Activities

  • A Summer Camp for Grown Ups Who Love the Outdoors

    The Outbound Collective / Activities

    Remember the fun you used to have at summer camp? Come relive that great experience at the CamelBak Pursuit Series - except instead of camp counselors, you'll have expert guides and pro athletes show.

  • 5 Epic Backpacking Trips in the Grand Canyon

    Garmin / Activities and destinations

    The Grand Canyon is one of the best places to test your backpacking stamina.

  • 20 Must-Do Hikes in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

    Chaco Footwear / Activities and destinations

    Sitting on the border of Tennessee and North Carolina, the seemingly endless ridges of the Smoky Mountains attract more annual visitors than any other national park in the country.

  • A 26-Hour Climbing Adventure in the Bugaboos

    Jedediah Hohf / Activities and destinations

    My headlamp light is dimming more and more with every minute. Damn, should've brought those extra batteries I left at the tent. I didn't even think I was going to use this thing today.

  • Juneau's Epic and Intimate Alaskan Landscapes

    Adrien Patané / Activities, destinations, and travel

    Mendenhall Glacier and Ice Caves No trip to Juneau would be complete without a visit to one of Alaska's easiest accessed glaciers, albeit this is changing quite rapidly due to the exponentially incre.

  • Via Ferrata Climbing in the Dolomites of Tirol

    Cat Ekkelboom-White / Activities, destinations, and travel

    Via Ferrata literally translates as "Iron Way" and is said to have originated in Italy in the Second World War as a way to get troops over dangerous mountain paths in relative safety.

  • Living in a Dream World: Hawaii through My Eyes

    Jayden Croft / Activities, destinations, lifestyle, and travel

    Hawaii had always been a distant dream of mine.

  • Why Every Traveller Should Try Film Photography

    Cat Ekkelboom-White / Activities, lifestyle, and travel

    I’m one of those people who is addicted to technology; my iPhone, MacBook, and my iPad. I find myself constantly checking Facebook or scrolling through Instagram.

  • How to Hike the Tallest Peak in Idaho, Mount Borah

    Visit Idaho / Activities and destinations

    Aptly nicknamed “The Roof of Idaho,” Mount Borah is not one of those peaks that you can drive most of the way and summit with just a couple miles of hiking - this is a tough hike and shouldn’t be tak.

  • The 10 Best Backpacking Trips on Earth

    Hi-Tec / Activities, destinations, and travel

    Don’t get us wrong, a quick overnight in your local state park can be an experience you’ll never forget, but it can’t hurt to set your sights on the greatest backpacking trips in the world.

  • The Top 5 Day Hikes in Southern California

    Julie & Brian / Activities and destinations

    Brian and I are avid hikers and love exploring trails in our local mountains.

  • A Magical, Mystical Winter's Tramp in New Zealand

    Crystal Brindle / Activities and destinations

    Frost sparkles in the half-light, incredibly jagged rock slabs lofted at precarious angles stand out in distant evening sun too remote to reach the valley floor, and the moss-draped forest gathers sh.

  • Georgia's Top 5 Family-Friendly Adventures

    Explore Georgia / Activities, destinations, and family

    Most families are juggling multiple schedules that seem to never tire. School, sports, friends ... the list goes on.

  • An Amazing Weekend Hanging in the Alabama Hills

    Benjamin Canevari / Activities, destinations, and travel

    We were headed south to the Alabama Hills to meet up with my friends Brent and Brandon. These guys live in San Diego, which is about eight hours too far south for my liking.

  • The Benefits of Hiking with Trekking Poles (Plus How to Use Them)

    Nicole Mason / Activities and how-to

    After years of thinking trekking poles were ridiculous, I found myself seriously struggling on a 500 mile trek across France and Spain.

  • Is Canoeing the Next Big Trend in Outdoor Adventure?

    Tanner Thompson / Activities

    Recently I went on a canoe trip and it was an absolute blast. Here are some reasons why I think more and more people will be renting or buying canoes and taking them on their outdoor adventures.1.

  • The Best Places to Explore the Outdoors near Las Vegas

    Mayson Algeyer / Activities, destinations, and travel

    In the middle of the desert lies a city that never sleeps.

  • A Photo Tour of the Zion Narrows

    Tylyn Cullison / Activities and destinations

    For a Utah native, it took me way too long to finally hike the Zion Narrows. I was able to squeeze it in on a trip to St.

  • 5 Photography Tips for 24 Hours at Great Sand Dunes National Park

    Michael Osborne / Activities, destinations, and how-to

    Boasting the tallest sand dunes in North America dropped upon a melting pot of ecosystems, this young national park is a photographer's dream.

  • Under the Mountains: An Idiot's Guide to Caving

    Dan Bernstein / Activities and how-to

    Step Zero: Introduction Photo: Brian Fulda “Caves are the world’s most remote and fragile wildernesses.

  • How to Go Whale Watching in Washington (for Free!)

    Josh Hollandsworth / Activities, destinations, and how-to

    I recently moved to Washington from Florida on a whim.

  • Yosemite's Silver Aprons

    Caleb Izdepski / Activities and destinations

    All this cold, clear water moving in a panic through the narrow granite conduits and falling from the cliffs has little impact on the monoliths.

  • Canyoneering in Zion NP: A Rookie's First Descent

    Madison Snarr / Activities and travel

    YOU'RE WELCOME TO JOIN I had never been canyoneering until October of 2016.

  • 3 Awesome California NPS Sites You Should Check Out

    Michael Fricke / Activities, destinations, and travel

    There are 417 different National Park Service sites.  Yet some people only think about the 59 sites designated as national parks and never visit any others.