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The life of Natalie Rines Terry, one of the country’s top ski instructors for 50 years

This Maine destination is a place of rugged coastal wonders and an immersion in Down East culture

Twenty-three surprising ways to get you inspired for next year and beyond

The colder months are the perfect time to visit national parks, with fewer crowds and endless adventure. Stay at one of these dreamy base camps.

After a challenging summer and fall, we're all wondering what the ski season has in store. Don't worry: resorts are working hard to open and ensure a safe experience for everyone, and there are plenty of other ways to delight in the white stuff. Here's the lowdown. 

During her college break, the author went all in on solitude—living alone on a Down East island and working for one of the area’s few female skippers. Luna Soley reflects on a time of loneliness, hard work, and natural beauty.

Many backcountry huts are now available as private rentals, so you and your pod can have the entire place and be COVID safe. From Maine to Washington, here are a few of our favorites.

Serene places to pitch a tent—where it's just you and the ocean

After months of trespassing and hiding from rangers, two hikers completed the Appalachian Trail in June. Their sagas raise questions about what it means to be outdoors in the United States right now.

The region is known for its craft brews. Here are eight places we recommend visiting for the best of the best.

In the Northeast, you'll find many of the nation's oldest and most interesting gear shops—and some of its younger and most innovative

Want to see some wildlife in New England? Moose are your best bet. Here's where to find them—and get some great outdoor adventuring while you're at it.

No matter your skill level or the type of adventure you're seeking, New England's two dominant mountain ranges offer plenty of opportunities to explore. Here's your guide to getting the most out of them.

We tested 9 places to enjoy the classic New England food and mapped out some nearby adventures, too

There's way more to this area than just the northern terminus of the Appalachian Trail. Non-thru-hikers, pack your bags.

Gina Rae La Cerva's 'Feasting Wild' is a delightful culinary travel book. It's also an adjustment to the way we think about what that buzzword actually means

My dad is struggling with cancer in North Carolina, and COVID-19 cruelly cut him off from his family. But in Maine, where I live, the pandemic has forced 'Brady Bunch' togetherness that's been challenging, strangely fun, and full of lessons worth carrying forward.

These kayak, sailboat, and yacht itineraries have all the makings of a post-pandemic remedy: wide-open space and time with friends

An impact fund wants to transform Saddleback Mountain, and its surrounding community in Rangeley, Maine, into a skier's paradise. The plan might be a moonshot. But it's also the kind of vision the greater ski industry needs.

The popular Maine national park will begin testing a reservation system for driving on certain roads in fall 2020 to help alleviate congestion

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

From extreme tree skiing at Mad River Glen to the nostalgic charm of Smugglers' Notch, the East Coast offers deep powder and epic backcountry terrain if you know where to find it

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

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

Whether you want to chase early-season powder in the Rockies or lobster rolls in New England, we've got your perfect road trip to end the year on a high note

Yes, fall in the northeast equals peak foliage. But the season also offers up an abundance of uncrowded adventures in the mountains, on lakes, and along the coast.

John Olson has been on the water for nine decades—and he's still working

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

Believe it or not, there’s still time for you procrastinators to make the most of the last weekend of summer

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

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

A proposed hydropower transmission line in Maine would impact the AT, wildlife, recreation, and tourism. Is it worth it?

Guthook Guides' maps and crowdsourced information have made hiking the PCT and AT immeasurably easier. But is that a good thing?

Thanks to savvy marketing, science, and luck, blueberries helped usher in a new era of health food obsession

We asked hikers for advice on how to readjust to life after the trail

New owners are revitalizing Shaw's, the beloved hostel on the Appalachian Trail

The oldest woman to swim the English Channel wants to continue knocking off marathon swims into her 80s

The Maine gear giant worked with a small backpack brand to design Bean Boots made with sail cloth. We're obsessed.

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