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Lovers of the Pacific Crest Trail will gather in
month to celebrate the 2,650 mile route through the American West, one of the longest on the continent.
Photographer Dave Schiefelbein finds inspiration in the changing moods of the backcountry, then works to caputre that moment.
Welcome to the confounding and addictive world of competitive orienteering, a blend of cross-country running and navigation, with brains and woods sense counting more than brawn.
Beaches of blinding white sand and turquoise waters meet granite mountains and towering coastal cliffs on this two week odyssey from Bay of Fires and the Freycinet Peninsula to Tasman National Park
This trip is proof that hiking is a great way to enhance international travel.
From Rakiura National Park, New Zealand's newest, to old favorites like the Greenstone Track, the varied backcountry landscapes down here make the second or third trip even more interesting than the first.
GreatOutdoors.com editor Peter Potterfield shares photos he's taken while writing about backcountry adventures.
James Martin, writing exclusively for GreatOutdoors.com as he photographs and researches his book, Planet Ice, has been busy documenting the vanishing ice around the world. His new book includes essays by Yvonne Chouinard and others.
Boiling mud, world class fishing and the greatest day hike on the planet await visitors to New Zealand's North Island. A National Geographic Adventure story.
The work of adventure photographer Dave Schiefelbein.
Thousand year old ruins and inscrutable rock art add interest and mystery to hiking the scenic canyons of Southern Utah's Cedar Mesa.
The U.S. Appalachian Trail may stop at Katahdin, but the Appalachian mountains continue north into Quebec, and so does the International Appalachian Trail--the Sentiers International des Appalaches