Canada may be known for its friendly people, ice hockey, and Tim Hortons, but if that’s all you know about our neighbor to the north, you’re really missing out. Canada’s national parks and wilderness spaces are an incredible resource, and they’re often far less traveled than similar trails in the U.S. And what better way…
When it comes down to it, it’s really not about the destination (or the journey). It’s all about who you take with you.
The country is filled with beautiful places to explore, making this summer the perfect time for a road trip
Hiking with my toddler has been one of my most rewarding adventures thus far. Exploring new trails and viewing the outdoors with her is filled with constant joy and surprise.
The backcountry is a place for serenity and personal challenge, and, as in any public space, there’s an etiquette to maintaining this environment. Some of this etiquette may be obvious, some may not be. But after 20 years recreating in the woods and nine years as a backcountry guide, I am confident that it basically…
Bolstered by my new confidence, I started to try things I had never dreamed of: snowshoeing, rock climbing, backpacking.
Ten trails. Ten unmatched miles each. Get maximum bang for each boot step on hikes that our most-traveled contributors call their all-time favorites. The Lost Coast, Sinkyone Wilderness SP Find yourself among the redwoods and isolated coves of California’s wildest shoreline. —Dennis Lewon The first time I hiked the Lost Coast, I was in college…
Quandary Peak was my favorite hike, I loved starting below the treeline for a change and experiencing the first couple miles in the blackened forest.
Grand Teton National Park has unquestionably been one of the few place to grab my heart.
It wasn’t until I laid raw, sore, and depleted on that hotel bed that I found a deep, compelling love for unplugging from my life and stepping into an unknown wild.