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Yes, getting outside is good for anxiety, but you should think twice about crowding backcountry trailheads and risking getting hurt

Stop storing up days and start using them, whether it's for a microadventure, a staycation, or a road trip

The professional skier and activist on her most beloved spots in and out of bounds

The start of spring is one of the best times to travel, thanks to perfect weather, fun festivals, and a screaming flight deal to the Virgin Islands

Don't have time to thru-hike? That's OK! These trails can be done in a few days or weeks so you can test your endurance without using up all your vacation days.

You don't have to spend a ton to pull off a dreamy getaway

Nikita Ovsyanikov has spent decades studying polar bears on a remote Siberian island to better understand their behaviors

And everything you need to know before driving over that snowy pass

From Hawaii to the Swiss Alps, what are the epic trips that nobody else is doing? We found a few.

After 30 years, Ktunaxa First Nation, with help from the Canadian government and Patagonia, finally shut down the Jumbo Glacier ski-resort development

As locals get priced out of Aspen, Stowe, and Whistler, here are the places ski bums are heading to next

One person was killed and another seriously injured at Alpine Meadows in California

With collective mega-passes, more direct flights, and super-dialed snow forecasts, it’s never been a better time to plan a destination ski trip. Our up-to-date guide has you covered for packing the most into a weekend getaway.

You survived the chaos of family visits and too many helpings of dessert. Now it's time to recover.

With so much to do and see, you'll forget you have a race to run

Mark your calendar: it's time to do or see something big next year. Here's how to pull it off.

You could order a premade kit. Or you could get crafty and build your own hot box.

The six most doable ski descents in North America, according to pro skier Cody Townsend and ski mountaineer Noah Howell

You don't have to spend a fortune to take a ski trip this winter. Here's how to save money while hitting the slopes.

You don't need mountain trails out your door to get your boots ready for a big hike

According to Craig Romano, the local guy who literally wrote the book—actually, 20 of them—on hiking in the area

Plus: where to stay, eat, and play outside along the way

The trick to staying the right temperature this time of year? Bring smart options.

You can get away on a dime at this time of year

The gear and the skills you need to get home safely

What you need to treat blisters—and prevent them from happening in the first place

From remote wilderness resorts to a ski-in, ski-out hotel, these properties care as much about environmental practices as they do guest amenities

State-of-the-art protection, minus that clamped-down feeling

Eager to find the perfect resort? Read on.

Do it poorly—or not at all—and you could start the next catastrophic wildfire

There's an easy and quick getaway for fall leaf peeping, no matter where you are in the region

Skip the crowds at the national parks and head to these amazing monuments instead

You're not going to want to do this at home

Our guide for which mega ski pass is the best one for you

Forget about the booked-months-in-advance sites inside the parks. These nearby campgrounds guarantee availability, quiet, and solitude.

Because demoing bikes and gear, exploring great locations, and celebrating afterward with new friends, craft beer, and music is way more fun than riding alone

Because you don't want to be led deep into the backcountry by just anyone

Eight one-of-a-kind events for those who aren't into the standard swim, bike, run

You can soak and stay at these rad spots

For times when you want the surf and sand but not all the hype

If you're interested in disaster tourism, these places are packed with adventures and need your dollars more than ever before

Eight places to (safely) spy on bears—and other big game—in their natural habitat

Doing it right takes more than just a hose and a bottle of chain grease

The last thing you want is to go for a drink and end up sipping dirty water

Give back to the trails you enjoy. It's good for you and the place you’re visiting.

Book a room and score perks, like a stargazing kit, bike-park access, or a hiking guidebook

Want to get away on a dime? Here's where to go.

Stunning swimming holes, lakes, and pools to dunk into as temps heat up

If you think travel agents disappeared completely in the age of online booking, think again. They're back—in a whole new, modern form.

Skip the masses at popular vistas and landmarks, and opt for these nearby (empty!) locales instead

Not all camping mattresses are built the same

Hopefully you don't get charged by a bear in the first place. But in a worst-case scenario, here's what to do.

We pulled together a few of our favorite places to camp—some developed campgrounds, some not—alongside America’s most stunning rivers

Because, really, what's not to love about someone providing a luxe tent for you in these awesome locations?

Whether you’re in the mood for beer and barbecue, a dance party, or a shot of adrenaline, these events are a guaranteed blast

What to do if one of these bloodsuckers finds its way onto you or your dog

We cover the necessities, plus a few extras and friendly pointers

Whether you're looking for deals on gear or an inside line on your dream trip, the perfect group is just a click away

Meet the newest trend in full-service trip planning: surprise travel. You won't find out where you're going until it's time to go.

Who says you can't camp in (or near) big cities?

Spending a night in paradise doesn’t have to cost as much as a month’s rent back home

Don't travel this iconic route without hitting up great camping, hiking, surfing, and more along the way

Yogis are flocking to plein air classes everywhere from the African bush to downtown Austin rooftops

Yep, Costco. Here are six cut-rate trips you can take thanks to the bulk superstore.

From Yosemite to the Green Mountains, these are our favorite lodge-to-lodge treks this side of the pond

Sure, you can get your bike tuned or buy a spare tube. But at these shops, you can also order an espresso or IPA and find your community.

What does it take to make the list? Being a winter Olympian, Tour de France rider, or world-class climber helps.

Want to stay overnight in a jetliner, a snowcat, or a luxe glass globe dangling off a cliff? You can.

After he broke his back in a 480-foot fall, the BASE jumper's life changed. Now he's rediscovering how to catch air by throwing backflips in a sitski.

Ski season is far from over. Here's how to squeeze in one more epic trip without breaking the bank.

Todd Carmichael runs the billion-dollar La Colombe Coffee empire, but he still makes time for record-breaking jaunts across Antarctica

Ski, snowshoe, ice-skate, or score a snowy visit without the crowds at these iconic parks

From California to Ecuador, here's how to spend a couple of days in the backcountry while a guide leads the way