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If you can believe it, just off the coast of America's most populous state, one national park manages to escape widespread attention. Among the national parks counted in the contiguous United States (that's the "lower 48"), Channel Islands National...
For the Inuit, everything has an Anirniq—a soul. A lump of ice scrapes against the oxidized copper fixed to the bow of our schooner, Opal. The sea is dead quiet. As we sail deeper into the mouth of Scoresby Sund, the...
With July temperatures pushing 40°C, summer in the desert can be unrelenting. But once autumn arrives and the mercury drops, Arizona becomes a comfortable destination for outdoor pursuits. For adventurers looking to trade crunchy leaves for prickly pears, and tall...
Quick—name three cities on California’s coast that don’t start with “San” or “Los.” If you can’t do this easily, you owe yourself a Golden State road-trip. Off-radar to many Canadians, California’s Central Coast is rife with opportunities for adventure. White-sand beaches...
I am under a mosquito net in a blind deep in the Amazon jungle of Peru. When we first arrived in dusk, a caiman had been below, lethal and menacing, occasionally snapping at hummingbird moths that flitted around it. Then...
After a jungle trek left me with two missing toenails and an intestinal infection that landed me in a Guatemalan hospital, I had sworn off jungle treks. I’d stick to mountains, away from mud, monsoons and mosquitos. But, here I am...
Your mind craves the unknown on its relentless search for knowledge and intrigue. Your body craves movement and challenge. Your soul craves refreshment and inspiration. We have all of that in spades. Welcome to our list of 15 adventure destinations sure to fire...
Tree-carpeted mountains rise up out of the deep blue inlets and sounds of the Sunshine Coast, casting their gaze on sailboats and seals, small towns and artist studios. On a clear summer day, it is easy to feel as if...
Why climb one awesome peak when you can just as easily (or not so easily) tackle three? Our writer hikes to the summits of Virginia’s McAfee Knob, Tinker Cliffs and Dragon’s Tooth, the triple crown of the majestic Blue...
Article presented by Sun Peaks can be found in the Interior of British Columbia, and has a longstanding history dating back to 1961 when it’s first ski lift opened. It has now grown to claim the title of Canada’s second largest...
You need a vacation. But you're no ordinary traveller. You crave adventure. Excitement. Adrenaline, even? You want to see wildlife, impressive and rare. You want to shred powder on far away slopes. You want to hike the desert and cycle through charming towns. You...
"If a bear comes right up to you, just stand still and wait for me,” Jim Peterson explains as he directs our group through the thigh-deep seawater between our floatplane and the sandy shoreline of Geographic Harbor in Alaska’s Katmai...
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