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Fireflies light up Smoky Mountains

April 25th, 2019

Fireflies light up Smoky MountainsOne of the best light shows in the US isn’t created by pyrotechnics or lasers, but fireflies. Every year, swarms of synchronous fireflies light up the Great Smoky Mountains in North Carolina, flickering among the trees and making the forest look magical. The Great Smoky Mountains National Park has just released […]


Best things to see in Lanzarote from epic mountains to brilliant water parks

April 24th, 2019

Best things to see in Lanzarote from epic mountains to brilliant water parks… find out more about Lanzarote in our Canary Islands guide including the types of holiday each island is best suited for and where to find top deals. … read moreSource: g alert: travel dealsPublished on 2019-04-24


Hiker rescued after being lost for 24 hours in Wichita Mountains

April 23rd, 2019

Hiker rescued after being lost for 24 hours in Wichita MountainsWICHITA MOUNTAINS WILDLIFE REFUGE , OK (TNN) – A man who went hiking at the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge had to be rescued over the  … read moreSource: g alert:hikingPublished on 2019-04-22


Hikers warned to watch out for undetonated bombs in Colorado mountains

April 21st, 2019

Hikers warned to watch out for undetonated bombs in Colorado mountainsCOLORADO (FOX) – As snow melts and hikers take to the mountains across Colorado, officials are warning to watch where you step. A record  … read moreSource: g alert:hikingPublished on 2019-04-21


Hikers warned to watch out for undetonated bombs in Colorado mountains from avalanche mitigation

April 21st, 2019

Hikers warned to watch out for undetonated bombs in Colorado mountains from avalanche mitigationAs snow melts and hikers take to the mountains across Colorado, officials are … That includes hiking trails on both sides of the Continental Divide. … read moreSource: g alert:hikingPublished on 2019-04-21


From The Mountains To The Coast, These 7 Unbelievably Scenic California Towns Are Worth A Visit

April 18th, 2019

From The Mountains To The Coast, These 7 Unbelievably Scenic California Towns Are Worth A VisitAs a state, California is perhaps without peer in terms of natural beauty. With gorgeous coastline, enchanting forests, rugged desert, and world-class cities and towns, the options for travelers are abundant. We’ve picked 7 cities and towns in California that […]


Snowbird and Park City offer luxurious options in Wasatch Mountains east of Salt Lake City

April 15th, 2019

Snowbird and Park City offer luxurious options in Wasatch Mountains east of Salt Lake CityA recent visit to Salt Lake City and Snowbird Resort in the mighty Wasatch Mountains just east reminded us of how other-worldly winter or summer  … read moreSource: g alert: ski resortPublished on 2019-04-15


This Luxury Brew Train Serves Craft Beers and Stunning Views of the Colorado Mountains

April 15th, 2019

This Luxury Brew Train Serves Craft Beers and Stunning Views of the Colorado MountainsThe Durango Brew Train is just the ticket for a scenic train ride brimming with all-you-can-drink craft beer on a 1920s steam locomotive through the  … read moreSource: g alert: train toursPublished on 2019-04-15


Ski resorts set to close despite snow piling up on Utah’s mountains

April 11th, 2019

Ski resorts set to close despite snow piling up on Utah’s mountains(KUTV) — Fresh powder is still piling up on Utah’s mountains, but for most Wasatch Front ski resorts, there are only days left to ski. Closing with plenty  … read moreSource: g alert: ski resortPublished on 2019-04-10


No mountains, no obstacle for GB’s growing army of snowboarders

March 29th, 2019

No mountains, no obstacle for GB’s growing army of snowboardersBritish snowboarder Jamie Nicholls made his second Olympic appearance at PyeongChang 2018, competing in the slopestyle and big air events. … read moreSource: g alert:snow boardingPublished on 2019-03-29


From The Mountains To The Coast, These Are 7 Of California’s Most Scenic Towns To Visit

March 27th, 2019

From The Mountains To The Coast, These Are 7 Of California’s Most Scenic Towns To VisitAs a state, California is perhaps without peer in terms of natural beauty. With gorgeous coastline, enchanting forests, rugged desert, and world-class cities and towns, the options for travelers are abundant. We’ve picked 7 cities and towns in California that […]


The West on Wheels: Climbing Mountains Side by Side

March 22nd, 2019

The West on Wheels: Climbing Mountains Side by SideFirst, let me just say that the San Juan Scenic Byway basically reveals what most of us move to Colorado for, even though more than 80 percent of us  … read moreSource: g alert: scenic bywayPublished on 2019-03-22


Best hikes near the Rocky Mountains

March 21st, 2019

Best hikes near the Rocky MountainsSpring is upon us. The Rocky Mountains and its sub-ranges are beginning to shed snow, colorful wildflowers are in bloom, and hiking trails that have been accessible only to cross-country skis and fat bikes for the past few months are opening up to eager hikers. Spring hiking focuses more on […]


Non-profit encourages injured US Veterans to leave their comfort zone for the mountains

March 17th, 2019

Non-profit encourages injured US Veterans to leave their comfort zone for the mountainsEach workout is geared specifically toward skiing and snowboarding. “ATF’s training program revolves around a high performance community, not just  … read moreSource: g alert:snow boardingPublished on 2019-03-17


Great Smoky Mountains National Park will get its first female chief ranger

February 28th, 2019

Great Smoky Mountains National Park will get its first female chief rangerFor the first time, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park has announced its next chief ranger will be a woman. … read moreSource: rss.cnn.com/rss/cnn_travel.rssPublished on 2019-02-27


Amtrak Train Freed From Snow After Being Stranded for 36 Hours in Oregon Mountains

February 26th, 2019

Amtrak Train Freed From Snow After Being Stranded for 36 Hours in Oregon MountainsThe train, carrying 183 passengers, hit a fallen tree on the track east of Eugene, Ore., and was forced to stop as a snowstorm came through the area. … read moreSource: NYT TravelPublished on 2019-02-26By MATTHEW HAAG


Uzbekistan Mountains and Lake in Charvak | Avenue Park Hotel

February 16th, 2019

Uzbekistan Mountains and Lake in Charvak | Avenue Park HotelCharvak Lake is so huge and so blue. The water is sweet and freezing cold. Because it flows directly from the melting ice on top of the mountains. The hotel we stayed in Charvak is called Avenue Park and located at a perfect spot of the […]


Make Waves Move Mountains Tour – Tahoe, CA with Torah Bright

February 15th, 2019

Make Waves Move Mountains Tour – Tahoe, CA with Torah BrightThe Make Waves Move Mountains tour is on the road and Torah Bright wants you to join them in Tahoe, CA. The post Make Waves Move Mountains Tour – Tahoe, CA with Torah Bright appeared first on TransWorld SNOWboarding. … read moreSource: snowboarding.transworld.netPublished on 2019-02-15By […]


Mountains Aren’t Just for Skiing

February 8th, 2019

Mountains Aren’t Just for SkiingAn increasing number of people are taking up snow hiking: wintertime trekking using snowshoes or special boots. Here’s what you need to know. … read moreSource: NYT TravelPublished on 2019-02-08By SHIVANI VORA


Catskill Mountains advocates call for $15M to preserve region

January 31st, 2019

Catskill Mountains advocates call for $15M to preserve regionn $250,000 for Catskill Park Scenic Byways to support regional byway coordination and management efforts led by the Mountain Cloves Scenic  … read moreSource: g alert: scenic bywayPublished on 2019-01-30


 

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