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6 Fall Marathons to Get You Moving

6 Fall Marathons to Get You Moving

Cool fall weather makes everything more enjoyable- especially running. It’s the perfect season to sign up for a marathon. Here are 6 fall races you don’t want to miss. U.S. Air Force Marathon Located in Dayton, OH this annual 26.2 mile loop kicks off in September. 15,000 runners made up [...]

6 of the Nation’s Best Cross-Country Skiing Destinations

6 of the Nation’s Best Cross-Country Skiing Destinations

“Cross-country skiing is not all uphills and flats and hard work,” Andrew Newell, a member of the U.S. Cross-Country Team who competed at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, recently told NBC News. “This sport can be fast and gnarly if you know where to go.” Our thoughts exactly. Here [...]

6 of the World’s Coolest Man-made Climbing Walls

6 of the World’s Coolest Man-made Climbing Walls

Thanks to the massive popularity of rock climbing, you can find decent climbing walls all over the world. Most man-made walls stick to traditional features ― uneven surface, standard holds ― designed to mirror the experience of climbing outdoors, but the entries on this list have taken this concept to [...]

6 Best U.S. Hikes for Fall Colors

6 Best U.S. Hikes for Fall Colors

Fall is around the corner, the best time of the year to slow your roll and enjoy the changing landscapes of the land with some of the most gorgeous trails exploding with color. It’s time to get out and get walking – here are 6 U.S. hikes that stand out [...]

6 Places that Gem Hunters will Dig

6 Places that Gem Hunters will Dig

There’s something special about laboriously searching for a shiny, centuries old rock that’s been waiting, buried in the earth for you and only you to uncover. The U.S. is brimming with public locations that not only offer a day in the great outdoors, but allows access to mining precious metals [...]

7 Best Places to Camp this Fall

7 Best Places to Camp this Fall

The dog days of summer are beginning to dwindle, and though we will miss the beach and tan lines (maybe not so much tan lines), there’s cooler temperatures and impossibly beautiful autumn colors just around the corner. It’s time to lace up those hiking boots, break out the jackets and [...]

7 of the Scariest Kayaking Descents

7 of the Scariest Kayaking Descents

The biggest challenge (and likely the thing that’ll keep you from the most physical harm or even death) of descending over a waterfall in a kayak—besides, you know, psyching yourself up enough to do it—is staying in once you’ve gone over. And when you’re dropping over 100 feet, it’s no [...]

5 Dangerous Places to Visit that are Worth the Risk

5 Dangerous Places to Visit that are Worth the Risk

So they tell you not to go here or there…”it’s sooo dangerous,” “you WILL die if you go there.” Well, I say all the reason to go. A little bit of treacherous trekking is good for the soul and opens up doors to extraordinary cultures and natural landscapes untouched by [...]

8 Best Rivers for Kayaking in the U.S.

8 Best Rivers for Kayaking in the U.S.

Whether you prefer a challenge, an easy paddle or you’re more focused on the scenery, there are some rivers that rise above the rest when it comes to kayaking. Some are for the more experienced kayaker, with rough whitewater sections and class V rapids, while others are perfect for the [...]

Easter Around the World

Easter Around the World

If you think that hunting for Easter eggs and sitting down to a dinner of ham is the best way to spend your holiday, you’re wrong. There are dozens of ways that cultures celebrate this time of bunnies and commercialism that tosses the U.S. of A. out of the ring. [...]