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Grand Canyon Odyssey

Come along as Editor Peter Potterfield takes us from the South Rim to the Colorado River, and back again, on OARS' new Grand Canyon hiking trip. The well known rafting company has expanded its offerings to include this four day tour of northern Arizona featuring a hike into the Canyon and a stay at Phantom Ranch.

Adventures in Arctic Sweden

From the Northern Lights to cross country skiing, the unique experience of Sweden's legendary Ice Hotel in mid-winter is unforgettable. Come along as GreatOutdoors.com Editor Peter Potterfield shows us the perpetual twilight and snowy beauty of this remote corner of Scandinavia, far above the Arctic Circle, where the Ice Hotel provides the ultimate base camp

 

Adventures In Haida Gwaii

The salmon fishing is called the best in the world here in Canada's most out there chain of islands, but there's much more. There's hiking to ancient Haida villages, standing totem poles a hundred years old, humpback whales blowing and breaching, and eagles snatching fish from the Pacific just yards from the boat. Magical Haida Gwaii is a place emphatically on the edge of things.

A Journey Down the River Aare

Come along as GreatOutdoors.com editor Peter Potterfield follows the legendary River Aare as it flows from it’s headwaters in the glaciers of the Swiss Alps to Switzerland's capitol of Bern. We climb, hike, bike and raft alongside the Aare, as it changes its moods from mountain stream, to roiling whitewater to more tranquil stretches. The turquoise Aare defines Switzerland as it flows from the mountains to make its famous oxbow bend that embraces the city of Bern.

Art Wolfe Photographs Kenya's Masai Mara

Join us in this ongoing series as GreatOutdoors.com showcases photographer Art Wolfe's world-wide expeditions as he films his PBS series, Travels to the Edge. For this gallery, Art shows us the outrageous wildlife of Kenya, and the Masai people who live there. Art even flies high above the plains to catch never before seen patterns as the animals of the plain participate in the Great Migration.

The Planet Ice Project: Into the Arctic Ice Pack

By James Martin

James Martin, writing exclusively for GreatOutdoors.com as he photographs and researches his new book, Planet Ice, reports from the Kapitan Khlebnikov, a Russian Icebreaker, in the Arctic Ocean.

Hiking Tasmania's East Coast

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

Hiking Ireland's Wild West Coast

This trip is proof that hiking is a great way to enhance international travel.

Kiwi Redux: The Second Time Around

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.

Patagonia: Cure for Winter Blues

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.

Backroad Driving

By Chris Collard

Ditch the pavement and play in the dirt-your guide to motoring beyond the blacktop. A National Geographic Adventure story.

Seven Days in the Greek Islands

By Alex Crevar

Set sail among the Greek islands on a classic multisport expedition where self indulgence and a sense of history converge.

Grizzly Encounters

Comfortable lodges in the Great Bear Rainforest of British Columbia's wild west coast make for unforgettable wildlife viewing.

Hiking the Forgotten End of the AT

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

Journey to Nagaland

By Gordon Janow

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.

Kiteboarding in Tofino

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

Delhi Driving

By Jim Martin

'To American eyes these folks drove like lunatics. We wouldn't last a minute out there.' Get a glimpse of the in's and out's of the rules of the road in New Delhi India.

Top Ten Sights in Asia and the South Pacific

Discover Asia. See it all! Here are the top sights - from Angkor Wat to Mount Everest to the Great Barrier Reef to the Great Wall of China.

Oh, Canada

By Jason Lathrop

It's vast, empty, and largely unspoiled. Why don't Americans give the Great White North the respect she deserves?

Spiritual Adventures

By Jason Lathrop

Spiritual retreats are one way of leaving your culture for another.

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