The first time I saw the Middle Fork Country in Central Idaho, I felt like it was going to swallow me up. Not in an intimidating way, but with that sense of becoming part of the country itself.
Want to be King of the Mountains? Test your mettle against the 'baddest' hill climbs in America.
Joel Rogers explores more than 400 miles of watery landscape from the Canadian border to the Puget Sound.
Try out this 18-mile loop ride on the Arizona Trail. Your end-of-the-day exhaustion only mean you'll be coming back for more.
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.
Panoramic views of the ice-capped mountain peak, fields of glaciers, dense evergreen forests and meadows--how do you say "Paradise?"
New York's Jackrabbit Trail in Adirondack State Park is a multi-activity, multi-season destination.
The Jackrabbit Trail through New York's Adirondack Mountains is adjacent to an outdoor sports lodge and the center of year-round outdoor fun.
A family camping and fishing trip is more about being together in the outdoors than getting a bite.
Spiritual retreats are one way of leaving your culture for another.
Mammoth Mountain near Bishop, California, is one of the oldest destination mountain biking areas in the nation, and the Kamikaze is a meteoric plummet off the top of the mountain.
Leave car-bound anglers in the dust and catch some peace and quiet.
New Hampshire's 500-foot Black Dike is a challenging start to the ice climbing season.
Goleta Point, west of Santa Barbara, offers six miles of diverse coastal ecosystem, including sandy beaches, dunes, and nutrient-rich sloughs.
Combine a mountain bike loop with a tour of Arizona's wineries.
Granite islands of Maine, the easy flowing California River, Colorado whitewater, the Hudson River Gorge and Wisconsin's playful Wolf.
This short, easy family hike includes water, wildlife, and fishing near a picturesque camground and picnic area in California.
"I am in need of a whitewater rafting trip suitable for a 41-year-old mother who acts 25, two athletic 12-year-old twin girls, and a husband who doesn't swim."
Here's your tick list of pristine slopes, plenty of powder, a dearth of people, and some very fine rides.