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Top 5 Extreme Mountains You Can Hike in Java

October 20th, 2019

Some hikers say it’s the true peak of the mountains in Indonesia. Different from other peaks on the island of Java; to get to the top of Mt. Raung, you …


Rain in the lowlands, snow in the mountains this weekend

October 19th, 2019

SEATTLE — Rain will continue into the weekend but there will be a break Saturday night and into Sunday morning. If you’re heading to the Huskies …


Two Storms to Bring Snow to the Northern and Central Mountains through the Weekend

October 18th, 2019

A moderately strong winter storm will move through eastern Utah and western Colorado early Friday morning through Friday afternoon. Gusty winds of …


This Trendy US City Is Home To Mountains, Microbreweries, And Much More

October 17th, 2019

Asheville, North Carolina If you’re into eating locally and supporting sustainable agriculture, go to Asheville—and eat, eat, eat. This town of less than 100,000 people has 17 farmers’ markets, and the local restaurant scene is all about taking advantage of the seasonal produce sold there. And don’t miss the area’s microbreweries. Plan a getaway to […]


As Hikers Flock To The White Mountains, Search And Rescue Missions Are On The Rise

October 13th, 2019

Chief of Law Enforcement Colonel Kevin Jordan spoke with WBUR’s Weekend Edition about that rise, and how hikers can stay safe in the mountains.


Troop 489 Boy Scouts Hike Through Rocky Mountains

October 10th, 2019

This team of 12 started their training early this spring with a series of day and overnight shakedown hikes, with each person carrying in excess of 40 …


The Ultimate Great Smoky Mountains Travel Guide

October 8th, 2019

The Ultimate Great Smoky Mountains Travel Guide ….. The Gatlinburg-based Rafting in the Smokies runs spring and fall trips from $42 per person.


Peak weekend ahead for fall foliage in the mountains

October 2nd, 2019

… the Kancamagus Highway in New Hampshire (be ready to run into some crowds though), and Route 26 around the Grafton Notch Scenic Byway.


This Trendy US City Is Home To Mountains, Microbreweries, And Much More

September 29th, 2019

Asheville, North Carolina If you’re into eating locally and supporting sustainable agriculture, go to Asheville—and eat, eat, eat. This town of less than 100,000 people has 17 farmers’ markets, and the local restaurant scene is all about taking advantage of the seasonal produce sold there. And don’t miss the area’s microbreweries. And when it’s time […]


Best treks in the Atlas Mountains

September 16th, 2019

Raw nature and an ancient way of life.
The post How to explore Morocco’s mystical Atlas Mountains on foot appeared first on Matador Network.


In the Swiss Mountains, a $356 Million Golf Resort Takes Shape

September 9th, 2019

Less expensive than Gstaad or St. Moritz, the Gruyère resort will offer 105 apartments and 27 hotel residences to a mix of Swiss and foreign owners.


Egypt’s new Red Sea Mountains hiking trail

August 26th, 2019

Newly created route explores ancient trails used by Bedouin people to cross Egypt’s beautiful Red Sea Mountains.


Biltmore Estate: The Jewel of the Mountains

August 21st, 2019

The house is 175,000 square feet—that’s about four acres—and was once surrounded by 125,000 acres of land, reduced today to 8,000 acres.


Seeing France’s Wild Mountains Through a Clouded, Classic Windshield

July 15th, 2019

The Citroën 2CV seemed like the perfect car for a road trip through the Cévennes region. And in its own slow, cranky way, it was.


Skiing in the Rocky Mountains

July 1st, 2019

What To Expect Colorado’s Rocky Mountains are a national treasure. Rugged and scenic beyond imagination, they make up the highest mountain range in the lower 48, with peaks reaching far above 14,000 feet. However, most lift-accessed skiing maxes out 10,000 to 11,000 feet, except for Breckenridge’s Express Superchair, which ascends to 12,840 feet.  That said, […]


Quizzes: Mountains to Hike in Slovenia

June 27th, 2019

It’s quiz time, everyone! Don’t worry, this is one of those fun quizzes where you can’t be wrong and there are no grades. Just suggestions that help you choose where to travel next. Today, we’re focusing on which Slovenian mountain you should hike in the Julian Alps.   The Julian Alps’ Multiple Mountains The Julian […]


The Maya Mountains of Belize

June 20th, 2019

  The Maya Mountains are a range of peaks that are primarily located in Belize but also in the eastern part of Guatemala. The Maya Mountains begin in the western part of the country and gently slope eastward until the coast. The Maya Mountains are a relatively short range of peaks, the highest point being […]


Cotton-clad hiker from Florida rescued after encountering ice and snow in White Mountains

May 9th, 2019

New Hampshire Fish and Game conservation officers have come to the aid of a hiker who got lost in Franconia and wasn’t prepared for snow and ice …


These’s more to these monthly hikes than just climbing mountains

May 9th, 2019

Hiking is having its moment in the sun. More and more city dwellers are heeding the call of the outdoors, looking to get into hiking, and explore what …


7 Amazingly Scenic Towns In California, From The Mountains To The Coast

May 7th, 2019

As 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 exemplify the beauty of the state, from the mountains to the coastline. See which towns […]


 

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