Fancy a long distance hike that takes in amazing scenery, great food, and unique wildlife? Look no further than the far north of Scotland. Opened in 1980, the West Highland Way was Scotland’s first long distance walking route and remains the most popular to this day, with more than 15,000 hikers tackling it each year.Continue reading

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Utah is jammed packed with some of the most beautiful National Monument’s and we think you should get out and explore them. There is no better time than now to get outside and show your support for our precious outdoor spaces. Utah in particular, is a state that is truly rich with breathtaking outdoor spacesContinue reading

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We love the oxymoronic beauty of a good bad idea. Walking the entire length of the White Rim Trail, a route that is pretty much only done by motorized vehicle? Yes, please! Hiking the 42-mile stretch of the Maryland portion of the Appalachian Trail in one go? Backpacking in the rainiest confines of a ColombianContinue reading

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It’s time to turn up the heat and head to the hottest hiking destinations in the U.S. Extreme heat attracts a special sort of nature-lover. After all, if you ever get cold, you can always put on another layer, toss another log on the fire, or find a warm blanket. When you hit your heatContinue reading

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Southeastern Utah is home to what’s known as Canyon Country. It includes Canyonlands National Park, but that’s just the nicely packaged part of this vast landscape of endless mazes etched by eons of wind and rain. The geology is distinctive; striated layers of sandstone sediments have been stacked, tilted, and subducted into a geometrical symphonyContinue reading

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Traveling in a group can be…challenging, but where’s the fun if there’s not a little bit of a challenge? Travel inspiration typically arrives in some organic way—you read an article online (like, say, this one on fishing off the coast of Baja, Mexico), catch a clip of a place on TV or YouTube, or tourContinue reading

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