I keep waking up. Not because it’s cold outside or because my dog likes to pace around my tent, but because the person sleeping next to me keeps getting closer and closer and I am being pushed into the bottom corner of the tent with barely any room to move. The tent is pitched on …

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I checked my knot—through two, two in, two out, a clean and sturdy figure-8—and sank into the heady reality of my present. Bamboo stalks clacked with the breeze and dried leaves clattered noisily to the forest floor. The swirling limestone cliffs towered above me, as much home to wax bees and honeycombs as tufas and …

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The following piece was written by Shelby Tramel, NYC-based cyclist and Director of Operations for Deux North, a cycling adventure brand. If you’re a cyclist, and even if you’re not, their escapades are worth following. Visit them here, and check out their latest “Hunt” to Spain here. – Zoe Balaconis, Editor [divider]The Essay[/divider] When I began …

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Spring may have sprung, but there is plenty of snow in the mountains (at least in Colorado), and that means there is still time to try a new snow sport, such as dog skijoring. Dog what? Dog skijoring. It’s the combination of dog sledding and cross-country skiing that translates to “ski driving”, and is gaining …

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I’m writing the review for the La Siesta Double Hammock while sitting in the La Siesta Double Hammock. I’m hung between two juniper trees and because it’s April in Arizona, the wind is howling. Luckily the extra parachute silk material is blocking some of the gusts, at least enough to write. You’d probably prefer to …

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How two worlds — a group of hikers from the U.S. seeking solitude, and a country that only introduced television in the 1990s — intersect on a hike to Tiger’s Nest Monastery, one of the country’s most famous landmarks.

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In the hills of southern West Virginia alongside the New River Gorge, known for its world-class whitewater and rock climbing, is ACE Adventure Resort. ACE is one of the largest outfitters on the East Coast, taking hundreds of guests down the class IV-V rapids of the New and Gauley rivers daily, rock climbing, rappelling, zip …

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