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 […]
Travel stories about adventure in the great outdoors, including backpacking, camping, paddling and hiking all over the world.
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 […]
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 bucket full of adventures in the Republic of Northern Ireland, including the new Gobbins, surfing the waves, fishing for breakfast and hovercraft racing.
Hana in Maui Offers Horseback, Mountain Bike, and Plain Old Hiking By Shelley Seale On the popular island of Maui, this classic (yet distinctly Hawaiian) road trip is one of a kind. The Road to Hana takes visitors down 50 winding miles of highway along Maui’s north shore, connecting Kahului with the town of Hāna […]
First Aid for Yourself– it’s called Self-aid, and it’s a crucial skill for all backpackers From wilderness expert Dave Canterbury and outdoor survival instructor Jason Hunt comes the next installment in the New York Times bestselling Bushcraft series a go-to first aid resource for anyone headed into the woods. Out in the woods or on top of a […]
Climbing to the Roof of Africa, Kilimanjaro in Tanzania By Jessie Waack There are those times in life when you lay a challenge before yourself with the unwavering belief that you will finish it. My journey started last year when I decided to climb Kilimanjaro – The Roof of Africa. There is nothing more daunting […]