Winnipeg’s Annual Warming Hut Competition Reveals The Winning Designs On Red River Mutual Trail. By Jill Webb The Red River Mutual Train in Winnipeg holds the Guinness World Record of being the longest naturally frozen skating trail in the world. The trail connects through the Red and Assiniboine rivers, where locals participate in all ice-centric activities, […]
Travel stories about adventure in the great outdoors, including backpacking, camping, paddling and hiking all over the world.
Winter in Yellowstone – Silence and Solitude in Abundance! By Donnie Sexton An overpowering stillness surrounds me. The only thing I hear is the crunching of the snow beneath my feet and my labored breathing, having hiked around the Old Faithful area in Yellowstone National Park for a solid 45 minutes in cold weather. All […]
Pristine and beautiful, Wrangell, Alaska offers glaciers, seals, sea lions and orcas and hiking along the coast in Tongass National Forest.
Energetic Boulder, Colorado By Vicky Schippers One of the truths of visiting college towns is that you can easily feel ancient amid the 21-year-old-year-old crowd. Boulder, Colorado, the home of the University of Colorado, is a case in point. But the antidote to feeling creaky in Boulder is embracing its youthful energy and taking […]
Poetry in green – the eco-trail near Apriltsi By Radoslav Raikov There are places that a man dreams to visit. There are places that a man never wants to see. And there are places which one would give everything for, but they exist only in his imagination – because he doesn’t know that there, beyond […]
The Scenery and History of New York’s Hudson Valley Hudson Valley Reflections: Illustrated Travel and Field Guide by Michael Adamovic documents scenery, historic sites, architecture, and more within the 100-mile-long region. Discover the natural and architectural wonders that abound in New York’s Hudson River Valley in this lavishly illustrated travel and field guide. The unique […]
The Franconia Ridge in New Hampshire’s White Mountains By Andy Christian Castillo Long hikes usually follow three progressions: one, “this isn’t that bad.” Two, “God, why did I try this?” Three, “I always forget why I love hiking.” That’s what my girlfriend, Brianna, said as we took our first steps hiking the Franconia Ridge Loop […]
Exploring the Underwater World of the Ningaloo Reef By Monica Puccetti The chaotic world of civilization falls further and further away as the odometer climbs higher. Kilometer after kilometer tick by, seemingly in time with the roadkill. One dead kangaroo, one kilometer was driven. It’s the strange, wild math of the Australian outback. The arid, […]
The Air is Sweet with Salt in Tenerife By Andy Christian Castillo The air is sweet with a hint of salt midst wildflowers in Tenerife, Spain’s Anaga Rural Park. My boots follow a rough trail over sandstone rocks into the dense fog. It suddenly lifts. The landscape materializes and I get my bearings. Ahead is […]
A volcanic world steeped in myths and legends By Sonja Stark The narrow country roads of Northern Ireland connect visitors to one of the most scenic drives on earth, the Coastal Causeway. I was invited on a summer sojourn in June that included scaling cliff walls, exploring remote islands, surfing frigid waters and fishing for […]