Hike Sierra Negra and Volcan Chico

I don't know what you think of when you think of the Galapagos, but giant volcanoes isn't one of the things that was in my head.

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Hike Rucu Pinchincha

Rucu Pinchincha is an incredibly accessible (yet difficult) hike from Quito.

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Climb Volcan Chimborazo

 Rising 20,548 ft above sea level, Chimborazo is nearly 9,000 ft shorter than Everest.

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Climb Volcan Cayambe

Cayambe is Ecuador’s third tallest peak and is often recommended as an excellent mountain for first-time mountaineers looking to gain glacier travel and high-altitude climbing experience.

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Run the Saltzman Road Trail

This trail is an easy out and back from either the west or east side of Forest Park. The east trailhead is off NW Skyline Blvd, on Saltzman Road, which is a dirt/gravel road like the trail.

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A Beginner's Climbing Guide to Joshua Tree

Joshua Tree is a place to get lost in and leave feeling sun soaked and renewed, stepping out of the dusty golden tinged landscape.

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Climb Mount Thomson

The West Ridge of Thomson is rated 5.6 and is 4-5 pitches depending on how you break it up.

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Summit The Golden Hinde

As Vancouver Island's highest peak, the Golden Hinde is an obvious draw for coastal climbers.

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The Wonder That Surrounds Oregon's Yapoah Crater

Some of the youngest rock in Oregon sits on the boundaries of the Deschutes and Willamette National Forests near McKenzie Pass.

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Swim in the South Fork of the Snoqualmie River

You can reach this area off I-90.  Take exit 38.  If you are coming from the west (Seattle) take a right after exiting the highway and continue for about 2 miles.

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Hike the Skyline Trail (Cactus to Clouds) to San Jacinto Peak

The Cactus to Clouds Trail begins in the parking lot for the Palms Springs Art Museum. Get ready, you're going to start heading uphill right away and it's not going to stop for 16.5 miles.

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Scramble Guye Peak

There are quite a few ways up Guye Peak ranging from a simple walk up to multiple pitches of technical rock climbing.

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10 Incredible Coastal Campsites in Washington

Is there anything that says summer more than camping on the Washington coast? The Evergreen State is beautiful all year round, but it is next level magical when summer hits.

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10 Tips For Your Everest Base Camp Trek

Everest Base Camp had always been high on my list of to-do's, I dreamt of actually climbing Everest but thought base camp might be a good first step.

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Explore Cape Kiwanda

Cape Kiwanda is part of the Three Capes Scenic Route. It offers sea stack rock formations, beautiful beaches, sand stone cliffs, and if you are lucky enough, amazing wildlife.

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The Essential Backcountry Art Kit

Don't let your concern for adding extra weight to your pack deter you from making art in the outdoors. Build a lightweight kit with these tools.

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9 Things that the Outdoors Taught Me in 2016

This year, I was hungry. Hungry for experiences. No, not food, and no, not possessions, but rather I was hungry for memories and good times.

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Camp Along the Shore at Sparks Lake

Just a quick 26-mile drive from Bend you'll find Sparks Lake, where shallow water, amazing lakeside camping grounds, and the possibility of catching a glimpse of the Aurora Borealis make for some of .

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10 Must-Do Winter Adventures In Utah

If anything, it amplifies it. Whether you want a quick hike close to town, a dawn patrol powder session, or a weekend camping adventure in the snow, we’ve got something that will fit the bill.

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Learning to Seek Rest While Exploring the Outdoors

For most of us, the opportunity to spend some quality time in the outdoors is a rare occurrence. And with the redundant routines of our jobs, careers, school, etc.

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Snowshoe the Rim at Crater Lake NP

Why Go? Avoid the crowds in summer and have the entire 33 mile long rim and 21 square miles of beautiful Crater Lake to yourself.

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Snowshoe or XC Ski to Watchman Overlook

Starting at the Rim Village parking area, this snowshoe/cross-country ski trip (whichever you choose) heads out on snow-covered West Rim Drive, bound for the saddle between Hillman Peak and The Watch.

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Hiking to Lassen Peak (10,462ft.)

One of my personal favorites and a hidden gem of California that keeps circling my mind is the Lassen Peak Trail. Don't let the trail map (2.

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The Conflicting Two Faces of the Classic Road Trip

Roadtrips have always been a bit of a double-edged sword for me.

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