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Come along as GreatOutdoors.com gives you a sneak peak at photographer James Martin’s images from his iconic book, Sierra: Notes and Images from the Range of Light. The Mountaineers Books is reprinting the classic volume, Martin's stunning work in photographs and words that describes his extensive experience in California's Sierra Nevada.
Come along as GreatOutdoors.com joins forces with Columbia and Southern Yosemite Mountain Guides for an epic seven-day trek through the Sierra to try out the latest and greatest gear for 2010. Sixty miles on the Yosemite Grand Traverse proves a great experience and the ultimate gear test.
Across the Alps on skis and other adventure blogs by GreatOutdoors.com staffers. Come along with mountain skier and climber Gordy Skoog on his “Tale of Two Haute Routes,” and yet another first ascent for him in the North Cascades. The people who work here take the outdoors seriously, so check out the blog section for more, including Mike Rougeux’s Climbing on California’s Lost Coast and Peter Potterfield’s hiking odyssey in New Zealand.
What to do for late summer: Surf a dune, huck a rapid, dive a wreck - action-pack your summer. A National Geographic Adventure article.
Northern California's cushiest kayaking clinic, Otter Bar Lodge, is where aspiring paddlers go to get schooled. A National Geographic Adventure Article.
Rafting Cali's best white water, biking among bison, and eight other ways to make a weekend less ordinary.
On a classic High Sierra ski route a group of adventurers prove that snowshoes offer a viable way to cross the range.
Want to be King of the Mountains? Test your mettle against the 'baddest' hill climbs in America.
Mammoth Mountain near Bishop, California, is one of the oldest destination mountain biking areas in the nation, and the Kamikaze is a meteoric plummet off the top of the mountain.
Goleta Point, west of Santa Barbara, offers six miles of diverse coastal ecosystem, including sandy beaches, dunes, and nutrient-rich sloughs.
Granite islands of Maine, the easy flowing California River, Colorado whitewater, the Hudson River Gorge and Wisconsin's playful Wolf.
This short, easy family hike includes water, wildlife, and fishing near a picturesque camground and picnic area in California.
A favorite climbing destination worldwide, Joshua Tree offers classic routes for moderate to experienced climbers.
White Point is home to some of the most diverse and easily accessible tidepools in Southern California.
The San Francisco Bay Area offers some of the finest trail running imaginable. Here is a list of five of the Bay
Destination resorts around the country that cater to family winter adventures: from snowshoeing to sleigh riding; from skiing to skating.
For women only, GIRLteams Adventure training is a three-day camp designed to provide education in
outdoor skills in a non-competitive environment.
Leaving L.A.--a six-day bike trip up the coast to San Fransisco.
California sojourn: a face-to-face rendezvous with the oldest living thing on the planet -- the bristlecone pine.
For an ultimate off-road experience, try the 35 trails covering 15,000 acres of the Santa Monica Mountains.