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The Sangre de Cristo Range Is Not for the Casual Hiker

With 43,000 feet of elevation gain, 91 miles above 10,000 feet, and 63 summits, the route is not to be taken lightly. Brendan Leonard recounts one of his favorite adventures from the past decade.

Brendan Leonard
Mar 27, 2020

Even Mount Everest Is Shutting Down

An official declaration from Nepal's Department of Immigration confirms that the world's highest peak will be closed for the season due to coronavirus concerns

Anna Callaghan and Matt Skenazy
Mar 12, 2020

My Quest to See Endangered Condors in Pinnacles

Rock climbing, getting lost, and scouting for rare birds are all perfect pursuits in California's Pinnacles National Park. It's our 62 Parks Traveler's second stop on her journey to visit every U.S. national park in a year.

Emily Pennington
Feb 25, 2020

The Ultimate Big Bend National Park Travel Guide

An entire mountain range to itself, dramatic stretches of the Rio Grande, and 118 miles of shared border with Mexico are just a few reasons why this 801,163-acre range in southwest Texas is worth a visit

Graham Averill
Feb 19, 2020