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It's vast, empty, and largely unspoiled. Why don't Americans give the Great White North the respect she deserves?
Winter skies got you down? Try a little armchair casting for some warm weather escapes when spring rolls around.
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.
Whistler/Blackcomb--a Canadian destination with something for everyone: skiing, snowshoeing, mountain biking, hiking, climbing.
Mt. Bachelor and the nearby town of Bend, Oregon, form the hub of a great wheel of athletic possibilities with summer skiing at nearly every spoke.
The first time I saw the Middle Fork Country in Central Idaho, I felt like it was going to swallow me up. Not in an intimidating way, but with that sense of becoming part of the country itself.
Want to be King of the Mountains? Test your mettle against the 'baddest' hill climbs in America.
Joel Rogers explores more than 400 miles of watery landscape from the Canadian border to the Puget Sound.
Try out this 18-mile loop ride on the Arizona Trail. Your end-of-the-day exhaustion only mean you'll be coming back for more.
The Wind River Range - a dramatic, immense destination for hikers and climbers wanting to explore one of the most spectacular mountain areas in the Lower 48.
Panoramic views of the ice-capped mountain peak, fields of glaciers, dense evergreen forests and meadows--how do you say "Paradise?"
New York's Jackrabbit Trail in Adirondack State Park is a multi-activity, multi-season destination.
The Jackrabbit Trail through New York's Adirondack Mountains is adjacent to an outdoor sports lodge and the center of year-round outdoor fun.
A family camping and fishing trip is more about being together in the outdoors than getting a bite.
Spiritual retreats are one way of leaving your culture for another.
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.