One of America's most iconic backcountry routes, the Teton Crest Trail takes backpackers into the heart of the spectacular Grand Tetons, and comes with enough route options to make for a weekend or a week-long adventure that will prove unforgettable.
Noted big-wall climber and free-climbing pioneer Todd Skinner died Sunday while rapelling off a new route he was attempting on the Leaning Tower in Yosemite National Park.
All the gear, how-to advice, and location information you need to feel free and easy on the river
What to do for late summer: Surf a dune, huck a rapid, dive a wreck - action-pack your summer. A National Geographic Adventure article.
Eleven out-the-backdoor snow stashes where winter's worst is the main attraction.
The Wind River Range - a dramatic, immense destination for hikers and climbers wanting to explore one of the most spectacular mountain areas in the Lower 48.
Leave car-bound anglers in the dust and catch some peace and quiet.
Destination resorts around the country that cater to family winter adventures: from snowshoeing to sleigh riding; from skiing to skating.
Climbing destinations that guarantee summer breezes and no crowds.
Climbing destinations in Wyoming, Colorado, and Kentucky.