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Classic Hikes of the World: Kungsleden

An excerpt from Peter Potterfield's new book on the world's best hiking routes.

Classic Hikes of the World: McGonagall Pass

An excerpt from Peter Potterfield's new book on the world's best hiking routes.

Classic Hikes of the World: Routeburn Track

An excerpt from Peter Potterfield's new book on the world's best hiking routes.

Classic Hikes of the World: Grand Canyon

An excerpt from Peter Potterfield's new book on the world's best hiking routes.

Classic Hikes of the World: Wonderland Trail

An excerpt from Peter Potterfield's new book on the world's best hiking routes.

Classic Hikes of the World

By Peter Potterfield - September 2nd, 2005

An excerpt from Peter Potterfield's new book on the world's best hiking routes, including the Grand Canyon, Kungsleden, McGonagall Pass, Routeburn Track and the Wonderland Trail.

On the Wings of an Angel

Heli-Hiking in the Cariboo Mountain wilderness of British Columbia is about as close to backcountry nirvana as you can get.

Hiking Arctic Sweden

An unforgettable 100-kilometer backcountry odyssey following Sweden's famed Kungsleden trail through the heart of Lappland, Europe's last true wilderness.

Hiking in New Zealand

If the Lord of the Rings has you yearning for the New Zealand backcountry, here's what you need to know to find the best routes on both Islands of this friendly country.

A Look at the Wild Side

By James Martin

From ice climbers in the Canadian Rockies, to the grizzly bears of Denali and the surreal landscapes of Patagonia, to the ruins of an ancient civilization in Cambodia-these are all the subjects of renowned photographer James Martin, one of the most wide-ranging of working professionals in North America.

Tools for Creating Special Effects

By James Martin

Outdoor photographer James Martin, author of Digital Photography Outdoors, offers tips for creating special effects in this second in a series of regular columns on advanced digital outdoor photography

Banff 2004 Photography Winners

The 2004 Banff Mountain Festivals kicked off this week with the judging of the Mountain Photography Competition, while the The Banff Mountain Book Festival and Banff Mountain Film Festival will take place during the first week in November.

Canoe Camping

By Beth Geiger

Plan, pack and paddle. A comprehensive guide to low impact camping and high paddling fun by Beth Geiger.

The Lost World of Range Creek

A Utah rancher kept the remnants of a thousand-year-old village under wraps for 50 years until advancing age forced him to reveal his secret.

Colorados Top 50 Campsites

Whether you crave backcountry adventure or a more leisurely camping experience, there is a campground in Colorado that fits the bill.

Hydration in Winter

By Kaj Bune

A few tips on keeping hydrated while playing outdoors in the winter.

The Lewis and Clark Trail

By Bruce W. Smith

Like the Lewis and Clark expedition, we were explorers using the
shallow, rather slow-moving Missouri as our highway to the unknown. But
there the similarities stopped.

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Video: Caving!

A GreatOutdoors.com exclusive: In the shadow of Mt. Adams in Washington state lies one of the finest cave systems in the Northwest.

Top 50 Campsites in Texas

By Mike Leggett

Be it the deep woods and cypress swamps of East Texas, or the rugged grandeur of Rio Grande canyons, there's something for every camper in Texas

Crown of Africa

From savannah to snow, experience the furnishings of the Masai's 'House of God,' Mt. Kilimanjaro.

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