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.
Ditch the pavement and play in the dirt-your guide to motoring beyond the blacktop. A National Geographic Adventure story.
Think of it as backpacking with a mountain bike through a variety of Colorado landscapes: these four outstanding multi-day rides will wear you out but leave you begging for more
Whether you crave backcountry adventure or a more leisurely camping experience, there is a campground in Colorado that fits the bill.
You'll need better than average bike-handling skills for the 23-plus-mile loop through scenic Colorado.
Sections of the 480-mile Colorado Trail near Denver offer some of the best single-track trail riding in the state.
Several miles of creek-side trail with a gradual climb and a one-mile vertical haul of switchbacks--all close to town in the San Juan National Forest.
Crested Butte to Aspen via Pearl Pass--40 sensational miles of challenging backcountry for the seasoned mountain bike rider.
Want to be King of the Mountains? Test your mettle against the 'baddest' hill climbs in America.
Learn about this once-in-a-lifetime photo opportunity from an expert in outdoor photography.
Granite islands of Maine, the easy flowing California River, Colorado whitewater, the Hudson River Gorge and Wisconsin's playful Wolf.
"I am in need of a whitewater rafting trip suitable for a 41-year-old mother who acts 25, two athletic 12-year-old twin girls, and a husband who doesn't swim."
We dare you to top this list of 10 Colorado ski descents. From classics routes to expert runs to easy days, you'll want to try them all.
Hikers and mountaineers from all over the world flock to Rocky Mountain National Park to ascend beautiful and challenging mountains. The grand prize is the 14,255-foot Longs Peak.
The Missouri Gulch Trail in Collegiate Peaks Wilderness is a spectacular and pristine destination for both hikers and climbers.
A drop-out of the corporate world, Dave 'Bigfoot' Felkley, Colorado's snowshoe guru, advocates a simple life and a winter walk (or run) in the woods.
Destination resorts around the country that cater to family winter adventures: from snowshoeing to sleigh riding; from skiing to skating.
Kokopelli's Trail reigns supreme for both hardcore adventurers and low-key cyclists looking for a fun day trip.
Here's a short, easy, flat ride on old runways in an abandoned military facility.
The loop ride on Meadow Mountain is a good route for single-track novices and experts alike.