Take a moment to think about your favorite outdoor recreation location. Maybe it’s soaring granite in a national park or a pier where you go and catch rockfish. Perhaps it’s an inner-city park or even a memorial to fallen loved ones.
National parks may have originated as an American institution — but today, with more than 1,800 established parks worldwide, the idea is hardly limited to the 50 states. And as this list proves, a national park does not have to be well-known to take your breath away.
Mountain goats are among the most majestic creatures in the wilderness; unfortunately, they are also one of the most aggressive. Numerous reports of aggressive goat populations led to the closure of the Mount Ellinor Trail in Olympic National Forest last month and
Every so often, people stumble on hidden gems. Sometimes it’s breathtaking scenery or perhaps it’s witnessing a rare natural event. For some, it’s finding an item of significant value while for others, it’s collecting another man’s junk. Whatever your idea of a hidden gem is – we hope
It’s not that the outdoor community is made up of a bunch of raging alcoholics (though some of us arguably are), but when word went around that a company would soon be selling powdered beer, the backcountry Twittersphere erupted with comments like, “I totally
More important than finding food or shelter while wandering the wilderness, is maintaining hydration. Our ability to survive without food maxes out at 40 days, but our ability to survive without proper hydration hits its peak somewhere in the 4 to 5 day range (seven if you’re
In centuries past, adventurers would visit South America in search of lost civilizations, hidden treasures and mythological beasts. Today the allure to discover and explore has only gotten stronger although now, adventurers visit the Amazon for very different reasons.
Admittedly, everyone has his or her ‘favorite Mt. Rainier viewpoint’, so this list should be considered entirely subjective. One thing is for sure, though – any of these five spots will offer a breathtaking view of our state’s most iconic natural wonder.
Before Facebook, before CD Roms, and before the internet as we know it, was a game called Oregon Trail. Oregon Trail resided on floppy discs in computer lab Macintoshes all across the US. The game, while very elementary and quite pixelated, was a defining activity in American educational history. But [...]
Strains and sprains tend to suck the joy out of a trip. Broken legs, on the other hand, pose a much greater threat. Here are some steps of treating one to ensure to can get back home.