Activities

Outdoor Guide Jobs for Beginners: How to Get Into Guiding

By Tara Stamnes / How-to, lifestyle, and activities

Imagine getting up tomorrow morning, excited for the day you're about to spend outside. You grab a big breakfast, your hiking boots, and a packed backpack.

The West Coast's Top 20 Backpacking Trips

By Under Armour / Destinations and activities

There is no better way to see what you're made of and test your outdoor skills than in the backcountry and - this part is up for debate - there is no better place to explore the backcountry than the .

Four Volcanoes, Five Days, and Endless Tacos: Climbing Mexico’s Highest Peaks

By Rachel Davidson / Destinations and activities

Last week I had the privilege and pleasure of joining a group of mountaineering friends in Mexico on one of the toughest climbing programs I’ve ever participated in.

4 Images of My Last Summer Hike in Chamonix

By Charles Gensollen / Lifestyle and activities

At the beginning of September 2016, I decided to go hiking in Chamonix before going back to my university in Switzerland.

10 Must-Do 14er Hikes in Colorado

By Garmin / Destinations and activities

Hiking to the top of any mountain gives you a sense of accomplishment and pride that you can't find anywhere else.

Climbing Montana's Tallest Mountain, Granite Peak

By Karissa Frye / Activities and destinations

The rocks below my feet shook with every step forward, the harsh surface of the granite boulders scraped my hands as I tried to grasp them. My body insisted that I crawl.

My Favorite Drive in the World: Part 2

By Billy Bowling / Destinations and activities

So here you are! You came back to see what all the fuss was about after that long run on sentence that was The Blue Ridge Parkway: Virginia Edition I take it? Well, thanks for coming back again for r.

5 Photos That'll Make You Want to Visit Samuel H Boardman State Park

By Camaran Khiev / Destinations and activities

This was my first time visiting this state park, or even coming to see Oregon's Coast.

Explore 3 Beautiful Trails at Colorado's Windy Saddle Park

By Matthew Eaton / Activities and destinations

As a city-dweller who longs all week for upcoming weekend adventures, I often look to escape to the mountains during the week as well.

25 Amazing Campsites in the American Southwest

By Chaco Footwear / Destinations and activities

There's something special about waking up in the desert. There's a stillness and clarity that you just can't find anywhere else.

The Case for Creativity

By Christin Healey / Lifestyle and activities

We've all seen it, and many of us are guilty of it: The fedora-wearing, blanket-swathed, hair blowing in the breeze, tiny person perched on an impossibly gorgeous vista.

6 Must-See Arkansas Waterfalls

By Jon King / Destinations, family, and activities

1. Neil Compton's Double Falls With no marked trail and a steep scramble down, Compton’s Double Falls makes you earn the view.

7 Essential Waterfalls Photography Tips

By Brandon Dewey / How-to and activities

1. Shoot on Overcast Days Light is everything in photography, and the best time to photograph waterfalls is on overcast days.

3 Life Lessons I Learned from Mountain Biking

By Kendra Perkins / Lifestyle, family, and activities

During my freshman year of high school, my dad started taking my family and me out mountain biking. I loved the challenges that I faced with every ride and being able to push myself.

The One Thing You Should Always Bring With You

By Jonathon Reed / Lifestyle and activities

I can get lost in the world of gear.

Why You Should Visit the National Parks in Their Off Season

By Matthew Eaton / Destinations, lifestyle, and activities

Have you ever felt the excitement of getting to visit one of the country’s beautiful National Parks, but as you get close you find a line of cars a mile long trying to work through the park gate? If .

10 Amazing Spring Hikes in Georgia

By Explore Georgia / Destinations and activities

Whether you're craving a long climb to a rushing waterfall or a leisurely walk through a shady forest, Georgia has something for every hiker this spring.

101 Guide: Yosemite in 3 Days

By Tom Humphrey / Destinations and activities

I get it. This story is not necessarily very new, innovative or sexy.

Keystone Dreamin': A Road Trip on Pennsylvania Route 6

By Jack Tumen / Destinations and activities

If I had to guess, I'd say Pennsylvania isn't very high on most travelers' lists of "must-see destinations.

The Ultimate Oregon Adventure Bucket List

By Hi-Tec USA / Destinations and activities

Oregon is home to some of the most beautiful and unique landscapes in America.

You Need to Go to Death Valley for the Super Bloom

By Michael Wigle / Destinations and activities

In Death Valley National Park wildflowers are so rare that they are actually called ephemerals because of how quickly they bloom and die. Witnessing a super bloom here is incredibly powerful.

15 Images from a Relaxing Weekend in the Northern Rockies

By Kaila Walton / Destinations, lifestyle, and activities

A couple of weeks ago a friend and I road tripped up to Liard River Hot Springs Provincial Park and Muncho Lake Provincial Park for a long weekend.

A Much Needed Impromptu Trip to the Oregon Coast

By Andrew Hoang / Destinations, lifestyle, and activities

It was a quick but busy week and I was in class most of the time (contrary to popular belief). I'd been busy and I knew I was getting that itch to go outside.

Why You Should Revisit Those Quick Getaways and Day Hikes

By Tylyn Cullison / Destinations, lifestyle, family, and activities

One of the wonderful things about living in Utah is the number of local hikes that are easily done in a day or even a few hours.