The largest gypsum deposit on earth lies in the shifting dunes of New Mexico's Tularosa Basin. See why this surreal world is best captured by moonlight.
Glimpse life on the edge at Toroweap overlook on the north rim of the Grand Canyon.
Exploring Navajo Trail with a camera. Take a hike and take away a record of the best in Utah's desert scenery.
Today's backpacks can seem like gravity-defying machines, but only if they're properly adjusted and loaded.
The Olympic Peninsula coastline is an ever-changing exhibit of nature and a place for endless exploration.
California sojourn: a face-to-face rendezvous with the oldest living thing on the planet -- the bristlecone pine.
Blisters--the most common outdoor afflication--can ruin the best-planned outdoor trip. Prevention is the key.
Deschutes River day hikes near the Washington/Oregon border.
This is a challenging hike in the Santa Monica Mountains, but the views from the top of Boney Mountain are well worth the effort.
A coastal canyon hike in the Santa Monica Mountains near Malibu.
A trio of hikes in the West, Midwest and Northeast has green forests and water in common.
Try the lower elevations for early spring hikes if you want to avoid the snow.
Hiking along the Hurricane Ridge is one of the best ways to discover the
beauty of Washington's Olympic Peninsula.
Rattlesnake Canyon Trail through Skofield Park, is one of Santa Barbara's most popular front country hikes.
More than a hundred miles of hiking and equestrian trails crisscross the canyons and mountains surrounding Palm Springs, California.
Tahoe Rim Trail around scenic Lake Tahoe links a patchwork of hiking, biking and equestrian trails into one comprehensive trail system.
Washington's Granite Mountain, Colorado's Wets, and Tennessee's Big South Fork offer fine June getaways.
High meadows, thick forests, and emerald-blue lakes await intermediate to advanced hikers coming to explore south-central Washington's geological landscapes.
A few accessories from home make camping more comfortable.
The legendary hikers of the Himalaya can teach lowlanders a thing or two.