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5 Books to Read in the Wild

By Eric Bennett / Lifestyle and travel

A lot of my time spent in the wilderness is idle, waiting in a location for several days until the right light happens so I can take a photo.

An Unforgettable Road Trip to 5 Canadian National Parks in 5 Days

By Kevin Abernethy / Activities, travel, and destinations

Canada has been on my list of places to see for quite some time, so a friend and I packed up our car and headed north for what ended up being a 2,800 mile round trip.

One Morning in Hong Kong

By Kyle Obermann / Destinations, activities, and travel

Village dogs’ yelps split the air, unseen and untethered in the night. For the first time I begin to question this adventure since blindly groping to mute the alarm at 2:30 AM.

6 Reasons Why You Should Road Trip across Scotland

By Alex Anderson / Destinations, activities, and travel

When we think of traveling across Europe, planes, trains, and backpacking come to mind.

Explorer Spotlight: Erik Holmes

By The Outbound Collective / Lifestyle

Name: Erik Holmes | Age: 25 | Location: Honolulu, HI. What’s your day job?  I'm working on my PhD in mathematics...

8 Panoramic Photos to Inspire You to Visit New Zealand

By Tylyn Cullison / Destinations, activities, and travel

As a sophomore in college, I had the opportunity to do a study abroad in New Zealand. It was through the Recreation Management Program, which was a dream come true for my adventurous spirit.

Adventure Can Be Scary, and That's a Good Thing

By Emily White / Lifestyle

I’ve continuously struggled with anxiety and the relentless pressure to please everyone all the time.

Why I'm Hiking the Colorado Trail

By Jason Hatfield / Lifestyle, travel, and activities

This isn't a story to convince you to quit your job and spend all your days on the trail. Backpacking isn't for everyone, let alone spending weeks on the trail.

5 Photos of Gorgeous Spring Hikes in Sedona, Arizona

By Adrien Patané / Destinations and activities

Spring wanderings in Sedona are truly a very special time.

10 Tips for Hiking Torres del Paine's W Trek in Patagonia

By Will Cebron / Destinations, how-to, activities, and travel

Located near the bottom of South America in Chilean Patagonia, Torres del Paine takes a significant effort to reach from nearly every country in the Northern Hemisphere.

An Easy Camping Recipe for Apple Oatmeal Cones

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

Apple Oatmeal Cones I haven't had much luck packing in snow cones during the summer months, so here's a killer alternative for all you camp hack lovers out there.

The 5 Best Spring Adventure Destinations in Idaho

By Visit Idaho / Destinations and activities

We love adventures in the snow, but winters in Idaho can be long and cold and we know you’re getting just as excited as we are for springtime.

The Ultimate Spring Break Road Trip to Havasupai and Beyond

By Andrew Hoang / Destinations, activities, and travel

It all started when Tim and James asked me if I knew of Havasupai and Havasu Falls.

20 Photos That Will Convince You to Explore Georgia

By Explore Georgia / Destinations and activities

Georgia is home to epic mountain lookouts, beautiful hiking and biking trails, raging waterfalls and more rivers and lakes than you could paddle in a lifetime.

Catch the "Super Bloom" in Lake Elsinore, California

By Lauren Schusterman / Destinations and activities

While the "super bloom" is being experienced in several places throughout California, perhaps the best place to catch it in Orange County is in Lake Elsinore.

4 Tips for Hiking with Your Small Dog

By Ashley Lake / How-to, lifestyle, and activities

One of the biggest misconceptions is that small dogs are for laps and bigger dogs are for everything else. Well I'm here to tell you that's just not true.

6 Breathtaking Photos of Monsoon Season in the Grand Canyon

By The Outbound Collective / Destinations

The Grand Canyon is most likely already on your - and just about everyone else's - bucket list, but if you need a little extra motivation to actually plan the trip, check out these photos.

The Best Hikes to Find Wildflowers near Salt Lake City

By Rebecca Stubbs / Destinations and activities

Some of these spots are easy access, just off the side of the road and others require a hike to get up where the flowers are.

Five "Just in Case" Items I’ve Actually Had to Use

By Katie Johnson / How-to, activities, and travel

Finding a balance between feeling prepared yet not carrying unnecessary items is a tall order for any outdoor enthusiast.

Seas of Happiness – A Journey to Northern Norway

By Jamie Gallant / Destinations, lifestyle, and travel

We arrived in Norway with far too little money and our decision to go in the middle of winter was beginning to seem…reckless.

Searching For The Holy Grail of Day-Hikes: Sedona, Arizona

By Edward Webb / Destinations, activities, and travel

From atop a rock outcropping a mile past the end of Soldier's Pass Trail Several weeks ago I was attempting to decide what I wanted to do for my spring break from my masters degree program, as I did.

How I've Been Inspired by My Backyard

By John Entwistle / Destinations and lifestyle

I have a mantra in life that I should always be inspired by where I live.

Outdoor Guide Jobs for Beginners: How to Get Into Guiding

By Tara Stamnes / How-to, lifestyle, activities, and travel

Imagine getting up tomorrow morning, excited for the day you're about to spend outside. You grab a big breakfast, your hiking boots, and a packed backpack.

The West Coast's Top 20 Backpacking Trips

By Under Armour / Destinations and activities

There is no better way to see what you're made of and test your outdoor skills than in the backcountry and - this part is up for debate - there is no better place to explore the backcountry than the .