Running

Darcy Africa Wins Hardrock 100 For Third Consecutive Year

Darcy Africa Wins Hardrock 100 For Third Consecutive Year

Africa’s time this year was 29:49:58—that’s more than a full day of running through the San Juan Mountains.

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Zen and the Art of Mountain Trail Running

Zen and the Art of Mountain Trail Running

Trail running isn’t meditative in the beginning. The first half hour is pure pain. All I can think about are the eight million other things I am supposed to be doing, or that my legs hurt, or that I can’t breathe, or about how slow I’m going.

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Run in the Beautiful Patagonian International Marathon

Run in the Beautiful Patagonian International Marathon

One of the world’s most scenic marathons is open for 2014 registration!

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Cycling

A Race Report to Inspire

A Race Report to Inspire

Future mountain bike riders (a.k.a. children) pedaled the streets of Grand Junction in 4- and 1-mile rides for charity.

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No Pedaling Necessary In Peru’s Sacred Valley

No Pedaling Necessary In Peru’s Sacred Valley

We took in majestic views of the famous Urubamba River flowing far below and snow-capped peaks jutting high above as we rode the grassy riverside trails passing through the ancient Inca roads that carved the desert highlands and deep canyons. There were many ruins, some waterfalls, a few stone huts built sometime in the 15th century, and llamas galore along the way.

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Dear Motorist

Dear Motorist

Over the last decade, almost 7,000 cyclists have been killed. Pledge to be more aware, stop the distractions, and stay courteous on the road.

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Travel

Adventure Business Owner Shares What Travel And Motherhood Have In Common

Adventure Business Owner Shares What Travel And Motherhood Have In Common

The life lessons I learned while traveling have helped me get through some of the more difficult times as a new mother.

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View Wildlife and Gain an Appreciation of Nature In Costa Rica

View Wildlife and Gain an Appreciation of Nature In Costa Rica

As a destination widely pursued by many outdoor and nature enthusiasts, Costa Rica remains a region packed with numerous types of species and limitless adventure.

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Why Outer Banks Vacations Are Popular During Shoulder Seasons

Why Outer Banks Vacations Are Popular During Shoulder Seasons

If you really want a taste of what life on the great barrier islands are like, take an off-season vacation and come enjoy the slower-paced way of a great beach life…the way the locals do on the Outer Banks.

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Health

How to Recognize and Treat Western Poison Ivy

How to Recognize and Treat Western Poison Ivy

When the oil called urushiol gets on the skin an allergic reaction occurs as an itchy red rash with bumps or blisters. But some people mysteriously (and luckily) aren’t susceptible.

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Slow Cooking for Two: Maximize Your Food Budget, Save Time

Slow Cooking for Two: Maximize Your Food Budget, Save Time

Create two different dinners at the same time with a 3 ½- or 4-quart slow cooker coupled with two liner bags so you don’t face eating the same dish for a week straight.

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Seafood Pappardelle

Seafood Pappardelle

Gourmet doesn’t have to equal complicated, difficult, and time-consuming. Try this recipe from EASY GOURMET: Awesome Recipes Anyone Can Cook, by Stephanie Le.

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Gear

Handbag or Handlebar Bag?

Handbag or Handlebar Bag?

These bags leave you free to bicycle without the inconvenient and sweaty task of wearing your purse on-body.

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A Skort For Hiking, Travel, and Even Running

A Skort For Hiking, Travel, and Even Running

Skirts and dresses are for everyone. They’re a great solution for anyone looking to be comfy.

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Found: A Serious Hiking Shoe That’s Friendly Off Trail

Found: A Serious Hiking Shoe That’s Friendly Off Trail

Built for walking on varied surfaces, the Fastalpina allows the foot to roll naturally from trail to rocky overlook to parking lot with ease.

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Columns

Top 9 Incredible Places to Visit in India

Top 9 Incredible Places to Visit in India

India is one of the most exotic and unique travel destinations imaginable. India’s cultural diversity, natural beauty, incredible geography (from the Himalayas to the beaches), and its long and interesting history make India a favorite place for visitors. India has a long list of tourist destinations for all kind of visitors, but here are nine […]

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A Young Woman Searches For Meaning In Papua New Guinea

A Young Woman Searches For Meaning In Papua New Guinea

Ms. Salak, 24-years-old and pushed by a relentless need for peace and the meaning of life, travels to Papua New Guinea alone.

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World Equestrian Games Wraps Up This Weekend in Normandy

World Equestrian Games Wraps Up This Weekend in Normandy

The World Equestrian Games has been galloping along since Aug. 23 and comes to a halt this weekend on Sept. 7. The event is the largest of its kind, and is held every four years, alternating with the Olympic Games. Athletes from 76 different countries compete in eight disciplines, Jumping, Dressage, Eventing, Vaulting, Driving, Reining, […]

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Other Recent Posts

Inspired By Grandma Gatewood, The First Female AT Thru Hiker

Inspired By Grandma Gatewood, The First Female AT Thru Hiker

| September 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

How many times have you set out on a journey through nature expecting pure fun and getting a little fun, a lot of suffering, and wisdom learned the hard way instead?

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Skills You Should Master To Keep The Wild Perfectly Wild

Skills You Should Master To Keep The Wild Perfectly Wild

| September 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Knowing these 7 things makes all the difference when it comes to being a responsible backcountry hiker.

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The Fall 2014 Issue Is To Enable Your Story-Worthy Life

The Fall 2014 Issue Is To Enable Your Story-Worthy Life

| September 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

The stories that come out of your adventures are yours.

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Landlocked Surfers Finding New Ways to Catch Waves

Landlocked Surfers Finding New Ways to Catch Waves

| September 9, 2014 | 1 Comment

“It’s a never-ending search for waves, and that’s one of the cool aspects about river surfing,” Jeff said. “There are a lot of rivers and so many untapped waves. There’s so much opportunity for people who are landlocked to surf without flying to Hawaii or Cali or Mexico.”

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Technology That Actually Improves the Backpacking Experience

Technology That Actually Improves the Backpacking Experience

| September 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Technology has actually made backpacking a possibility for more individuals who may not be as adept at surviving difficult, yet life-enriching experiences.

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