by Nathan Borchelt The 80’s are back, dude. To help understand how truly revolutionary role the Bugaboo jacket played in my life, a bit of background might be necessary. I learned to ski by traveling with my family, driving north from Huston, Texas, to Lakewood, a suburb of Denver, where we’d stay with my aunt

Mountains

No, You Can’t Take a Bison Selfie. Has it really come this? Our own national parks having to make a public plea for people to stop parking their cars off road, going to the bathroom and leaving toilet paper all over the trail, and taking selfies with wildlife, forcing the park service to hire a full-time

jungle adventure

At first blush, ziplining may feel more like a bro-centric Mountain Dew-style experience than something that would appeal to your standard day hiker. Other than walking from one launch point to the next, the work involved in ziplining is basically letting your guide, and gravity, do all the work. That and avoiding a wedgie from

mt shuksan at artist point mlarsen

By Mike Larsen @leave.a.trail Big adventures for little feet, discover 360° views of Washington easily attainable for your smallest hikers. Standing at three feet six inches tall, with kid size eleven shoes, is hardly a prerequisite to scale mountains. But here is a secret, you do not need intense training or possess technical gear like

dark woods at night

When exploring the great outdoors, make sure you know the rules of three before any amazing outdoor adventure. While bringing the 10 essentials with you every time you head out onto the trail or into the backcountry for the day is the first step, knowing what to do with them once all hell breaks loose

Yosemite Half Dome

By Katie Mansfield @katiecmansfield So you have a day or two in Yosemite and you can’t get a permit for Half Dome, do this instead! For the fresh-air worshipping adventurer, Yosemite National Park is heaven. And for those who venture through the piney gates, Half Dome is the pinnacle of this heaven, the hike is

mohonk mountain house

Referring to the Mohonk property as a “house” does this property no justice. The 1,325-acre resort boasts more than 250 hotel rooms, suites, and cottages in the Mohonk, historic building and the surrounding mountainside, all a stone’s-throw from the glistening Mohonk Lake. You’ll find 85 miles of hiking trails; canoe, kayak, cycling, golf, guided rock