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On Labor Day weekend 2019, the 'Conception' left Santa Barbara, California, for a diving trip to the Channel Islands. Six months later, authorities are still trying to determine how what should have been a routine excursion became one of the deadliest maritime disasters in U.S. history.

Most airlines have a policy for handling such matters. Here's how to avoid the same fate.

We took a peek inside their packs and had a nutritionist grade their choices

You can't technically finish the AT without a ride in Greg Caruso's canoe

After becoming the first African American male to complete the triple crown of thru-hiking, Robinson is sharing his own experience to encourage more people to get outdoors

America's parks are confronting the past in an effort to create more inclusive wilderness spaces

No, not all dogs love having a new companion in the house, and yes, it is possible for pets to have panic attacks. Here's how to grow your pack smoothly.

He's the legs, and she's the eyes. Together they're bagging peaks and working to make the outdoors more widely accessible.

For the trail's most venerable volunteer group, retirement means hauling heavy equipment and sleeping outside for days on end

Mary Davison didn't catch the thru-hiking bug until she was 60. Since then, she's completed the Appalachian, Continental Divide, and Pacific Crest trails, and is now adding the 6,800-mile American Discovery Trail to her list.

The low-budget jaunt has an encouraging message for anyone intimidated by getting outdoors

Celebrate the national trails holiday this Saturday by volunteering at one of these events

The 17-year Army vet was stabbed to death when he and another hiker were attacked on a section of the Appalachian Trial last weekend. The trail had been his path to recovery from PTSD.

After one hiker was killed and another wounded after a weekend attack on the AT, many are asking why something wasn't done about James Jordan sooner

The sweeping John D. Dingell Jr. Conservation, Management, and Recreation Act could mean great things for our national trail system, but it may take a while

Get outside for a night (or two) with this roundup of backpacking must-dos

A recent report found that 259 people died between 2011 and 2017 while stepping in front of the camera in often dangerous destinations. Our writer went deep on the psychology of selfies to figure out what's behind our obsession with capturing extreme risk-taking.

Setting an FKT is already badass. But what these Fastest Known Time award winners pulled off on the Appalachian Trail and Long Trail is downright awe-inspiring.

The residents of Atlantic City, Wyoming, are just fine being off the grid. But Continental Divide Trail thru-hikers are revitalizing the town in surprising ways.

A new movie follows two lost souls on the Appalachian Trail

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