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During a week of historic decisions, the Supreme Court decided that an energy company can drill under the Appalachian Trail

'Yellow Bird,' by Sierra Crane Murdoch, and 'The Third Rainbow Girl,' by Emma Copley Eisenberg, look at haunting deaths in wild and forgotten landscapes

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

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

You can set up your own, off-the-cuff version of summer camp in one of these stellar settings

After three years of sold-out events for women-identified and non-binary people, Flash Foxy introduces an extension where men are welcome, too

The last two tree sitters fighting the 300-mile Mountain Valley Pipeline project in Jefferson National Forest surrendered to police. Will others take their place?

Wild and Wonderful from advocacy group New River Alliance of Climbers and filmmaker Tara Kerzhner documents the persistence it took to make the PsicoRoc deep water solo competition happen.

From Logan Bockrath of Thelonious Step, this video profiles U.S. Women's Raft Team member Julie Sutton as she makes her yearly migration from the Arkansas River to the Gauley.

Undisputedly, one of the most challenging rivers in the US, its famous Pillow Rock Rapid has been the catalyst for many flips and dumptrucks.

Matthew Christiansen spent his summer digging ditches, cutting tree branches, and maintaining trails for the Student Conservation Association and U.S Forest Service.

For his latest timelapse project, filmmaker Mike Zorger wanted to find a spot East Coast with Western-like light pollution, despite major metropolitan areas and condensed population

'The Wonder Years' is a short film about getting kids into the outdoors and away from their distractions

"I can't wait to see him on the river for the first time. That first wave that comes over the boat. Best thing in the world."

"No one else from your previous life—before you start doing this—really understands what it is you're doing."

Lauren Meade quit her job at a dental office in Georgia to work as a guide in the New River Gorge.

The founders of four whitewater rafting outfitters reminisce about the river run that ultimately gave rise to an industry.

Beat the crowds and head for fresh climbing, mountain-biking, and chill-out spots within easy driving distance of eight burgs

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.

A peeping stroll is not an acceptable last outdoor gasp before winter. Presenting the best active autumn escapes.

In 1966, a group of gravediggers in West Virginia reported seeing a flying humanoid figure with glowing red eyes. A year later, a nearby bridge collapsed, killing 46 people. Coincidence? Probably, but who knows.

Settle a bet between me and a buddy. He said there are a couple of pretty good places to ski in the South. I say there’s no such thing as good skiing in the South. Who’s right?

Where are the best places in the world to learn to BASE jump?

We've got your all-access pass to summer: 21 DIY and outfitted adventures guaranteed to recharge for less than $500*. Just pick one—or five—and leave your lawnmower behind. *Transportation not included

Two new island novels explore what it means to leave everyday life far, far behind.

The polls are closed and we’re off to the All Good festival this weekend to test our gear (and maybe have a little fun while we’re at it). The winners of the gear poll are:TENT: Big Agnes Pine Island 4SLEEPING BAG: REI Travel Sack…

Escape urban gridlock in West Virginia, where country roads and mountain mamas are only a fraction of the attraction

1. Havasu Falls, Supai, Arizona Hike two miles to this perfect turquoise pool, with year-round 72-degree water, in Havasu Canyon. All About H2O The wet stuff is always there for us—it grows our food, puts splash and spirit in our adventure, and (by the way) keeps us alive.

Looping through Appalachia on a four-state spin

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Hop on (HUH?), rev up (WHAT?!), and take a trip (I can't HEAR YOU!) deep into the hillbilly heart of West Virginia, where gas-huffin' ATV motorheads churn through the Hatfield-McCoy Recreation Area—a private preserve devoted to the joys and sorrows of four-wheeling. (ARRRRGHHH!)

Twelve trips to change your life—and make a difference

New School Skiing is teaching good old hotdogging some radical new tricks