Adventure and backcountry travel around North America and the World.
Road Trip Upgrade: ‘Bivy’ App Adds Adventure Anywhere
Our travel editor is on a yearlong road trip. Often making plans on the go, he uses the mobile Bivy app to find his next adventure, from mountain biking in Dixie National Forest to exploring a waterfall at the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.
Reviewed: Peak Designs Travel Photography Backpack Raises Millions
Bags within bags, the Peak Designs 45L Travel Backpack has the organized photographer in mind. We took this Best in Show winner on planes and around town for this first look review.
Vacation So Hard: All Aboard the Fitness Cruise Ship
Deep in the fiendish hearts of diabolical marketing geniuses sprang a torturous idea: Let’s combine a cruise-ship vacation with an all-you-can-sweat exercise agenda. All aboard the WOD on the Waves Cruise.
500-Mile New Mexico Thru-Hike? Team Scouts ‘Rio Grande Trail’ Route
New Mexico is now closer to sharing its stunning landscape with hikers. A scouting mission is underway to route the promising 500-mile border-to-border Rio Grande Trail.
Fitness on the Road: Traveler’s Gear For Mobile Workouts
Want to stay fit while living on the road? Spoiler alert: Having the right gear makes a big difference.
Osprey Ozone Duplex 65 Review: 2 Travel Packs in 1
The Osprey Ozone Duplex 65 travel bag will get you to your final destination whether you’re hoping a flight for a long weekend in Maine or toting your ski boots to Japan.
Rafting the Grand Canyon: What to Know About This Bucket List Trip
Most Grand Canyon rafting trips book a year or two in advance. Here’s the rundown on our editor’s recent Grand Canyon rafting experience, including what to know about how to start planning yours.
Frequent Flier Miles: How to ‘Travel Hack’ Around the World
Twentysomethings Hannah and Chad Janis just quit their jobs to depart on an adventure around the world. They booked their 40-country, $62,000 trip with a classic travel hack — ‘free’ airline points.
ARGO Is Giving Away Free Lodge Retreats to Play With XTVs
The ATV and XTV and company ARGO is sharing its Tiny Lodge in Wisconsin, along with unfettered access to motor toys — no strings attached.
All Gear, Any Carry: Big Agnes Stagecoach Rolling Duffel Review
Roll it, carry it, wear it, the Big Agnes Stagecoach provides numerous ways to carry most if not all your gear. We took it across tarmac, over dirt, on our shoulders, and through the skies for this review.
Utah’s Least-Visited National Park Is a Secret Oasis: Guide to Capitol Reef
Capitol Reef National Park is Utah’s least-visited National Park. That’s preposterous, but we’re not complaining. It’s an oasis with untouched beauty and few crowds.
Nepali Government Vows to Ground Helicopter Rescue Scams
On the heels of a recent crackdown on fraudulent climbing permits, the Nepali government recently turned its attention to the trekking industry and phony rescue scams that have dogged the country for years.
No Bungee, No Ratchet: Wraptie Offers Simple, Safe Tiedown for Gear
Stretchy nylon and a whole bunch of double-sided Velcro come together in a tiedown option unlike anything we’ve tried before.
Instagram vs. Reality: The Truth About Antelope Canyon
Antelope Canyon, though breathtakingly beautiful, wasn’t quite the serene canyon Instagram photos often depict. It’s certainly worth a visit, but here’s what to know before you go.
Truck Drawer System: How I Built Out My Pickup Bed
This article is about a drawer. Well, actually, it’s about how a drawer helps you adventure more. Let me explain.
First Look: The Lyfx App Lets You Adventure With The Locals
Lyfx is a unique digital platform designed by outdoor enthusiasts with the goal of getting everyday travelers to spend more time outside. Think Airbnb for outdoor adventure travel. The app recently launched for both iOS and Android.
When Disaster Strikes: Ripcord Rescue Travel Insurance
When a carefully planned trip starts tumbling out of control, your best bet is to pull the Ripcord. Available now, Ripcord Rescue Travel Insurance covers everything from lost passports to life-threatening emergencies.
Reservations May Soon Be Required at Arches National Park
According to the still-proposed plan, only vehicles with an entry reservation will be allowed to enter the park between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. from March through October. Here’s what else you should know.