayaking, climbing, hiking, mountain biking, hang glidingWHY HERE? Witness the mighty Little River, which rages down the side of 2,126-foot Lookout Mountain near Fort Payne...

Moran State Park

INDULGE IN: Mountain and road biking, fly-fishing, sea kayaking, hikingWHY HERE? To escape the congested I-5 corridor, ditch your vehicle in Anacortes, take the hour-long ferry ride to...

New River Gorge National River

INDULGE IN: Climbing, rafting, kayaking, mountain biking, hiking, fishingWHY HERE? Bloated rapids, technical backwoods singletrack, and the region's widest array of rock-climbing...

Moose River Recreation Area

INDULGE IN: Canoeing, kayaking, mountain biking, hiking, fly-fishingWHY HERE? Smack in the middle of Adirondack State Park sits the Moose River Recreation Area, a 50,000-acre sanctuary...

Big Bend National Park

INDULGE IN: Rafting, rock climbing, mountain biking, hikingWHY HERE? With over 800,000 acres of pastel desert, 118 miles of rambling Rio Grande, 7,000-foot mountains, and hundreds of...

Just Do It All

Humans, deep down, are a twitchy damn bunch. Fidgety from birth. Kinetic. Like the business end of a severed power line, our minds snap, spark, jig, and juke. We can't help ourselves. We are...

North Shore of Lake Superior

INDULGE IN: Sea kayaking, mountain biking, rock climbing, fishingWHY HERE? Just a short meander from the lakeside trailhead inside Tettegouche State Park are 13 campsites perched on a...

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