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.
I have a mantra in life that I should always be inspired by where I live.
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.
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 .
Last week I had the privilege and pleasure of joining a group of mountaineering friends in Mexico on one of the toughest climbing programs I’ve ever participated in.
You've heard it here, folks: Instagram doesn't actually suck. And it definitely won't "ruin" the outdoors. Though it can harm wildlife if you use geotags irresponsibly.
Name: Jonathon Reed | Age: 22 | Location: Ontario, Canada. What’s your day job? I’m a teacher in a private school and freelance designer.
At the beginning of September 2016, I decided to go hiking in Chamonix before going back to my university in Switzerland.
Hiking to the top of any mountain gives you a sense of accomplishment and pride that you can't find anywhere else.
The rocks below my feet shook with every step forward, the harsh surface of the granite boulders scraped my hands as I tried to grasp them. My body insisted that I crawl.
So here you are! You came back to see what all the fuss was about after that long run on sentence that was The Blue Ridge Parkway: Virginia Edition I take it? Well, thanks for coming back again for r.
You've decided to take a leap and backpack Europe. Excited, frantic, and eager, it may be hard knowing where to start planning the upcoming journey.
To Wander or Stay? That is the Question Wanderlust is a tricky term some people struggle with.
This was my first time visiting this state park, or even coming to see Oregon's Coast.
As a city-dweller who longs all week for upcoming weekend adventures, I often look to escape to the mountains during the week as well.
There's something special about waking up in the desert. There's a stillness and clarity that you just can't find anywhere else.
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.
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.
1. Neil Compton's Double Falls With no marked trail and a steep scramble down, Compton’s Double Falls makes you earn the view.
If you’re reading this, you’re obviously not in Yosemite (at least we really hope you’re not in Yosemite and staring at your phone) but you can do the next best thing and watch one of the four live w.
Each of my experiences in these fantastical peaks and valleys brings new stories and images to share.
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.
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.