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An Extraordinary Mountaineer- Ang Gyaljen Sherpa

Rajan Thapaliya | Posted 07.29.2016 | Travel
Rajan Thapaliya

World's tallest peak Mt. Everest is famous across the world. Thousands of people from across the world come to Nepal to climb Mt.Everest. It is the ta...

12 Days in the Alps and Lots of My Way Fun

Rick Steves | Posted 08.08.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

I absolutely love our My Way Alpine Europe Tour itinerary. Imagine enjoying the Alps in Austria, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, and France -- all in 12 ...

Off The Beaten Track: The Best Way To See New Zealand

Nicola Barnard | Posted 07.25.2016 | Travel
Nicola Barnard

New Zealand offers such incredible beauty -- from snowcapped mountains, glacial lakes, sweeping forest skylines, lush-green rainforests, glorious whit...

At Europe's Rooftop, the Aiguille du Midi

Rick Steves | Posted 08.08.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

The My Way Alpine Europe tour I'm leading continues to brave new heights. Here in France, the Aiguille du Midi caps a rock needle high above the alpin...

One Place misUnderstood

Kim Michele Richardson | Posted 06.23.2016 | Books
Kim Michele Richardson

With the recent release of my book, GodPretty in the Tobacco Field, a novel that is set in mountainous eastern Kentucky, David Joy's powerful words re...

The 3 Beautiful National Parks in Wales

Gabrielle Pfeiffer | Posted 06.22.2016 | Travel
Gabrielle Pfeiffer

Wales is known partially for its beautiful landscapes, and three amazing National Parks. The three Welsh National Parks have names that sound like the...

Taiwan Is The Hidden Gem Of Asia

David Code | Posted 06.22.2016 | Travel
David Code

It's the people who make Taiwan my second-favorite country in the world to visit.

Preparing For An Amazing Everest Base Camp Trek

Gabrielle Pfeiffer | Posted 06.10.2016 | Travel
Gabrielle Pfeiffer

Mount Everest is widely known as being the highest mountain on Earth. Because of this, climbing the mountain tops many people's bucket lists. Located ...

Disc Jam Sets The Tone For Northeast Festivals In 2016

Shawn Russell Johnson | Posted 06.08.2016 | Entertainment
Shawn Russell Johnson

Article and Photographs by Adam Straughn Another cycle around the sun, and here we are once again on the verge of festival season! In the United St...

Watch The World's Fastest Bird Dive-Bomb A Wingsuiter

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 06.03.2016 | Sports

When BASE jumper Brendan Weinstein took to the skies in a wingsuit over the eastern Sierra Nevada mountain range on Sunday, he had no idea he was bein...

In Lake Tahoe, Spring Snow Gives Way To Summer Adventure

Kari Haugeto | Posted 05.18.2016 | Travel
Kari Haugeto

If you're a skier or snowboarder, then the winter of 2016 will be one not just for your record book, but also for the record book. And that's particul...

Only-in-Ethiopia Travel Moments to Savor

Natural Habitat Adventures | Posted 05.17.2016 | Travel
Natural Habitat Adventures

"Ethiopia? What's in Ethiopia?" When I mention that I've spent the past ten months living and working in this mountainous country in the Horn of Afric...

New Zealand's Everest: Stunning Mount Cook

Nicola Barnard | Posted 04.15.2016 | Travel
Nicola Barnard

The highest mountain in New Zealand - Mount Cook - is one of its most striking assets. Standing at 12,218ft high Sir Edmund Hillary (the first man to ...

Rethinking What It Means to Raise Kids in the Outdoors

Joshua Berman | Posted 03.28.2016 | Travel
Joshua Berman

Wind blasts off the Continental Divide and across the playground, making it almost too cold to play outside in the winter sun -- but not quite. My daughters are nearly oblivious to the crazy gusts as they scream and laugh and run.

What Climbing My First Mountain at 52 Taught Me About Motherhood

The GypsyNesters | Posted 03.01.2016 | Fifty
The GypsyNesters

We were going to hike up a mountain, The Boy said. Not climb, hike. Or maybe that's what I chose to hear. Certainly, The Boy is aware of my age and th...

The Smallest State's Tallest Peak: Is R.I.'s Jerimoth Hill America's Most Challenging?

Peter Mandel | Posted 03.01.2016 | Travel
Peter Mandel

I've got big news for all you serious outdoor types: Maine's Katahdin isn't the climbing adventure you thought it was. Mt. Mansfield? Mt. Washington? These nubs are a walk in the park.

A Mythology of The Unseen

Petros Koublis | Posted 02.01.2016 | Arts
Petros Koublis

The way we read an image is something instinctive, a spontaneous process that connects the image with its viewer. In the end the viewer is only left w...

Inspiration From the Buddha in Sedona

Tova Payne | Posted 01.12.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Tova Payne

Last year I had the fortunate experience to go to Sedona, Arizona for the first time. After going to the many vortexes, including the Amitabha Stupa, ...

Meditations on a Mouse Hare

Stephen Alter | Posted 01.04.2016 | Religion
Stephen Alter

Ochotona roylei is one of several different species of pikas or mouse hares found in the Himalayas. This photograph was taken in the Son Gad valley of...

Mountain Meditation

Hanne Suorza | Posted 12.07.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Hanne Suorza

December: The mountain is standing tall, rising into the blue. It´s firm. Solid. Grounded. Steady despite change. Seasons through, no matter what....

The Road to Sorata

Saleem Ahmed | Posted 11.12.2015 | Travel
Saleem Ahmed

As this is my first entry on Huffington Post, I would like to briefly introduce myself and my intentions for this blog. My name is Saleem Ahmed, and I...

WATCH: Mother Nature Never Looked So Beautiful

HooplaHa | Posted 11.09.2015 | Good News
HooplaHa

This video highlights and proves that Mother Nature is beautiful all year round. Unless you are a world traveler, we might not be so lucky to see all these gorgeous sights in person. So sit back with a cup of tea and enjoy these breathtaking views!

Get Lost... and Then Find Yourself in New Zealand

Laura Grier | Posted 11.06.2015 | Travel
Laura Grier

At 35 years old I thought I had finally figured it out. As a destination wedding photographer, I have seen what it takes to make it down the aisle. S...

Stunning Images Show That California's Got More Than Beautiful Beaches

Alexis Coram | Posted 11.03.2015 | Travel
Alexis Coram

When people talk about California, they often think of its 840 miles of majestic coastline and the grand beaches peppered from Southern to Northern Ca...

Today's Talk: Mindfulness

Hanne Suorza | Posted 10.27.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Hanne Suorza

Happy: Today, in beautiful mountainous surroundings, I held my first speech about Mindfulness. I was invited by the Occupational Health Services t...