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6 of America’s Most Hidden Hot Springs

6 of America’s Most Hidden Hot Springs

The steam rises up into the forest as you breathe in the vapors of the natural pool you lay in, gazing into the mountains. There’s nothing quite like finding a hot spring in the middle

7 Tips to Avoid Altitude Sickness

7 Tips to Avoid Altitude Sickness

Whether you are visiting a high-altitude city or climbing to the summit of a massive mountain, altitude sickness is a common, but potentially dangerous condition. For people who have spent the majority of their

7 A-List Celebrities You Didn’t Realize Were Also Committed Environmentalists

7 A-List Celebrities You Didn’t Realize Were Also Committed Environmentalists

Most of us are aware of the green contributions made by Leo DiCaprio, Jack Johnson, Woody Harrelson, and other members of the pop culture elite. Other well-known celebrities have also helped out Mother Nature,

Everything You Need to Know about Polar Bear Swimming

Everything You Need to Know about Polar Bear Swimming

If plunging into icy water sounds appealing, you’re definitely not alone. Every year, a large number of brave (and possibly insane) men and women endure the harsh elements to take part in polar bear swims.

All-Female Team Plans to Row Across the Pacific Ocean in 2013

All-Female Team Plans to Row Across the Pacific Ocean in 2013

An all-female rowing team is gearing up for a massive undertaking in 2013. The four women on the Coxless Rowing squad are busy planning and training for an attempt to row across the Pacific Ocean next year.

7 Early Gift Ideas for the Outdoor Enthusiast

7 Early Gift Ideas for the Outdoor Enthusiast

I’ve always questioned why gifts have to be opened on Christmas morning, given that the holiday is halfway into the winter (and thus, ski season). For winter sports lovers, it would only make sense that some presents be opened and enjoyed earlier.

Outdoor Activities to Help You Trim Down the Holiday Weight

Outdoor Activities to Help You Trim Down the Holiday Weight

From moist turkey legs and mashed taters to butter-soaked veggies and pumpkin pie wedges, traditional holiday feasts are chock-full of edible items that wreak havoc on your slim figure (with or without gravy).

The ‘Roast Without Equal’ That Puts Turduckens to Shame

The ‘Roast Without Equal’ That Puts Turduckens to Shame

Nothing exemplifies American culinary excess quite like the turducken. Made popular by NFL announcer John Madden, the turducken features a turkey stuffed with a duck, which in turn has been stuffed with a chicken

Blind Adventurer Plans to Kayak the Grand Canyon

Blind Adventurer Plans to Kayak the Grand Canyon

When he reached the summit of Mt. Everest back in 2001, mountaineer Erik Weihenmayer redefined our perceptions of what a blind person is capable of accomplishing.

Gear Junkie’s Final Epic Award for 2012 Announced

Gear Junkie’s Final Epic Award for 2012 Announced

Injuries don’t stop a person’s desire to get outside. They shouldn’t. With today’s technology, only a few modifications are needed so that amputees can get on a bike and cycle cross country.