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Where To Ride Moguls This Year

Liftopia | Posted 02.17.2013 | Travel

There you are, sitting at the top of your favorite mountain. On your right side is the comfort and ease of a nicely groomed run, and on the left is a difficult and exhausting mogul run -- what do you do? Shake and bake baby!

PHOTOS: Where Architecture Meets Geology

Trippy | Posted 01.31.2013 | Travel

From a modern hotel in an ancient land to a centuries-old monastery, these attractions show what happens when ingenious peoples are stuck between a rock and a hard place.

PHOTOS: Castles Can Be Cliffhangers Too

Trippy | Posted 01.24.2013 | Travel

Time to take out the hiking boots.

Adventure In The Midi-Pyrénées

Samantha Hiew | Posted 10.30.2012 | Travel
Samantha Hiew

A vast majority of the land is untouched, and in such a fecund part of the world, you can expect abundances of wild flora, fauna and insects. The pictures say it all but in case you're still curious, this is the land of cattle, dreamy cheeses, foie gras, plenty of organic foods, tasty wild fruits, miles of rejuvenating countryside walks and the Tour de France.

Exploring The Alluring Caucasus

Tara Isabella Burton | Posted 09.10.2012 | Travel
Tara Isabella Burton

Svaneti, the most famous and far-flung of Georgia's mountain provinces, has come to represent an idolized version of what is typically Georgian: a land of folk-heroes and strange mists, of crumbling towers and sacrificed goats.

PHOTOS: Tennis In Vermont

Dwight Brown | Posted 10.16.2012 | Travel
Dwight Brown

Whether you're a beginner or advanced player the summer tennis camps/programs at the Drysdale Tennis School at Stratton Mountain Ski Resort in Vermont can help you hone your game -- and there are fringe benefits.

What's Up With Rifugi In The Alps?

Dolomite Mountains | Posted 09.17.2012 | Travel
Dolomite Mountains

The term "rifugi" translates to mountain refuge, and the Dolomites offer a vast network of these mountain huts located throughout the region.

In Newfoundland, Explore The Wonders Of Canada

iLoveInns | Posted 09.17.2012 | Travel

Moose, mountains and mankind. I recently experienced all that and more as my wife and I explored the wonders of Newfoundland.

Films for Your Soul: Plugging in to Limitless Power (WATCH)

Marlowe Brown | Posted 08.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Marlowe Brown

Press "Play" in this week's "Films for Your Soul" excerpt below and experience the limitless power of glaciers so deep you can fit a skyscraper into their caverns, and mountains so high you would be the size of a pinhead next to them.

5 Things They Don't Tell You About Kilimanjaro

Ben Colclough | Posted 07.26.2012 | Travel
Ben Colclough

It's been written about countless times, but Kilimanjaro still holds some secrets.

New Clue Sierra Nevada Mountain Range Age Mystery

Posted 05.05.2012 | Science

By: Crystal Gammon, OurAmazingPlanet Contributor Published: 05/04/2012 12:27 PM EDT on OurAmazingPlanet If it's true that a lady never reveals h...

Team Of Scientists Go To Great Heights For Research

AP | BINAJ GURUBACHARYA | Posted 04.20.2012 | Science

KATMANDU, Nepal -- A team of American scientists and researchers flew to the Mount Everest region on Friday to set up a laboratory at the base of the ...

PHOTOS: 10 Stunning Mountain Views Around The World

Oyster | Posted 06.10.2012 | Travel

The snow is melting, but ski destinations can be just as pleasurable when the weather heats up: They've got some serious scenery going on.

A Hikers' Primer On AMS

Off Track Planet | Posted 05.26.2012 | Travel
Off Track Planet

Sure you can avoid AMS completely by staying sea-level, but living in a fear bubble seams like a waste of space.

Dances With Whales

Heimir Jónasson | Posted 05.11.2012 | Home
Heimir Jónasson

In Stykkishólmur the weather is unpredictable. There can be sunshine and snow at the same time, but these moments are priceless and in these situations you want to have your camera ready because there are moments with the light and nature that you only see for a few seconds and then they are gone.

The Near Is The Far Of It

Joshua Otte | Posted 05.07.2012 | Travel
Joshua Otte

A few years back, I set out with my dear friend Tom on a kind of pilgrimage, seeking clarity and little adventure. Our destination was the source of the Ganges river in the Himalayas.

PHOTOS: Utah's Canyons: The Next Great Ski Resort?

Jill Fergus | Posted 03.24.2012 | Travel
Jill Fergus

Though I'm a city kid through and through, while in the mountains, I was definitely game for an action-packed, high-altitude weekend -- but first, a pot of fondue and glass of red on the deck of Lookout Cabin was in order.

America The Beautiful? Thank Beavers

Posted 01.04.2012 | Science

Next time you're enjoying the natural beauty of a river valley, you can thank the local beavers for their contribution. The far-reaching impact of ...

Some Of World's Highest Mountains Threatened By Climate Change, Report Says

Posted 12.08.2011 | Green

A series of reports released this week suggest that some of the world's highest mountains are at risk due to climate change. The threat of climate...

A Life Of Hiking, With And Without My Father

Lisa Bloom | Posted 01.09.2012 | Travel
Lisa Bloom

When I hiked the week-long Inca Trail in Peru, and then summited Kilimanjaro in Tanzania years later, my dad wanted to hear every detail and pore over every overexposed, fuzzy picture I brought back. Rising before dawn to lace up my hiking boots, I'd think of the one guy who understood the sheer joy of hitting a peak at sunrise.

Snowboarders And Winemakers Team Up To 'Protect Our Winters'

Jeremy Jones | Posted 01.03.2012 | Impact
Jeremy Jones

After 20 years, I still get excited by the first snowfall despite the sport being my livelihood. There is also a more serious side to my life as a pro snowboarder: the role of being a climate activist.

Mountain Looks Like a Coffee Table Book. It's Really About Sacred Places and the Reach For the Divine.

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 12.11.2011 | Books
Jesse Kornbluth

There are big books that you buy for people you don't completely care about -- gift books, coffee table books. And then there are books like Mountain, books that cost you something to look through, books that repay the effort.

Pardon My French: Our Heroine Confronts Corsica And Rotten Cheese

Katie Beck | Posted 10.29.2011 | Travel
Katie Beck

It started out tasting like very strong blue cheese, but the flavor quickly went from pungent to spicy and then seemed to coat my tongue and the inside of my mouth like peanut butter.

As U.S. Energy Companies Blow-Up Appalachian Mountaintops, the Nation's Lawmakers Yawn With Indifference

Don Soeken | Posted 10.26.2011 | Green
Don Soeken

We're looking at 2,500 miles of once-upon-a-time-pristine creeks and rivers that are now totally choked with mining rubble, all across Appalachia.

How To Make Your Life Your Adventure

Elia Saikaly | Posted 10.21.2011 | Travel
Elia Saikaly

Have you ever found yourself asking the question "I wonder if there is something more out there for me?" The dream that I had, that few understood, has taken me to the far ends of the Earth and has evolved into a non-profit organization that is truly changing people's lives.