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4 Images of My Last Summer Hike in Chamonix

By Charles Gensollen / Lifestyle and activities

At the beginning of September 2016, I decided to go hiking in Chamonix before going back to my university in Switzerland.

Is a Life of Wanderlust for You?

By Sarah Levant / Lifestyle

To Wander or Stay? That is the Question Wanderlust is a tricky term some people struggle with.

The Case for Creativity

By Christin Healey / Lifestyle and activities

We've all seen it, and many of us are guilty of it: The fedora-wearing, blanket-swathed, hair blowing in the breeze, tiny person perched on an impossibly gorgeous vista.

Stop Bashing Instagram: A Letter to the Outdoor “Purists”

By Matt Van Swol / Lifestyle

You’ve read the articles. You’ve seen the titles. It seems like every day, I see another one of these stories shared on social media.

4 Tips for More Adventures (plus a coupon for a free day off work)

By Trailfoody LLC / How-to and lifestyle

Photo: Dan Loch It's Saturday morning and the sun’s popping up with clear skies. Or there’s fresh snow in the mountains. Or the river’s running at just the right level. 1.

Tough Love: Why the Mountains Are the Ultimate Teacher

By Matthew Thomson / Lifestyle

Have you ever had the strange sensation of loving and hating something at the same time? For real, there could be one thing that genuinely gets you excited while at the same time make you second gues.

Butternut Squash Cauliflower Trail Tacos

By Adam Kingman / How-to, health, and lifestyle

For those of you who have exhausted your freeze dried meal options and peanut butter sandwich supply, this one's for you.

3 Life Lessons I Learned from Mountain Biking

By Kendra Perkins / Lifestyle, family, and activities

During my freshman year of high school, my dad started taking my family and me out mountain biking. I loved the challenges that I faced with every ride and being able to push myself.

The One Thing You Should Always Bring With You

By Jonathon Reed / Lifestyle and activities

I can get lost in the world of gear.

8 Things a Year in the Sub-Antarctic Taught Me

By Jamie Gallant / Destinations and lifestyle

In 2013 I quit my job at an advertising agency in Chicago and jumped at the chance to join a British Royal Air Force flight heading 8000 miles south to the Falkland Islands.

How to Camp on a Deserted Island in Panama for $5

By Alyssa + Hannah ODYSEA / Destinations, how-to, and lifestyle

Every morning I would wake to the sunrise over the nearby rocks, stumble from my tent with my mask and snorkel in hand, and fall into the crystal clear waters.

Why You Should Visit the National Parks in Their Off Season

By Matthew Eaton / Destinations, lifestyle, and activities

Have you ever felt the excitement of getting to visit one of the country’s beautiful National Parks, but as you get close you find a line of cars a mile long trying to work through the park gate? If .

Climate Change and the Transformation of Glacier National Park

By Michael Graw / Lifestyle and destinations

Put Glacier National Park at the top of your summer to-do list - the last remaining glaciers in this iconic American landscape may be gone before you get there if you wait much longer.

The 28 Best Outdoorsy Birthday Gifts That Aren't Gear

By Alex Anderson / Lifestyle

We are always searching for that perfect gift for our outdoorsy friend, family member or ourselves. With so many different brands of gear, it can be hard to figure out the right gift.

Moments of True Happiness Are What We Live For

By Aaron Ibey / Lifestyle

The Moments Worth Living for  I am not looking for a perfect state of happiness and nor do I believe in such but I do believe in moments, I do believe in myself and I do believe in exploring.

5 Books That Inspire Me to Get Outside

By Alex Anderson / Lifestyle

For years I've spent countless hours reading books about climbing, fishing, camping and anything else that inspires me to run out to the next adventure.

15 Images from a Relaxing Weekend in the Northern Rockies

By Kaila Walton / Destinations, lifestyle, and activities

A couple of weeks ago a friend and I road tripped up to Liard River Hot Springs Provincial Park and Muncho Lake Provincial Park for a long weekend.

A Much Needed Impromptu Trip to the Oregon Coast

By Andrew Hoang / Destinations, lifestyle, and activities

It was a quick but busy week and I was in class most of the time (contrary to popular belief). I'd been busy and I knew I was getting that itch to go outside.

Why You Should Revisit Those Quick Getaways and Day Hikes

By Tylyn Cullison / Destinations, lifestyle, family, and activities

One of the wonderful things about living in Utah is the number of local hikes that are easily done in a day or even a few hours.

Two Days Driving up Highway 1 Wasn't Enough!

By Benjamin Canevari / Destinations, lifestyle, and activities

Day 1 consisted of a spontaneous trip to Pleasanton for a dinner with friends the night before. And then yet another spontaneous one night stay at the Hotel Paradox in Santa Cruz.

An Incredible 10-Day Road Trip in The Canadian Rockies

By Geoffery von Zastrow / Destinations and lifestyle

Early last summer, I started to plan a trip to Cuba with one of my best friends.

The Golden Rules of National Parks (and Why They Matter)

By Tara Stamnes / How-to and lifestyle

The National Parks Service has been witness to a lot of rule-breaking issues over the past year. From tourists trampling off trail to taking off with wildlife, rules are still a problem for many.

Two Brothers, a New Brand and the Eastern Sierra

By Be Outfitter / Lifestyle and activities

The Eastern Sierra can make a 2 day trip seem like a 5 day trip, in a good way!Living in San Diego we’ve made the trek up to Mammoth a handful of times to meet our close friends.

5 Tips to Make Your Iceland Trip Awesome

By Eric Bennett / Destinations, how-to, lifestyle, and activities

1. Waterproof EverythingWhat is even more important than warm clothes when going to Iceland, is staying dry. Layer up underneath a very waterproof jacket as well as waterproof pants.