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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.
For backcountry travelers yearning for warm sunshine and green meadows, the rolling wilderness at the foot of Argentina's Fitz Roy group offers up world class hiking and a travel bargain to boot.
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.
James Martin, writing exclusively for GreatOutdoors.com as he photographs and researches his book, Planet Ice, reports from Antarctica.
Every fall, thousands of polar bears gather on the shore of Hudson Bay at Churchill, offering the wildlife viewing opportunity of a lifetime.
Ditch the pavement and play in the dirt-your guide to motoring beyond the blacktop. A National Geographic Adventure story.
Set sail among the Greek islands on a classic multisport expedition where self indulgence and a sense of history converge.
Comfortable lodges in the Great Bear Rainforest of British Columbia's wild west coast make for unforgettable wildlife viewing.
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
A tribute from his brothers Lowell and Gordy and from his friends in the outdoors including Andrew McLean and Gary Brill. Includes a selection of captivating images by Carl Skoog.
Any trip to India can be challenging, but this fascinating journey to seldom-seen Nagaland, between Myanmar and the state of Arunchal Pradesh, is for experienced adventures travelers only.
The 2005 Banff Mountain Festivals wrapped up with a display of the winning images from the Banff Mountain Photography Competition.
Two books address the fate of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as congress debates: Drill for oil on the wildlife rich plain, or preserve it as a sanctuary?
Helicopter lands on the summit of Mount Everest.
Kiteboarding has reached a crescendo of popularity in Europe, and now joins surfing and hiking as another outdoor pursuit on the wild west coast of Vancouver Island
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.
Author and outdoor photographer James Martin writes about creating digital panoramas.
Jake Norton has photographed the world's mountains, peoples, and cultures for
a variety of clients.
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.