Outdoor Sports

Mountain Bike Vacations – Where Are the Best Trails in the US?

Mountain biking is a wonderful way to get pleasure from the magnificent scenery of America and to get some exercise in the open air. There are superb biking routes worldwide, however here we will concentrate on the very best in the US. If you are fit and healthy, mountain bike …

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Top Ten Outdoor Things To Do In Utah

Visiting Utah offers many options for activities to always stay busy and active. Whether the destination is Salt Lake City or down to Saint George, here are the top ten activities for the best Utah outdoor adventure. 1. Skiing/snowboarding- Hosting the 2002 Olympic Winter Games, Utah’s snow has been called …

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The Great Colorado Springs Outdoors!

If you don’t already know, I live in Colorado Springs, CO. It’s a great place to live. There are great parks, good schools, usually a good climate, although this winter wouldn’t have been your best example and lots of opportunities for outdoor recreation. We’re a pretty good sized city, but …

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Hiking Oregon’s Rogue River Trail

If there is such a thing as magic, it is surely found on southern Oregon’s spectacular Rogue River hiking trial. Hikers from all over the world come to experience this protected trail…and yet you will rarely see another hiking group on the trail…true magic. This moderately difficult trail hike is …

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Moab Bike Trails

Looking for a new adventure? Well there is one waiting for you in Utah. Moab is a great area for outdoor and mountain bike enthusiasts. There are many trails here so it’s a great weekend trip if you want to do a couple, or spend a week if you want …

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You Can’t Ride a Bicycle to Alaska – It’s an Island! – Book Review

Mickey Thomas decided to join a group of bicycle riders who were planning a trip from Montana to Alaska, a bicycling expedition. Mickey had never been on a bicycle tour of any considerable length and did not own the necessary camping and cycling equipment. But Mickey had just completed two …

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Mountain Biking – Biking in the Denver Mountains

Denver, Colorado has 850 miles of urban trails that are absolutely breath-taking to bike through. Denver has one of the biggest biking, jogging, and hiking trail systems in the entire nation. The Denver mountain biking trails are an absolute paradise for those of us that love biking through open land, …

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Things To Do In And Around The Lake Wenatchee Area

In the heart of the Cascade Mountains of Washington State sits Lake Wenatchee, a mountain lake setting that attracts thousand of sightseers and is a hub of recreational opportunities. The Lake Wenatchee area offers many things to do and is surprisingly easy to get to. Lake Wenatchee is centrally located …

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Oregon Hiking Vacations

Rogue River Country in Southern Oregon offers hikers many options for a great outdoor entertaining vacation. It has thousands of miles of isolated deciduous and old growth forests, along with hundreds of miles of trail systems. Much of this is high country, although three are several ocean and coastal beach …

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See Moab, Utah on Your Mountain Bike

If you haven’t been to Moab, Utah, you are missing out! The scenery is breathtaking and the adventures are endless. There are so many different national parks to explore that you will wonder how you have waited as long as you did to go! Some of these parks have been …

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Valdez, Alaska’s Best Kept Secret – The Hiking Trails

You just got to Valdez, Alaska and now you’re wondering what people do here besides fish. Why don’t you grab your camera and check out the many trails Valdez has to offer. These trails are one of Valdez’s best kept secrets because they are not very well publicized. The breathtaking …

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The Best Hiking Trails Near Boulder, Colorado

For those of you who enjoy the outdoors, Colorado has much to offer. There are many wonderful hiking trails throughout the state. Trails range in difficulty from easy to very difficult, and many of these are great for experienced hikers, but not suitable for families hiking with children. For those …

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Hiking Mount Washington – Six Tips to Survive the Ascent

Every year on Mount Washington in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, a hiker gets into difficulties and needs rescuing. Some year there’s more than others. On occasions the outcome is tragic. Since 1847, 146 deaths have been reported on and around the mountain – more lives claimed than on …

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