I’ve always wanted to climb Mt St Helens. The utter transformation after its early 80s eruption fascinates me, and provides…
I can’t even tell you how many times I hear American travelers go on about Spain, Italy, France and England.…
Iceland is made for backpacking. It has a wealth of trails that are supported by smart amenities and relatively easy to…
I started this blog for one reason: to give people ideas for finding the right adventure for them. My favorite…
Here’s the really big deal about glacier hiking: It’s a chance to see the Earth … alive, changing, noisy, real. And to feel something about it.
If you seek Arizona hikes with fewer people and more interesting scenery, put the Red Mountain volcanic cinder cone on your list.
An interesting video offers a reminder to adventure travelers to put Peru on their list. Check out the video and let me know what you think.
Whenever I travel, I can count on my fear of heights to rear up at least once per trip. Here’s what happens in my head when the exposure and consequences for error escalate.
A guidebook leaves me unprepared for a hike near Busan, South Korea – and makes me reflect why I think good travel bloggers are now more credible than guide books.
See how the Rise energy bars fare during a brisk little test – an 8-hour hike on the Besseggen trail in Jotunheimen, an epic Norwegian national park.
My Scandinavia trip is less than a month away. Well, same for Finland, which is really a Nordic country. No matter what you call this trip, it’s time to mentally pack my bags for a trip through Sweden, Finland, Norway and possibly a bit of Estonia.
Guest blogger Amanda takes us on a tour of the Lake District, where you’ll find some of the best outdoor fun in the UK. Find out where to hike, bike, cave, climb, canyoneer, swim and sleep.
Where do you go after a trip to Korea and Japan? Well, as a soccer/language/craft beer/hiking fan, I’m thinking of Scotland or Wales.
Planning to take a hike outside the U.S.? Well, beware – even English-speaking countries have some very different ways of saying “hiking.” Here are a few of my favorite examples.
The Icelandic town of Kirkjubaejarklaustur is surrounded by one of the most bizarre landscapes ever. We hiked through it, trailed by a friendly local dog looking for a busy day of adventure.
The west side of the Phoenix metro area have some solid new biking and hiking trails. But they come with some legal drama and controversy.
Snow is great when it first starts falling. But give it a month, and you’ll be ready to get away from it. So where should you go? New Zealand, no contest. Here’s why.
A website called nofee2hikeaz.com is now online fighting the Phoenix government’s proposal to charge for parking at 5 of its…
Find out about the incredible outdoor adventure you can find on the Landmannalaugar – Hrafntinnusker hike in Iceland.
Iceland is grabbing headlines for all the volcanic activity now shaping its landscape. Here’s a surprise for many – the same processes also made Arizona what it is.