26 min ago
Salt Lake Tribune
See a map to 9 great Moab hiking trails
It's warm but not too hot. All the restaurants and shops are open, but tourists haven't crowded the town yet, and you can find a lot of tranquility on the trails.
26 min ago
NBC Los Angeles
Injured Search Volunteer Seeks $360K from Found Hiker
Nicolas Cendoya, 19, pictured on left, went missing while hiking with a friend last month.
4 hrs ago
Red Bluff Daily News
Lassen Park road to open for weekend
Superintendent Darlene Koontz announced Monday that the main park road through Lassen Volcanic National Park is scheduled to open at noon on Friday, May 24 in time for the Memorial Day weekend.
8 hrs ago
Off the beaten path on Pikes Peak
While appearing monolithic from a patio down in Colorado Springs, Colo., it's an amazingly complex mountain, with long sloping valleys, pine-studded hills, forbidding cliffs, hidden hollows and miles of wind-swept tundra and rocky spires, with views from the "purple mountain majesties" to the "amber waves of grain." As a symbol and rallying cry of ... (more)
Tue May 21, 2013
Safety tips can help people avoid backcountry emergencies
Sheriff's Office officials say many searches could be avoided if hikers use some common sense and a little preparation.
William Pura talks Iceland in Winnipeg composer series
What appear to be lush grassy fields at a distance turn out to be craggy, broken expanses of volcanic rock, that are truly tough going without proper hiking boots.
Mon May 20, 2013
Great things to do in San Diego for FREE
For many San Diegans the question, "What is there to do this weekend?" is answered by one word, hiking! San Diego must be one of the greatest spots on the globe for good hiking.
Lassen Volcanic National Park
Scenic Drive through Lassen Volcanic National Park to Open for the Holiday Weekend
Road crews are working to repair the road near Sulphur Works hydrothermal area. Road will be closed at the Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center during the week, and open to Sulphur Works on the weekends.
Sun May 19, 2013
DNR considers purchase of 140 acres in Oconomowoc River valley
Water from dozens of springs merges to form rivulets flowing down the hillsides in sand-bottom channels.
Chimps in Uganda: Resilience
Maureen McCarthy is a PhD Candidate in Integrative and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Southern California.
Disguised man robs Oro Valley bank
A bank in Oro Valley bank was robbed Friday afternoon.At about 5 p.m., a man wearing a dark bandanna over his face, an olive green floppy hat, dark sunglasses, a long-sleeve green shirt, blue jeans and brown hiking boots entered the Bank of America in the 12000 block of North Rancho Vistoso Boulevard at East Tangerine Road.He demanded money from ... (more)
Sat May 18, 2013
Oro Valley Police describe bank-robbery suspect
The suspect was described as a Hispanic or white male, unknown age, approximately 6-feet tall, with a medium build, she said.
Estes Park Trail-Gazette
Trailblazers taking Gem Lake hike
The Estes Valley Library's Youth Department and The Rocky Mountain Nature Association will present Rocky Mountain Trailblazers: Kids Hiking Series "Gem Lake" on Saturday, May 25 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. for children ages 7-15. Participants will meet at the Gem Lake - Lumpy Ridge Trailhead: In Estes Park, take the Hwy.
Lake Chelan Mirror
Chelan PUD hires new communications director
Newly hired PUD Communications Director Suzanne Hartman said moving from Washington's west coast to the home of her favorite hiking locations was an opportunity she pounced on the moment she heard an opening existed.
Nothing better than the top of a mountain
The 56-year-old Kamloops man has just released his latest book, Popular Day Hikes 3, covering the gorgeous vistas and refreshing waterways of the North Okanagan.
Fri May 17, 2013
St. Lucia offers island adventure
If you thought sunbathing and spa treatments were your only itinerary options on the island of St.
Hikers flock to Damascus for Appalachian Trail Days
You've heard the phrase "take a hike," and that's exactly what thousands of people are doing this weekend in Damascus, Virginia.
The Montgomery Advertiser
Summer 2013: Season of safety
In an effort to maintain safety during the summer months, the Air Force's annual "Critical Days of Summer" campaign is from May 24 to Sept.
Thu May 16, 2013
Globetrotting Montrealer hopes to win six months of unlimited travel
Nasun Stuart-Ulin has big plans to travel the world, even if she doesn't win the highly-coveted travel prize that she will compete for in London.
Sports of Yore
In (Partial) Defense of Tracking Cookies
It's easy to hate on tracking cookies. Wouldn't life be great if browsers just shut cookies off altogether -- and kept them off? No more annoying ads! No more interruptions! No more feeling like you're being stalked by those hiking boots you looked at last week, didn't purchase, but now keep popping up in ads on every site you visit, begging to you ... (more)