If you can surround yourself with anyone, surround yourself with hikers. They are the most down to earth, adventurous badasses you’ll ever meet. They are the definition of pure, good vibes. Ever since I started my adventures in New Zealand, I have come to absolutely adore my weekend trips hiking, mainly because of the people.
Brett Nelson’s photo of three tourists he says were defacing property in a state park goes viral. Brett Nelson posted this picture to Facebook after confronting the family pictured above as they carved their initials into federal property at Tumalo Falls Park in Oregon. (Photo: Facebook) Hikers, rock climbers, bird-watchers, and folks who want to
Sometimes it’s easy to take for granted how much land there is in America. Sure, it’s harder and harder to find places that haven’t been explored, but it’s also become easier to forget places that we’ve already been. Kind of like the entire friggin’ town in the middle of Tennessee’s Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
The ultramarathoner completed the supported trek in 46 days, 8 hours, and 7 minutes. At 2:03 p.m. ET on Sunday, ultramarathoner Scott Jurek crested the summit of Mount Katahdin in Maine, becoming the fastest person to finish a supported thru-hike on the Appalachian Trail. He completed the 2,189-mile journey in 46 days, 8 hours,
You can hike, camp, climb and rappel in southern Utah’s canyons — and, at Lake Powell, you can waterski in them, too. Fake lake, real fun. Lake Powell is counterintuitive. First of all, it looks like veins. (Aren’t lakes supposed to look like blobs?) Second, it isn’t a “lake” at all. It’s a reservoir.
Take a break from the hustle and bustle of life and enjoy a hike at one of Oklahoma’s top hiking destinations. With an adventurous spirit, some bug spray and a map in hand, you are sure to enjoy your outdoor experience. 1.) Rough Horsetail Nature Trail- Red Rock Canyon State Park: Hinton, OK flickr/granger meador
Florida has some of the most beautiful state parks featuring some of the most amazing wildlife in the country. Take the time to disconnect from our hectic modern world and unwind in one of these places. 1. Ocala National Forest Flickr/Phil’s 1stPix The Big Scrub is 360,000 acres of hiking heaven. Ocala’s 75-mile section of
16. Tinker Cliffs, Botetourt County, Virginia Bill Geneczko / flickr Made of 250 million-year-old limestone, Tinker Cliffs offer a steep trail guaranteed to make you feel the burn, but a view that makes it all worth while. Besides, with sites like “Scorched Earth Gap” and the “Murder Hole Cave” along the trail, how can you
1) Turkey Run State Park WikiMedia Commons The suspension bridge in Turkey Run State Park is both exciting and terrifying to walk across. The park itself is a very gorgeous place for an afternoon hike. You can find this beautiful park in Marshall, Indiana. You won’t regret your time spent on these trials. 2) Knobstone
Let’s face it: some of us take rather tame hikes. We might head out to a “bunny” hill, or a place with clearly-mapped trails that never veer off too far from civilization. Some of us are amateur hikers who prefer to still be able to hear the sounds of the highway even as we reach