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Embark on a local outing to rediscover your surroundings — and a new side of yourself.
Overcoming her fear of heights, one woman climbed Mount Kilimanjaro to raise awareness of the global water crisis.
Derek Dellinger explored America's most awe-inspiring landscapes to help us all reconnect with nature.
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Thru-hiking changed Andy Laub's career — and his life. His films inspire others to undertake this important rite of passage.
Go behind the scenes with human-rights activist and mountaineer Sara Safari to learn how to pursue your biggest ambitions — one step at a time.
Human-rights activist and author Sara Safari hopes her unexpected journey from engineer to mountaineer will inspire others to reach for their wildest dreams.
The National Park Service is known for conserving ecological wonders and recreation areas, but these six historical sites connect us with our past — and help us make sense of the present.
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A project documenting the remotest spots in all 50 states highlights the effects of development on the environment and human health.
The hiking community is divided on the potential benefits of trekking poles. Our expert weighs in.
Service trips benefit others — and they leave you with a rewarding experience.
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Heather Balogh Rochfort shares insights from her new book, Backpacking 101, on planning the ultimate backcountry trip — and 10 essential items to pack.
Images from our staff writer’s latest adventures in Utah’s desert paradise.
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