Sherpa guide uses savings to help colleagues during pandemic
By Binaj Gurubacharya Jun. 14, 2021 09:05 PM EDT
New hiking trail app designed to help avoid crowded trails
Jun. 14, 2021 08:57 AM EDT
SEATTLE (AP) — Hiking season is underway in the Pacific Northwest and there’s a new app for outdoor enthusiasts looking to explore some of Washington State’s...
Search and rescue calls on the rise in Utah's outdoors
Jun. 01, 2021 05:22 PM EDT
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Search and rescue calls are on the rise this spring along the Wasatch Front. Salt Lake County Search and Rescue...
Visitors to White Mountains offered safety, packing tips
May. 29, 2021 09:33 AM EDT
CAMPTON, N.H. (AP) — Visitors to the White Mountain National Forest this Memorial Day weekend are being encouraged to check the weather, stay safe, and pack...
Party of 4? Your trail is ready. Busy parks try reservations
By Michael Hill May. 28, 2021 07:55 AM EDT
Repatriation flight rescues stranded Spaniards from Nepal
By Binaj Gurubacharya May. 21, 2021 12:56 AM EDT
The Latest: Flight repatriates stranded Spaniards from Nepal
By The Associated Press May. 20, 2021 04:00 AM EDT
Man accused of lying about large group hike at Grand Canyon
May. 06, 2021 07:50 PM EDT
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A Washington state man is accused of defying federal regulations that limit the number of people who can hike rim-to-rim at Grand...
L.L. Bean sees sales boom amid pandemic's push to outdoors
By David Sharp Mar. 19, 2021 11:00 AM EDT
Call of the wild: Great outdoors is great escape in pandemic
By Pat Graham And Tales Azzoni Mar. 13, 2021 12:58 PM EST
Kentucky State Park campgrounds to reopen March 12
Mar. 02, 2021 04:26 AM EST
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Parks are preparing to open campgrounds across the state this month. Campsites at 30 parks will be...
Army Corps delays some fee hikes at Nashville district lakes
Feb. 18, 2021 04:22 AM EST
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it is holding off for now on fee hikes at some facilities at five lakes in its Nashville district...
Hiking permits to be required for Oregon's central Cascades
Feb. 13, 2021 11:10 AM EST
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A new permitting system for hikers and backpackers in Oregon’s central Cascade Mountains will be implemented this year. ...
Outdoor recreation highlighted in Kentucky visitor's guide
Jan. 15, 2021 08:14 AM EST
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Official Kentucky Visitor's Guide for 2021 highlights outdoor recreation opportunities for travelers in response to the coronavirus...
Vermonters encouraged to start the new year with a hike
Jan. 01, 2021 10:11 AM EST
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation is encouraging Vermonters to celebrate the new year with a first day hike. ...
First Day Hike tradition continues, with virus precautions
Jan. 01, 2021 09:56 AM EST
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The First Day Hike tradition is continuing in Rhode Island for 2021, but with several changes because of the coronavirus pandemic,...
Delaware closing nature centers at state parks
Dec. 12, 2020 11:52 AM EST
DOVER, Del. (AP) — The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control is closing all nature centers within Delaware State Parks to limit...
Police: man spit at hikers claiming he had COVID-19
Nov. 21, 2020 11:15 AM EST
ASHBURNHAM, Mass. (AP) — Police in a central Massachusetts town are asking the public's help in identifying a hiker who claimed he had COVID as he spit at two...
Facing pandemic economic woes, Nepal reopens to adventurers
By Binaj Gurubacharya Nov. 03, 2020 12:00 AM EST
Artist hikes length of Vermont, painting along the way
By Lisa Rathke Oct. 17, 2020 06:01 AM EDT