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World’s Hardest Horse Race Gained by 70-12 months-old Idaho Man Named Bob

Bob Lengthy was having fun with some wine and whiskey with buddies when the documentary “All of the Wild Horses” got here up in dialog, and, quickly sufficient, was taking part in on someone’s laptop. The movie is a take a look at the Mongol Derby, an exhausting 1,000-kilometer horse race via the Mongolian grasslands. […]

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These Cool-Trying Charts Present When to Discover Solitude in Nationwide Parks

The Nationwide Park Service makes accessible all kinds of information about tenting and lodging within the park system. If one have been so inclined, they may dive deeply into the numbers, swim round for somewhat bit and emerge with an understanding of traits that may result in having the ability to camp in common parks […]

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Right here’s Why You Can Forego Sunscreen for a Grease-Free Solar Shirt

This previous weekend, I helped lead a gaggle of backpackers on a magical journey to Mount Silliman and its namesake lake, positioned on the lofty divide between Sequoia and Kings Canyon Nationwide Parks. We talked about lots of stuff on the market—meals (naturally), gear (after all), and poop (clearly). However we additionally couldn’t cease commenting […]

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Hit ‘SOS’ on Your Sat Messenger or PLB? Right here’s How the Rescue Occurs

Final winter, huge mountain skier Cody Townsend and filmmaker Bjarne Salen have been heading again to the trailhead after efficiently climbing and snowboarding Joffrey Couloir close to Pemberton, British Columbia after they noticed one thing come tumbling down from the following gully over. “It appeared like rockfall or an enormous chicken at first, I couldn’t […]

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A Modernist Colorado Cabin Pays Homage to the Conventional at 10,000 Ft

The city of Fairplay, Colorado, inhabitants 817, isn’t something like a resort city. It does, nevertheless, host the world championship of burro racing, Colorado’s state sport. Apart from that, it’s a quiet, rural chunk of the Colorado excessive nation with spectacular views of the Sangre de Cristo mountains, the Collegiate Peaks, and the South Platte […]

Hiking
Hiking

Six Hikes with Spectacular Golden Gate Bridge Views

The Golden Gate Bridge, bathed in heat orange, spans the narrowest level between San Francisco and Marin. It’s formally a “factor” to go to the bridge, take images of the bridge, and simply sit again and admire it. Perhaps it’s the inimitable coloration, smooth Artwork Deco type, or the prospect to stroll throughout it. In […]

Hiking

HikaNation featured in Appalachian Path Museum

America’s solely museum devoted to mountain climbing historical past, the Appalachian Path Museum, unveiled 5 new reveals this spring. HikaNation was a 14-month group trek from San Francisco, CA, to Cape Henlopen State Park, DE, in 1980-1981 sponsored by Backpacker journal, the U.S. Division of Inside and American Mountain climbing Society. Whereas hundreds of hikers […]

Hiking

climbing Stok Kangri – Indian Himalaya

Stok Kangri 6154 m (eight,812 ft) is considered one of our high 10 trekking peaks on the planet. Easy accessibility from the vacationer city of Leh, Ladakh. At a Look Location: Ladakh, India Distance: 20 km, a method Elevation Acquire: 2,686 m (20,190 ft) Most Elevation: 6154 m (eight,812 ft) Mountaineering Time: three – Four […]

Hiking

BikePacking Wesley Ridge, Vancouver Island B.C.

Journey report by BestHike editor Rick McCharles AKA Mt. Wesley Traverse I attempted and did not do the Wesley Ridge circuit: near vacationer hotspot Cathedral Grove trailheads on freeway four between Parksville and Port Alberni about 10km with 750m elevation acquire/loss about 6-Eight hrs from one finish to the opposite extra hour or two strolling deserted […]

Road trip
Road trip

Highway Journey: My Journey from Santa Barbara to Las Vegas

My journey started in San Francisco at 10 am. We rented our automotive from the automotive rental company close to the airport and left for Santa Barbara, CA, driving alongside the West Coast! Santa Barbara Picture Credit score: Jeff Turner/Flickr   On reaching Santa Barbara, we went to the seashore for a swim within the […]

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Self-Drive By means of Western Australia – A Street Journey to Bear in mind!

Nobody ever mentioned they don’t like epic street journeys, By no means! And, with blockbuster motion pictures like Dil Chahta Hai, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara and Freeway, it’s no secret that almost all of you harbour a secret want to embark on a legendary street journey, at the very least as soon as in your […]

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Hola Mohalla : Anandpur Sahib

Not many individuals might have heard of this over 300 12 months outdated competition in Anandpur Sahib, referred to as ‘Hola Mohalla’. Celebrated on the day after Holi, it’s a loopy grand competition of the Akali Nihangs, the unique warrior Sikhs, thought-about the private favorites of Guru Gobind Singh. It was Guru Gobind Singh himself […]

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Badami : The Marvelous Cave Temple Artwork

We had by no means deliberate on visiting Badami. Actually we have been in Hampi and whereas returning, we determined to provide Badami a fast look. However Badami turned out to raised our expectations. The capital of the sixth Century Chalukya Dynasty, Badami is legendary for its rock reduce temples within the cliffs of pink […]

Adventure
Adventure

World’s Hardest Horse Race Gained by 70-12 months-old Idaho Man Named Bob

Bob Lengthy was having fun with some wine and whiskey with buddies when the documentary “All of the Wild Horses” got here up in dialog, and, quickly sufficient, was taking part in on someone’s laptop. The movie is a take a look at the Mongol Derby, an exhausting 1,000-kilometer horse race via the Mongolian grasslands. […]

Adventure

These Cool-Trying Charts Present When to Discover Solitude in Nationwide Parks

The Nationwide Park Service makes accessible all kinds of information about tenting and lodging within the park system. If one have been so inclined, they may dive deeply into the numbers, swim round for somewhat bit and emerge with an understanding of traits that may result in having the ability to camp in common parks […]

Adventure

Right here’s Why You Can Forego Sunscreen for a Grease-Free Solar Shirt

This previous weekend, I helped lead a gaggle of backpackers on a magical journey to Mount Silliman and its namesake lake, positioned on the lofty divide between Sequoia and Kings Canyon Nationwide Parks. We talked about lots of stuff on the market—meals (naturally), gear (after all), and poop (clearly). However we additionally couldn’t cease commenting […]

Adventure

Hit ‘SOS’ on Your Sat Messenger or PLB? Right here’s How the Rescue Occurs

Final winter, huge mountain skier Cody Townsend and filmmaker Bjarne Salen have been heading again to the trailhead after efficiently climbing and snowboarding Joffrey Couloir close to Pemberton, British Columbia after they noticed one thing come tumbling down from the following gully over. “It appeared like rockfall or an enormous chicken at first, I couldn’t […]