Phoenix recorded its earliest 100-degree day in 80 years

Lake Elsinore has already closed access to one of the most popular areas for checking out the wildflowers

A man was rappelling by himself when he fell 30 feet. Officials believe he could have been saved if lifesaving crews had reached him sooner.

This equipment will keep your four-legged spotter safe while you’re on the wall

Forget Zion and Canyonlands; this desert gem has something for every hiker among the hoodoos and bristlecone pines

On Thursday, they finished the last leg of the triple crown, but they’re not done yet

Want to hike without crowds? See jaw-dropping vistas without torching your quads? Check out these dayhikes and backpacks.

From local favorites to tourist must-dos, these trails are the best of America's Finest City

“The world and how it interacts with me changed the day I came out as trans”

Thru-hiker traffic on this western trail is growing faster than the volunteer community's ability to handle it

For Warren Doyle, who has thru-hiked the trail nine times, it comes down to mental—as much as physical—preparedness

Hitting the trail has been a lifeline for the record-setting thru-hiker's ongoing battle with depression

Making your way over an 800-mile trail through deserts and mountains in less than 16 days is no picnic—except for those gas-station resupply stops