Adventure travel
Adventure travel is a type of tourism, involving exploration or travel with perceived (and possibly actual) risk, and potentially requiring specialized skills and physical exertion. Adventure tourism ...
Adventure travel - Wikipedia
Rocky Mountain Journal: The Infamous Angel's Landing
Over the last year or so I've had the privilege of publishing a couple of short films by Christopher R. Abbey. This includes films on climbi...
Best Trail-to-Tavern Adventures in Wyoming | Travel Wyoming. That's WY
We recommend 8 trail systems and regions to explore across Wyoming, from iconic hikes to rugged mountain bike trails to climbing hotspots, each paired up with a don’t-miss nearby brewery where you can...
What to Bring on a Hike | ACTIVE
Even if you're trying to keep your pack light for a day hike, there are some things you shouldn't leave behind. Here at the top ten.
Lightning Safety for Hikers | ACTIVE
Summer is not only the best time to go hiking, it's also the best time to get struck by lightning. Avoid the shock with this lightning safety information for hikers.
The Best Blue Blazes on the Appalachian Trail
The AT connects to hundreds of trails spread throughout the Appalachian Mountains. Many of these blue blazes access amazing sights the AT doesn't pass by.
Flower Power! 12 Hike-Worthy Trails For The Best Blooms - Catalog of Cool Places
BY TEAM JST Spring may be over but flowers are just about to bloom near the Rocky Mountains where snow melts completely around June. If international traveling is too pricey for you and your family, C...
Everything You Need to Know About Rocky Mountain National Park | Castle Marne Bed & Breakfast
Rocky Mountain National Park holds some of Colorado's best hiking, adventure tours, and outdoor activities within its wild and wonderful borders.
Cades Cove Hiking | Wildlife | Waterfalls | Trails | Townsend
Cades Cove hiking has trails fit for every kind of adventurer. Looking for a one-mile or 70-mile hike? You will surely find a trail perfect for you.
The Best US National Parks To Visit In 2018
There are 58 National Parks in America, spread across 27 different states. Each year, over 330 million people come to visit Americas National Parks. But with so many to choose from and so much to see,...
The Invention of Carrarmato: Almost All Hikers Still Wear Them
A deadly climbing accident in 1935 led to the invention of one of the most important pieces of hiking gear - one that nearly every hiker b...
The True Realities of Women’s Hiking Attire During The Victorian Era
The following is a short excerpt from my new book, Ramble On: A History of Hiking : For women, hiking attire during the Victorian Era was...
Book Review: Ramble On: A History of Hiking by Jeffery J. Doran - Anne's Travels
Review of the book "Ramble On: A History of Hiking" by Jeffrey J. Doran, a history of hiking in the US, as well as the development of trails and parks.
7 Spectacular Hikes to Explore This Fall | Million Mile Secrets
Thanks to Million mile Secrets reader Karey for the post idea!
Mount Elbert — The Armchair Mountaineer
Read our guide to the highest peak in the Rocky Mountains, the state of Colorado, the Colorado 14ers, the Sawatch Range and the second highest mountain in the contiguous United States.
Beginner’s Guide To Family Friendly Hiking in the Smoky Mountains |
So you want to try to hike a little on your next visit to the Smoky Mountains. But you have no idea what, when, where, or how long! Lucky for you, I have been figuring out the answers to all of tho…
Ramble On: A History of Hiking
I like the title. It sounds like something I would use myself! These folks have written a history of hiking. So far it is only available in paperback at US$18.95 from Amazon which is a bit of a pro…
Backpacking
Backpacker or backpackers may refer to:
Camping
Camping is an elective outdoor recreational activity. Generally held, participants leave developed areas to spend time outdoors in more natural ones in pursuit of activities providing them enjoyment. ...
Camping - Wikipedia
Climbing
Rock climbing is an activity in which participants climb up, down or across natural rock formations or artificial rock walls. The goal is to reach the summit of a formation or the endpoint of a usuall...
Extreme tourism
Extreme tourism (also often referred to as shock tourism, although both concepts do not appear strictly similar) is a niche in the tourism industry involving travel to dangerous places (mountains, jun...
Extreme tourism - Wikipedia
Hiking
Hiking in Canada and the USA is the preferred term for a long, vigorous walk, usually on trails (footpaths), in the countryside, while the word walking is used for shorter, particularly urban walks. O...
Hiking - Wikipedia
Jungle tourism
Jungle tourism is a subcategory of adventure travel defined by active multifaceted physical means of travel in the jungle regions of the earth. Although similar in many respects to adventure travel, j...
Jungle tourism - Wikipedia
Mountaineering
The term mountaineering describes the sport of mountain climbing, including ski mountaineering. Hiking in the mountains can also be a simple form of mountaineering when it involves scrambling, or shor...
Mountaineering - Wikipedia
Safari
A safari /səˈfɑri/ is an overland journey, usually a trip by tourists to Africa. In earlier years, the trip was a big-game hunt, but today, safari often refers to trips to observe and photograph wildl...
Safari - Wikipedia
Trekking
The term trek may refer to:
Climbing garden
In climbing, a climbing garden is usually an outcrop of rock equipped with bolts to allow a form of rock climbing known as sport climbing. Usually the routes in a climbing garden are short and are use...
Rocky Mountain Journal: The Infamous Angel's Landing
Over the last year or so I've had the privilege of publishing a couple of short films by Christopher R. Abbey. This includes films on climbi...
Dyno (climbing)
This page describes terms and jargon related to climbing and mountaineering.
Arm bar  Jamming an arm into a crack and locking it into place. Arqué  (from the French word meaning arched)...
Double fisherman's knot
The double fisherman's knot or grapevine knot is a bend, or a knot used to join two lengths of rope. This knot and the triple fisherman's knot are the variations used most often in climbing, arboricul...
Multi-pitch climbing
Multi-pitch climbing is the ascent of climbing routes with one or more stops at a belay station. Each section of actual climbing between stops at the belay stations is called a pitch. The leader ascen...