July 1—Run Kenya's Safaricom Marathon with rhinos, elephants, and leopards in the homeland of ten straight Boston Marathon winners. http://www.marathontour.com/kenya
Nude Recreation Week
ESPN Great Outdoor Games
July 7—Nine hikers will depart Colorado to summit the world's northernmost mountain and, they hope, name it after an American legend. At press time, Greenland had yet to OK "John Denver Peak."
July 7—Fifty-three miles and 8,000 feet of enduro racing in Vail's back country at Adventure Xstream: paddling, trail running, orienteering, mountain biking, and rappelling.
July 9-15—Nude Recreation Week: The Naturalist Society invites you to make your privates public this week. Bottoms up.
July 10—The National Park Service marks the 50th anniversary of photographer Bradford Washburn's pioneering West Buttress route up Alaska's Mount McKinley.
July 12-15—The International Climbers Festival draws rock rats to Lander, Wyoming, for limestone cliffs, camping, pancakes, and a Jell-O tug-of-war. $35. 307-332-4541; www.climbersfestival.org
July 12-15—Watch logging, shooting, fly casting, and pooches racing through an obstacle-course relay at the ESPN Great Outdoor Games, Lake Placid, New York. 518-523-2685. www.greatoutdoorgames.com
July 14—Wrap up a day of singletrack with a spot of Earl Grey. The Women's Mountain Bike and Tea Society (no, really!) presents Teacup Tango at China Camp State Park, in California's Marin County. $99. 415-459-7093; www.wombats.org
July 14-15—The Telluride Nothing Festival: Revel without a cause on this weekend set aside for absolutely nothing. www.telluridenothingfestival.com
July 20-23—Paddlers unite at the Great Lakes Sea Kayak Symposium in Grand Marais, Michigan. www.premiumtechnology.com/mk/great.htm
July 27-29—Strap on your overalls for Rockygrass, the unpretentious Lyons, Colorado bluegrass fest that still feels small and gritty.