Emma Walker

Moab, Denver, Anchorage, San Francisco, Boulder, Cedar City, Mobile, Boise, Birmingham, Knoxville, Huntsville, Great Smoky Mountains, Rocky Mountain National Park, Taos

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  1. Jeep Arch - Hiking


    Don’t be fooled by the name—the only way to get to Jeep Arch is with careful routefinding and your own two feet.

  2. 12 Best Waterfall Hikes in Northern California

    San Francisco

    From the highest waterfall in California, to hidden cascades deep within the forest, here's a rundown of some of the best waterfall hikes in Northern California.

  3. Lake City Ice Park - Ice Climbing


    Come for the ice climbs, stay for the authentic, down-to-earth mountain town vibe. Located just over Engineer Pass from the ice climbing mecca of Ouray, Lake City Ice Park has something to offer seasoned pros, first-timers, and everyone in between.

  4. 3 Reasons to Get Avy Savvy This Winter


    Like most things worth doing, skiing the backcountry comes at a price. Here are 3 reasons why you need to get avy savvy this winter.

  5. Geneva Basin - Backcountry Skiing


    Though it's been closed for decades, Geneva Pass Ski Area offers an out-of-the-way backcountry experience for skiers looking to avoid traffic—both on I-70 and in the lift line.

  6. North Table Loop - Trail Running


    Just fifteen miles from Denver—and with panoramic views of the city, the Flatirons, and everything in between—sun-splashed North Table Mountain is the perfect destination for trail runners who can't afford to let their winter training slip.

  7. How to Adventure on a Shoestring Budget

    Boulder, Denver

    You don't have to break the bank to have a grand old time in the outdoors. Here's your guide on how to adventure on a shoestring budget.

  8. The Best Trail to Tavern Pairings in Denver


    With the third-highest number of microbreweries per capita in the country, it's no surprise Colorado's favorite recovery beverage is beer. Here are the best trail-to-tavern pairings in the Denver area.

  9. 3 Easy Ways to Give Back to the Outdoor Community


    It’s no secret that the trails we love require constant maintenance to stay in great shape. Here are 3 easy ways to give back to the outdoor community this season.

  10. The 10 Best Places to Camp for Free in Northern California

    San Francisco

    It’s hard to think of a more satisfying way to spend a beautiful weekend than camping on one of Northern California’s spectacular array of public lands—except, perhaps, camping there for free.

  11. Powerline Trail - Hiking


    The Powerline Trail offers a glimpse of Alaskan wilderness just twenty minutes from downtown Anchorage.

  12. Cedar City's National Parks in the Off Season

    Cedar City

    Kolob Canyons are lesser-known, quieter corridor of Zion National Park, and they provide the perfect escape for a backcountry experience away from the national park crowds.

  13. 7 of the Best Adventure Towns In Alabama


    Whether you’re in the market for hiking, paddling, biking, fishing, or camping (or nearly any other outdoor activity you please), you don’t need to look any further than Alabama’s best adventure towns.

  14. Resurrection Pass Trail - Backpacking


    This classic Southcentral Alaska backpacking trip will have you itching for your next outing on the Last Frontier.

  15. Harding Icefield Trail - Hiking


    This hike is a lungbuster, but the far-as-the-eye-can-see views of the magnificent Harding Icefield are worth the event.

  16. 10 Best Hikes in Sun Valley, Idaho


    From the wildflower-draped Pioneer Cabin trail to the summit of famous Bald Mountain, here's a rundown of the best hikes in Sun Valley, ID.

  17. Trail Gourmet: Southern Recipes Perfect for Camping


    Forget the freeze-dried pasta or boring old hot dogs. These Southern-leaning dishes are not only delicious, they're a cinch to make outdoors.

  18. An Insider's Guide to the Obed River


    This 45-mile segment of the Obed drains much of the Cumberland Plateau and is the only designated wild and scenic river in Tennessee. It's also one of the last free-flowing river systems in the eastern United States.

  19. Murphy Loop - Backpacking


    This spectacular overnight trip offers a crash course in backpacking the desert—and unbeatable views of the iconic Island in the Sky District.

  20. Hunter Canyon - Hiking


    Escape the sun—and the crowds—on a half-day hike in Hunter Canyon. Not ready to leave? Stick around and enjoy Moab-area camping at its best.

  21. Snowbird Hut - Backpacking


    Experience wild, remote Alaska on a section of the famed Bomber Traverse.

  22. An Intro to Camping in Alabama: What To Know and Where To Go

    Birmingham, Huntsville

    During the fall, camping in Alabama is simply sublime. Here, all the intel you need for a weekend in the woods.

  23. Moab Daily - Paddling


    See canyon country as the early explorers did—from the middle of the Colorado River.

  24. Multi-Sport in Moab: Cycling, Running, and Packrafting the Colorado River


    The plan was simple: Get bike and boat on the river just downstream from Fisher Towers, float to Big Bend, assemble the bike, and ride back up to the starting point. The next morning, for good measure, I’d run the Canyonlands Half Marathon.

  25. Rollins Pass - Backcountry Skiing


    Skip I-70 in favor of the Peak-to-Peak for mellow tree runs or steep skiing—Rollins Pass offers both, plus a remote, distinctly alpine feel.