Five hiking tips to inspire kids to be explorers like Dora  The Daily Herald

With the release of “Dora and the Lost City of Gold,” it's a great time to get your little ones exploring outdoors.


Americans' love of hiking has driven elk to the brink, scientists say  The Guardian

Trail use near Vail, Colorado, has more than doubled since 2009. It's had a devastating impact on a herd of elk. Supported by. SEJ About this *content*. Christine ...


44 hikers rescued from Lost Dutchman State Park  ABC15 Arizona

A group of fitness coordinators from Kansas became overwhelmed while climbing a mountain trail near metro Phoenix in sweltering temperatures and two ...


He went from hiking enthusiast to ‘on death’s door’ within days. Doctors blamed vaping.  The Washington Post

In all honesty, I was preparing to plan a funeral for my child,” says father of Utah man whose case is among almost 200 being probed by state and federal ...


Hiking trail in northern Israel closed off due to reports of otter attacks  The Jerusalem Post

The Ein Dibsha hiking trail in the Northern Galilee was closed off for hiking Saturday, following reports of hikers being bitten by an otter. Inspectors from the ...


Hikes sometimes lead to interesting old cemeteries  TribLIVE High School Sports Network

There are two seeming miracles here, really. The first is that the Chess family found ground flat enough, even relatively speaking, to build a cemetery. We were ...


Hiking: Lovely moonrise, sweet sunset, brilliant stars and at one with John Muir  Press Herald

KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK, California — Earlier this week I crossed a sturdy bridge over the roaring South Fork of the San Joaquin River and entered ...


A Chance to Bond on a Perilous Hiking Trail in Iceland  The New York Times

As his son gets older and more independent, a father seizes the chance to keep their relationship relevant.


Hiking group needs rescue assistance during Superstition hike  AZFamily

The park rangers warned the group of around 44 hikers from Kansas that their late day hike was ill advised.


Israeli Girl, 17, Killed by Terrorist Bomb While Hiking, Is Laid to Rest - Rina Schnerb was with her father and brother, who were injured in the blast  Chabad.org

As Shabbat approached late Friday afternoon in Lod, Israel, hundreds of mourners attended the hastily arranged funeral of Rina Shnerb, 17, who was killed ...


The Restaurant Stealing Miles from PCT Thru-Hikers  Outside

Morgan's Diner might be the only eating establishment in the world that offers three meals a day, full-body massages, postal services, yard games, and a ...


10 Things People Do On Hiking Trails That Park Ranger Can’t Stand  TheTravel

When preparing to go on a hike, there are a lot of things to think about. You want to make sure you are prepared with supplies and that you know the area well ...


2 girls treated for dehydration during hike in Riverside park  Press-Enterprise

Two young hikers became dehydrated Saturday, Aug. 24, when their trek in RIverside went on longer than planned, the Fire Department said. The girls are ages ...


Evans man dies from cardiac distress while hiking at the Great Smoky Mountains National Park  WRDW-TV

Saturday, August 24, 2019. GATLINBURG, Tenn. (WRDW/WAGT) -- An Evans man is dead after suffering cardiac distress near the trailhead of the Juney Whank ...


Hiking the Appalachian trail · KYMN Radio · Northfield, MN · AM 1080 & FM 95.1  kymnradio.net

When it comes to overall popularity, the Appalachian Trail is probably one of the most famous and most popular hiking/walking trails in the world. Andy and Dave ...


Dog rescued after collapsing from heatstroke on hiking trail  New York Post

A dog who suffered heatstroke while accompanying his owner on a hike in California over the weekend triggered an urgent rescue mission and a warning to pet.


The best hiking pants of 2019: Columbia, Fjallraven, and more  Business Insider

Hiking is a great hobby activity, but it also requires a lot of different gear to make sure you're being safe. These are the best hiking pants.


FYI: Events ranging from free movies to through-hiking  NWAOnline

Aug. 25. Non-Fiction Used Book Sale -- 1/2 price day, 1-5 p.m., Fort Smith Main Library. Hosted by Friends of the Library. 783-0229. Music on the Meadow ...


What the new Grand Staircase plans do for mining, grazing, hiking, off-roading  Salt Lake Tribune

The Bureau of Land Management has released new plans for managing the three units left in the shrunken Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument and ...


Going hiking? Police say take your wallet and phone with you  KSL.com

As Utahns make their way to the mountains for hiking and biking before summer comes to an end, law enforcers are encouraging residents to not only take ...


How a Thru-Hiking Legend Is Getting City Kids Outside  Outside

How thru-hiking New York City could lead to more city parks.


New China tariffs: Trump adding tariffs on $550 billion worth of Chinese imports  CBS News

President Trump tweeted on Friday that his administration will boost tariffs on $550 billion in Chinese imports in retaliation for China's decision on Friday to hike ...


Tom Holland And Robert Downey Jr. Went Hiking After The Unexpected "Spider-Man" News  BuzzFeed

After it was announced that Spider-Man will be leaving the MCU universe, Tom Holland, who currently plays the beloved superhero, met up with Robert Downey ...


Why Lebanon’s 293-Mile Hiking Trail Is More Than a Trekking Route  AFAR Media

Get up close and personal with Lebanon's natural beauty along its 293-mile hiking trail.


Hiking in Palm Springs: Book Details 30+ Trails to Explore  Palm Springs Life

A new travel guidebook describes more than 30 day hiking trails in Palm Springs, the Coachella Valley, and the surrounding area.


You Can Now Hike Around the Entire City of Chicago on One Awesome Trail  Thrillist

The Chicago Outerbelt Trail lets you hike around the entire city of Chicago. Here's how to make the most of it.


10 amazing deals you can get at REI's massive weekend sale  USA TODAY

Save big on hiking and camping essentials, pullovers, and sneakers during this massive Labor Day sale.


8 hikes for swimming and wading in the Cascade Mountains  Curbed Seattle

There is nothing quite like the shock to your system that dip in a mountain lake gives. After a long hike in the heat of the day, the chilly waters give a jolt of energy ...


‘No one just goes hiking in Afghanistan’: American woman gave birth as a Taliban hostage. Now she seeks to end her mystery.  The Washington Post

The baby wasn't expected for another month, maybe six weeks. But American hostage Caitlan Coleman was going into labor, and there was nowhere to turn for ...


Authorities rescue Baton Rouge brothers who went missing while hiking  WBRZ

A pair of hikers who went missing in Catahoula Parish were found safe this past week.


What is proper trail etiquette? An expert lays out the do's and don'ts of hiking  The Denver Post

An expert answers a few questions about hiking etiquette and trail rules based on the most commonly violated rules.


Which hiking trails to take your dog on this summer (and which to avoid)  The Denver Post

Nearby trails your dog might enjoy during a heat wave (thanks to shade and/or water) and trails to keep your dog away from.


Man hikes all 48 4,000-footers in NH in record time  WMUR Manchester

There's a new speed record for New Hampshire hiking.


Why Thru-Hikers Are Obsessed with Fantasy Books  Outside

On my 2017 thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail, I was given the trail name Gandalf for my tendency to sprawl out my belongings and prevent others from passing.


Possibly the strangest hike you'll ever take  CNN

The Doll's Head Trail near Atlanta, Georgia, is probably the strangest hike you can ever take. Find out how folk art displays of disembodied doll's heads and ...


For Idaho cancer survivors, hiking mountains is a way to find themselves — and a cure  Idaho Statesman

Idaho breast cancer survivors raised money for a cure during a recent hike up the Grand Teton with Expedition Inspiration. The nonprofit funds cancer research ...


The best inn-to-inn hikes in California  SF Gate

Tom Courtney had a revelation in 2006, while hiking up to the top of a ridge in the Marin Headlands for the spectacular view he knew awaited him. When he ...


Adidas Just Upgraded One of the Best New Hiking Boots of the Year  Gear Patrol

The original Free Hiker blended urban aesthetics with outdoor functionality. The new version is even more technical, thanks to one upgrade.


Burberry Drops Brown Tor Vintage Check Hiking Boots  HYPEBEAST

*Fresh* from the release of its check-covered low-top sneakers, Burberry has now dropped a pair of Brown Tor Vintage Check Hiking Boots as we gear up for ...


Registration opens for Hard Rocks Hiking Challenge  Stevens Point News

Registration is open for Active Portage County's fifth annual Hard Rocks Hiking Challenge, to be held Sept. 28 at Standing Rocks County Park.


Where Leonardo DiCaprio, Noah Centineo and More Hike Around the World  Hollywood Reporter

From Malibu's The Ranch to Africa's Mount Kilimanjaro, famous Hollywood faces enjoy getting exercise while taking in some breathtaking views: "It is magical ...


4 Hikers Rescued In Tuolumne County, 1 Injured  CBS Sacramento

TUOLUMNE COUNTY (CBS13) — A hiking trip for four friends turned into a search and rescue operation in Tuolumne County on Tuesday night. Tuolumne ...


Hikers approve of shuttle system at Hanging Lake  Youngstown Vindicator

Hikers approve of shuttle system at Hanging Lake. DENVER. Thousands of people have hiked up to a popular scenic Colorado lake using a new reservation ...


This Overlooked Region Has Some of the Loveliest Hikes in New England  Travel+Leisure

Eastern Massachusetts isn't a region known for its hiking, which is what makes it so great. A new guidebook called 50 Hikes in Eastern Massachusetts.


Mountain Lion Family Spotted Along South Bay Hiking Trail  NBC Bay Area

A mountain lion family has been spotted in Rancho San Antonio, near Cupertino, officials with the Mid-Peninsula Regional Open Space District confirmed ...


The Best Backpacks for Thru-Hiking of 2019  The Trek

These are the best backpacking and thru-hiking packs of 2019, for a range of styles and preference, whether you're ultralight, ultra-luxe, or in between.


Top aides say Trump still determined to hike China tariffs  POLITICO

President Donald Trump is not backing away from recently announced plans to raise tariffs on Chinese goods, despite indicating earlier on Sunday that he was ...


Pennings Farm Cidery to host first Hike Fest  Times Herald-Record

WARWICK - On Sept. 7, The Hike the World organization and Pennings Farm Cidery team up to host their first Hike Fest event at Pennings Farm Cidery from ...


Alcoa woman loses 70 pounds hiking in the Great Smoky Mountains  WBIR.com

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Three years ago, Melissa Coatney weighed 200 pounds. Since then, she's lost 70 pounds and it's in large part thanks to mountains she ...


Kendall Regional Medical Center Medical Resident Falls To Death Hiking In Ibiza  CBS Miami

SOUTHWEST MIAMI-DADE (CBSMiami) — A tragic accident on the island of Ibiza just east of Spain has claimed the life of a 33-year-old medical resident from ...


TBI’s 5 Best: Casual Hiking Clubs in the Bay  thebolditalic

There are two guarantees when you live in the Bay Area: there will be fog, and there will be hikes. Sometimes, if you're lucky, the two intertwine. Getting outside ...


Woman Hilariously Calls Out Her Sister for Fake Hiking Photo She Posted on Instagram  Travel+Leisure

Instagram is almost never what it seems. And some people have their darling siblings to remind them of that. According to Insider, Carly Sosnowski called out ...


Marin hike: As fall arrives, let’s welcome acorns and berries  Marin Independent Journal

Fall, when oaks have their acorns, is a good time to learn to distinguish different species of oak trees.


PCT Hikers Share Their Most Trusted Gear  Outside

Ashland, Oregon, is a tourist town that's flooded with new folks visiting every summer thanks to our season-long Shakespeare Festival. But in July, we locals ...


Forest Rangers help injured hikers, boater | News, Sports, Jobs  The Adirondack Daily Enterprise

State Department of Environmental Conservation forest rangers rescued a number of injured people around the Adirondacks last week, as well as helping an ...


Lost on the hiking trail? 6 ways to improve your chances of getting found  Los Angeles Times

How to increase your chances of getting rescued if you are separated from a hiking group or out solo.


Great views, smooth ride on new cycling, hiking trail in Columbia Gorge  OregonLive.com

The newest addition to the Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail is a three-mile stretch with incredible views.


The woman he’s dating won’t tell her hiking buddy she’s seeing someone  The Boston Globe

Am I offbase to want her to stop spending time with this guy?


How to keep your dog safe when hiking on hot days  The Denver Post

Dogs are most excited to get outside on a summer day. But they can overheat on the hiking trail. Here's how to keep them cool.


Young mother dies after hiking in excessive heat  KESQ

What started as a celebratory family hike in Palm Springs ended in tragedy when a mother died due to extreme heat.


Good hiking and beautiful vistas at Los Santos Trail Loop near Murrieta  San Diego Reader

Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve, near Murrieta in Riverside County, consists of 9000 acres and many hiking trails. The one described here has good ...


Wild Cincy: Teen sets hiking record on Buckeye Trail days after high school graduation  WCPO

Lucas Smith, 18, set out to hike all four corners of Ohio just a few days after high school graduation.


Niagara River Gorge hike planned for Sept. 7  Buffalo News

Niagara Falls City Councilman Chris Voccio will lead a Niagara River Gorge hike from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Sept. 7. Hikers will meet Voccio at the main…


The Best Men’s Hiking Shoes For 2019  Forbes

Both casual and serious hikers will go to great lengths to find the perfect shoe for a simple trek or long haul. Here are the best hiking shoes for men in 2019.


Silhouettes of a Hiking Family Inside a Rising Full Moon  PetaPixel

Photographer and filmmaker Jesse Watson made this beautiful 3-minute short film that shows the silhouettes of a hiking family framed within the rising full moon.


Georgia man dies of heart attack while hiking in the Smokies  WBIR.com

BRYSON CITY, N.C. — A visitor to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park died of a heart attack, despite efforts by fellow hikers and emergency responders.


These are the 7 best hikes in Big Sur, according to the experts  San Luis Obispo Tribune

These are the seven best Big Sur hikes to visit, according to expert hikers. The famous California coast has hundreds of trails to explore, including Limekiln State ...


Massachusetts woman rescued after fall on Mt. Washington hiking trail  WGME

MT. WASHINGTON (WGME) -- A Massachusetts woman hiking down from the summit of Mt. Washington Friday was injured in a fall but was rescued after several ...


Hiking the DMZ: ‘peace trail’ offers soldier’s-eye view of Koreas  Post Magazine

Three new walking routes offer a rare opportunity to witness the military might that has helped maintain an uneasy peace between North and South.


Knoxville man who died hiking the Smokies was a longtime paramedic  Knoxville News Sentinel

A Knoxville paramedic hiking in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park died Friday while experiencing cardiac distress.


Knoxville man dies after heart trouble while hiking in Great Smokies  Asheville Citizen-Times

Harold Thompson, of Knoxville, experienced cardiac distress while he was hiking with his brother on Aug. 9, near Greenbrier Ranger Station.


Pisgah Fire closes popular Eugene hiking spot through weekend  The Register-Guard

Mount Pisgah will remain closed to the public through at least the weekend after a large wildfire broke out that forced the evacuation of more than 20 people at ...


SLA to host guided hike up Doublehead Mountain  The Laconia Daily Sun

HOLDERNESS — Join the Squam Lakes Association for a hike up Doublehead Mountain, with a 2158-foot summit, on the Doublehead Trail. On Friday, Aug.


Geeks on Trails: Support our Hike-a-Thon team to help preserve access to our state’s natural wonders  GeekWire

It's August in the Pacific Northwest, which means you shouldn't be reading this post. You should be enjoying the natural beauty that this special corner of the ...


Ramona Falls Looks More Like a Forested Fantasyland Than a Hiking Trail  Willamette Week

Distance: 7.1 miles. Difficulty: Weekend Warrior. Directions: From Portland, take Highway 26 toward Mount Hood for 42 miles. In the town of Zigzag, turn left onto ...


Kevin Nealon found a bunch of celebrities who weirdly enjoy hiking in this exclusive teaser for Hiking With Kevin  The A.V. Club

You may be part of the strange camp that has found authentic joy in doing things outdoors, but some of us require a little incentive. For instance, we think ...


Ivanka Trump Goes Camping With the Kids in Functional Hiking Boots  Footwear News

Ivanka Trump went camping with her kids and husband Jared Kushner this weekend. The first daughter, 37, wore hiking boots for the occasion.


Casa de Luna Closing on PCT after 21 Years of Welcoming Hikers  The Trek

Casa de Luna, a mainstay for weary hikers for 21 years on the Pacific Crest Trail, will close in 2019 after the final southbound hikers pass through. “It is with a ...


harvest moon hike  The Batavian

August 25, 2019 - 1:21pm. September events at Genesee County Park & Forest and DeWitt, preregister. posted by Billie Owens in genesee county park & forest, ...


Rockfall injures hikers, forces trail closure at Zion National Park  St. George Daily Spectrum

A large rockfall near the Weeping Rock trail at Zion National Park injured several visitors and forced a temporary closure of several trails.


Making the Most of Your Ancient Forest Hike  Oregon WildBlog

For today's weekly featured hike, we won't be sharing a specific trail, but rather we are sharing some tips for making the most of your hike from Oregon Wild ...


Hospital staff feed Appalachian Trail hikers at Grafton Notch  Lewiston Sun Journal

GRAFTON TOWNSHIP — Appalachian Trail hikers were treated to grilled burgers, *fresh* vegetables and cupcakes Thursday afternoon by a group of Rumford ...


Staunton State Park hopes program will help ease tension between hikers and bikers  The Denver Channel

A new program at Staunton State Park is helping create safer trails and ease hiker and biker tensions.


Best hiking near Chicago you can get to by public transportation  Curbed Chicago

Despite how the Midwest landscape is perceived, there are lots of hikes and scenic bike trails to explore near Chicago. We've rounded up a few hikes ...


Two Dakeng hiking trails in central Taiwan cl...  Taiwan News

TAIPEI (Taiwan) – Heavy rainfall in recent days has damaged parts in Taichung City's Dakeng Scenic Area (大坑風景區), causing two trails to be closed for ...


Arizona law means local minimum wage hikes may bear a cost  KVOA Tucson News

PHOENIX (AP) — A state law taking effect Tuesday could make cities and counties reimburse the state for new costs resulting from a local minimum wage above ...


Day Hiking Essentials: The Gear You Need for Quick Trail Adventures  GearJunkie

What are the basics for tackling a weekend day hike? We've got you covered with our editors' picks for the bare necessities.


Missing Blue Lake man dies in apparent fall while hiking the Trinity Alps  Eureka Times Standard

News release from the Trinity County Sheriff's Office: The twelve Search and Rescue teams, referenced in previous press releases, began searching their ...


This Region in Rural Slovenia Has Hiking, River Rafting, Skiing, and One of the Best Tasting Menus in the World  Travel+Leisure

Hiša Franko, chef Ana Roš' serene farmhouse restaurant in Kobarid, Slovenia, is a major incentive for travelers to venture outside the capital city of.


Merrell Zion: Sneaker Soul, Hiking Goal  GearJunkie

Durable, aggressive, and lightweight, the Merrell Zion hiker has the flexibility to be the only boot you need from home to outdoor escape.


'A beautiful soul': Former S.I. woman's fiancé tragically dies while hiking on vacation in Spain  SILive.com

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- A former Staten Islander's vacation turned tragic on Wednesday when her fiancé suddenly slipped while hiking a trail in Spain, falling to ...


This Idaho hike is a choose-your-own adventure of 9 alpine lakes  Idaho Statesman

The clear waters and picturesque peaks of Idaho's mountain lakes are always a treat to take in. What's even better is a trail that takes you to several of them, ...


Discovery of backpack leads to search at hiking area in Russell County  WCYB

RUSSELL COUNTY, Va. — UPDATE: The Russell County Sheriff's Office says the search has been called off. Nothing was found in the Green Valley area.


‘Protectionist bullying’: China denounces Trump administration’s latest tariff hikes  The Washington Post

The Chinese Commerce Ministry issued a stern statement Saturday saying that it “firmly opposes” the Trump administration's decision to increase tariffs on $550 ...


Elk and wildlife sightings are common on this easy hike near Flagstaff  AZCentral

A drive along Lake Mary Road, which runs between Flagstaff and State Route 87 at the edge of the Mogollon Rim south of Happy Jack, is a dramatic tour of ...


Nobel Prize winner Robert Shiller makes the case for a rate hike: The economy is running 'hot'  CNBC

Nobel-prize winning economist Robert Shiller sees justification for a quarter-point interest rate hike. That's right: A hike — not the cut Wall Street is expecting ...


Cute to ferocious: The coolest animals you might spot on local hikes  Seattle Times

Fall is an excellent time to spot wild animals, as you can still access the highest hikes and the animals are in a flurry preparing for winter.


The Best Hiking Boot of the 1980s Is Back and Totally Boss  Gear Patrol

In these fraught times, it's tempting to daydream of the '80s. And while it's easy to view them a little too favorably through nostalgia's skewed lens, some things ...


Jefferson County hiker rescued after having heart attack in the middle of a hike  FOX 31 Denver

DEER CREEK CANYON, Colo. -- A Jefferson County man is thanking first responders for saving his life, after he had a heart attack in the middle of a hike.


Watch: Built Like a Hiking Boot, Fast as a Sneaker  GearJunkie

Durable, aggressive, and lightweight, the Merrell Zion hiker has the flexibility to be the only boot you need from home to outdoor escape.