Surfers, being explorers by nature, search for uncrowded waves—the whole Endless Summer mystique. They find beautiful places and tell their friends, who then start visiting.
Reaching 7,825 feet, Texas's Chisos are tall and compact, the only mountain range in the United States contained entirely within a national park.
Amid a life of sharp transitions, an Iraq War vet finds tranquility in the swing of an ice tool.
Somewhere above 12,000 feet on Mt. Rainier, the sun pops up between two cloud layers, and early-rising climbers can finally switch off their headlamps.
Ralph, our fishing guide, pulled up his net and saw that it was empty once again. For the past hour, he'd been scraping it along the bottom of the Putahow River, hoping to scoop up the nut that had dislodged from our propeller, leaving our boat dead in the water.
April 10, 2014
The American Public Transportation Association is partying like it's 1956. That's because Americans took 10.65 billion trips on public transit systems in 2013 -- numbers not seen since the 1950s. In its annual ridership report, APTA stated that more Americans were using trains, buses, and subways...
April 8, 2014
From drifting placidly along rivers or lakes to serious 500-mile trips, canoe camping provides the romantic scenery of backpacking without the load on your back. We talked to Darren Bush, the self-styled Chief Paddling Evangelist at Rutabaga Paddlesports and founder of the blog...