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With the airline industry struggling because of COVID-19, summer, fall, and winter plane fares to adventure destinations are hitting unprecedented lows. Airlines are also offering free change and cancellation fees. Should you hop on these deals now or wait and see? We consulted industry experts to find out—and rounded up some of the best fares out there.

How to become a better runner even when track (and everything else) is canceled.

With the public distracted, Secretary Bernhardt is advancing environmental harm

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

We were already worried enough about the climate. So with COVID-19, how do we cope with a brand-new feeling of helplessness?

You know things are bad when the athletes and USATF are on the same page

How to recreate responsibly and safely through the COVID-19 pandemic

From surf cams to Fat Bear Week, live nature feeds inspire adventure and offer a break from reality

You need a dog, a dog needs you. What more do you need to know?

Some people are behaving badly in the face of a pandemic. Others are making the outdoor world proud.

What to buy, what to cook, and what not to worry about in the age of COVID-19

You can visit parks for free right now, but you still need to take precautions to prevent the spread of the coronavirus

The skills that allow you to adapt and endure during a race can get you through the challenge and unpredictability of the coronavirus outbreak.

Hostels are closing, volunteers are staying home, and trail organizations are advising hikers to cancel their plans

Experimental programs in Georgia and Louisiana are placing patients who may be infected in park cabins and RVs

While reporting a story about skiing in Spain, Kade Krichko felt far away from the coronavirus, until he watched it take over

Despite the coronavirus, you can legally thru-hike the Appalachian Trail right now. But should you?

As wilderness hubs like Bishop and Moab shutter their gates to visitors, what's an outdoor lover to do during a pandemic? We're here to help.

With every race canceled, runners face logistical and ethical dilemmas. Some have turned to unusual solutions. 

Although the coronavirus has shuttered schools and events across the country, outdoor spaces can be a healthy outlet for families—but it's important to stay informed and cautious

If you're cooped up indoors and looking to move your body, try one of these routines

As it became clear that climbing walls could be an ideal host for the coronavirus, most gyms closed their doors this week

As COVID-19 shuts down buses and trains in cities, we remember that bicycles are the ultimate contingency plan

From retail giants like REI to the mom and pop stores in your hometowns, what happens when these businesses shut down?

There's more at stake now than skiing, but it's OK to be bummed out about it

The best way to de-stress during this frightening time is to look for safe opportunities to get outside

As the pandemic continues to surge and major races are canceled, we can return to running for its own sake

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

While there are far more serious problems facing the world, for some people whether or not to travel in the weeks and months ahead has become a confusing and heated topic. Here's what a longtime travel writer thinks.

For now, despite COVID-19 concerns, the Nepalese side is still open for business

Nepal will soon indefinitely suspend visas on arrival for travelers from five countries where the virus has been detected in high numbers

Yes, it's serious, and it's time to start taking some practical precautions

One of the many things that COVID-19 has taught us is to always consider buying a travel insurance policy. If you bought travel insurance for a trip you have to cancel during the travel bans, you may or may not be covered. Here's how to protect yourself now and on future trips.

Asia's most prestigious marathon is the latest victim of the coronavirus