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

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

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

The explorer’s crossing of Antarctica put him in the spotlight. His skill in presenting himself to audiences hungry for vulnerable heroes will keep him there.

Oregon representative Earl Blumenauer recently introduced the Bicycle Commuter Act, which would provide a pretax benefit for riding to work. Here's what to know about the potential law.

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

It’s become conventional wisdom that e-scooters are dangerous. Like most conventional wisdom, it’s probably wrong.

The leisure-focused gear company is liquidating all assets after seven years in business

About an hour before midnight on Mother’s Day in 1986, a group of teenagers assembled at an Episcopal high school in Portland, Oregon, to embark on an expedition. Their goal was to summit Mount Hood, completing an adventure program that was required for all sophomores. What followed was a story of tragedy and loss that is commemorated annually at the institution it changed forever.

If you're still using ground beef, you've got a lot to learn

Outdoor towns tend to be overwhelmingly homogenous, which can make for a tough decision for people of color who want to move somewhere they can play outside

No one would blame you for planning your summer vacation around visits to these shops

A troubled vet tries to raise his daughter off the grid, but the two don't always find easy answers in nature

Shanti Hodges has written a new book to help motivate families to get on the trail—and find the one that's perfect for them

Go where pets are not only allowed but welcomed

The family has long argued that the government was willing to bend the rules to put the family away—now a judge seems to be listening

Getting acquainted with nature's carbon fiber

These hotels and lodges roll out the welcome mat for cyclists

The Renovo Fat-Ash is as fast as it is beautiful

Gary Rall opened a rock gym 29 years ago. Then he helped invent indoor climbing.

They know their coffee, beer, yoga, and outdoor boutiques. We've picked the highlights.

From epic skiing in Antarctica to a lazy beer-fueled canoe trip in North Carolina, these are the best places to visit this year

The world’s best athlete might just wear the word’s best shoe

After a closure of the city’s biggest trail network, cyclists wonder if Portland has it out for the sport's off-roaders.

Who says you have to chose between land or water?

One man and his canine pal cover 13,000 miles in 32 states to discover just how strong our relationship is with man's best friend.

Pounding out miles on stoplight-strewn streets and past convenience stores quickly loses its luster. Whether you’re commuting or training, here are ten urban trails in the U.S. that offer scenic views and traffic-free paths to keep your run enjoyable. Atlanta Beltline Georgia’s Beltline cinches its…

If you’ve topped out on talking about a wine’s terroir and session ales, it’s time to tackle the next alcohol trend that’s gaining volume: craft distilling. The desire for authentic, handmade goods drove the craft-beer bonanza. Now the same ethic is sparking passions for locally made spirits such as gin,…

The good news is that a rapidly growing number of cities across the country are becoming more bike-commuter friendly because of rising gas prices, growing alarm over global warming, and Americans’ desire to stay fit. In fact, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, biking to work has…

It used to be, you could get tasered for riding your bike to the airport. Thankfully, the great urban two-wheel boom has seen dedicated lanes and other cycling infrastructure added to airports worldwide. Thus, it’s no longer that strange (or seemingly suspicious—sheesh!) for a cyclist to pedal…

“Portland is a haven for professional distance runners.”

What kinds of cities make families happy? That was our starting point. The answer, of course, is complicated. Our first assumption: kids like being around other kids. So we looked for cities where a high percentage of the population is under age 18. Next we looked at affordability...

Whether a byproduct of the “eat local” movement or simply an evolution of taste, beer is now fetishized like wine.

What does Walter Hagen have in common with a group of novices, swinging golf clubs through downtown Portland? More than you might think.

The wildest places to sample the country’s best brews

When thieves stole his beloved ­commuter bike on a busy street in broad daylight, PATRICK SYMMES snapped—and set out on a cross-­country plunge into the heart of ­America’s bike-crime underbelly. What he saw will ­rattle your frame.

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