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  1. America's 5 Wettest National Parks (and How to Stay Dry)

    San Francisco

    Don’t let the trip of a lifetime be derailed when the weather forecast doesn’t go as planned. Here are five of the wettest national parks in America, which should be on everyone’s bucket list.

  2. Cutting a New Path—Literally—to Find the Undiscovered Joys of Climbing in Puerto Rico

    San Juan

    It’s not often that a machete is a standard piece of climbing gear, but when professional climber, Josh Larson accepted an invitation to climb in Puerto Rico to explore the emerging climbing community on the island, i...

  3. Outdoor Means Business: A Conversation with Colorado's Luis Benitez

    Here, we take a look at the unfolding battle over public lands in Utah and the fallout from the outdoor industry.

  4. The 20 Best Hikes in the United States

    From the Smokies to the Rockies, and the Everglades to the highest point in Maine—and everywhere in between—the United States is full of world-class hikes.

  5. 7 Reasons to Travel to a Copa America 2016 Game


    The oldest international soccer tournament runs through June 26. Here's why you should travel to see a Copa America 2016 game.

  6. Backpacking in the Grand Canyon: An Insider’s Guide


    As if your bucket list wasn’t already long enough, here’s one to slap right at the top: backpacking in the Grand Canyon. Few hiking destinations are so coveted as this world wonder—famous for jaw-dropping beauty and notorious for leg-burning trails....

  7. The Best Trail to Tavern Pairings Near Portland


    It's a city that needs no introduction in terms of its outdoor offerings. Here, we bring you a sampling of some of our favorite trail to tavern pairings in Portland and beyond.

  8. The Best Trail to Tavern Pairings in Los Angeles

    Los Angeles

    With endless amounts of wilderness and watering holes, here's your guide to some of the best trail to tavern pairings in Los Angeles and beyond.

  9. The Best Trail to Tavern Pairings in San Francisco and the Bay Area

    San Francisco

    What better way to top off a hike than by tipping back a pint or two? Here, the best trail to tavern pairings in San Francisco.

  10. Hiking in the Grand Canyon: An Insider’s Guide


    Seeing the Grand Canyon is a bucket-list dream for many people, but truly experiencing the overwhelming landscape means more than standing at an overlook on the rim. You must take the next step, leave the pavement, and actually enter the canyon....

  11. Racket Science: Yakima Launches All New Streamline System


    Yakima’s latest and greatest rack system has finally arrived! For the past five years, Yakima’s newest StreamLine system has been under development.

  12. How to Choose the Right Spring Break Apparel


    While figuring out where to go is part of the fun and excitement, many travelers dread another essential element of planning: the packing. Here's some intel on how to do it right.

  13. 23 Must-Visit American Cities for Outdoor Adventure Travel

    From the rolling mountains of the Southeast, to the jagged peaks of the West, here's our breakdown of 23 American cities that you should visit at least once in your lifetime.

  14. Mark McKnight to Join RootsRated in 2016


    In a joint press release, RootsRated and Rock/Creek have announced that long-time Rock/Creek Marketing Director Mark McKnight will join RootsRated in January 2016.

  15. 19 of the Best RootsRated Stories from 2015


    From epic adventures to unforgettable destinations, to conversations with some of the most influential outdoorsmen and women around, here's a collection of our favorite reads from the outdoor life in 2015.

  16. 4 Awesome (and Inexpensive) Spring Break Trips in the Southeast


    Spring break doesn't have to mean "spring break". Here's a guide to some of the Southeast's more adventurous (and less expensive) spring break alternatives.

  17. 7 of the Best Mountain Bike Trails in L.A.

    Los Angeles

    The City of Angels is home to nearly 4 million people, it’s also central to plenty of green space. With all those parks and trails, it’s no surprise that there’s a ton of phenomenal mountain biking near downtown L.A.

  18. Marmot and RootsRated to Embark on Fall in Love with the Outside Road Tour

    This fall, Marmot and RootsRated will embark on a nationwide road tour to celebrate the outdoor life, all while raising money for local conservation and promoting specialty outdoor retailers that have functioned as town centers for decades.

  19. A Weekend Guide to Cycling & Culture Around Atlanta


    Atlanta features excellent roads and trails for cycling. After a long day in the saddle, you have plenty of cultural options to explore.

  20. A Guide to the Perfect Outdoor Weekend in Atlanta


    One of the great things about Atlanta is that you get the best of both worlds: big-city amenities and opportunities for outdoor adventure.

  21. Planning a Trip to Hawaii? There’s Something You Need to Know


    Ahhh, Hawaii. Let’s just say it’s not known as “The Paradise of the Pacific” for nothing. But with the ongoing threat of mosquito-borne illnesses, there are things you need to know before you book your trip.

  22. Dipsea Trail: San Francisco's Most Technical Hiking Trail

    San Francisco

    The Dipsea Trail runs from the Marin County of Mill Valley all the way to the Pacific Ocean, an epic adventure from land to sea.

  23. 5 Awesome Swimming Holes Near Chattanooga


    From emerald pools to plunge pools, here's a look at some of the finest swimming holes near Chattanooga.

  24. 10 Best Hikes in the San Francisco Bay Area

    San Francisco

    Hiking in San Francisco is a great way to take in views of the legendary city. Here are 10 of San Fran's best treks.

  25. The Skyline-to-the-Sea Trail: San Francisco's Most Epic Backpacking Trip

    San Francisco

    One of the hands-down best backpacking trips in the Bay Area, if not all of California: the Skyline-to-the-Sea Trail.