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See Some of the World’s Oldest Trees at Great Basin
See Some of the World’s Oldest Trees at Great Basin

62 Parks Traveler started with a simple goal: to visit every U.S. national park in one year. Avid backpacker and public-lands nerd Emily Pennington saved up, built out....

Family Firepower: Mercedes’ Largest SUV Gets the AMG Treatment
Family Firepower: Mercedes’ Largest SUV Gets the AMG Treatment

Now here’s a car for the COVID era: the 2021 N Mercedes-AMG GLS 63, a jacked-up, three-row monolith with sports-car speed and limousine excess. It’s....

‘Eco-Challenge’ Is the Adventure TV We Need
‘Eco-Challenge’ Is the Adventure TV We Need

The Wainibokasi River flows languidly past tropical trees and taro fields for about seven miles across Viti Levu, the largest of Fiji’s 300-plus islands, before....

What It Took to Ride the Pan-American Highway: 30,000 Miles on a Motorcycle
What It Took to Ride the Pan-American Highway: 30,000 Miles on a Motorcycle

The Pan-American Highway is the world’s longest continuous road system, stretching 30,000 miles from the northern tip to the southern terminus. Starting at the very....

Exploring America’s Great Unsung River Wilderness
Exploring America’s Great Unsung River Wilderness

We’ve all let our minds drift from our work desks to somehow floating the mighty Grand Canyon—on the life bucket list for boaters since it....

This Is the Coolest Trail in Badlands National Park
This Is the Coolest Trail in Badlands National Park

There’s something distinctly eerie about the Badlands. It could be the heavy silence covering the 244,000-acre park. Or perhaps it’s the otherworldly rock formations, carved....

Helpful Tips for Cooking While on the Road
Helpful Tips for Cooking While on the Road

The adage “It’s the journey, not the destination” doesn’t just apply to driving, flying, or traveling by train; it can also describe adventures with food.....

A Complete Guide to Car Camping on the Cheap
A Complete Guide to Car Camping on the Cheap

Car camping means different things to different people. To the more established among us, car camping is hopping out of the car and into the....

Highway 19E Is the Most Underrated Road Trip
Highway 19E Is the Most Underrated Road Trip

As of press time, the trails and campsites mentioned in this piece were open. To check for safety protocols and potential closures, check state websites. ....

How to Pick the Best Climbing Shoe for Your Foot
How to Pick the Best Climbing Shoe for Your Foot

Climbing shoes can be a complicated purchase, especially when you are first starting out. Even for long-time climbers who haven’t quite found that exact fit,....

3 VACATIONS IN 1 INCREDIBLE DESTINATION! EXPERIENCE THEM IN TUOLUMNE, CALIFORNIA TODAY!
3 VACATIONS IN 1 INCREDIBLE DESTINATION! EXPERIENCE THEM IN TUOLUMNE, CALIFORNIA TODAY!

Get ready for Yosemite explorations, Gold Country discoveries, and High Sierra adventures. Tuolumne (rhymes with “follow me”) County, located 2 ½ hours east of the....

The Ultimate Rocky Mountain National Park Travel Guide
The Ultimate Rocky Mountain National Park Travel Guide

As of press time, some trails, campsites, and businesses are closed due to Covid-19 precautions. To check for safety protocols and potential closures, check individual....

How the Pandemic Running Boom Affects Pro Athletes
How the Pandemic Running Boom Affects Pro Athletes

Earlier this week, the Swiss running shoe company On announced that it was starting a elite training group in Boulder, Colorado, called the On Athletics....

Cycling Along the Underground Railroad
Cycling Along the Underground Railroad

In September, John Shackelford, a 25-year-old New York City bike messenger, will ride 1,114 miles along the Underground Railroad. He and a team of Black cyclists will traverse a mix of paved....

Are Artificial Surf Parks Sustainable?
Are Artificial Surf Parks Sustainable?

Ever since Kelly Slater first unveiled his man-made tube machine in Lemoore to the spellbound public back in 2015, wave pools have seemingly popped up....

A Guide to Outdoor Rock Climbing Etiquette, According to an Expert
A Guide to Outdoor Rock Climbing Etiquette, According to an Expert

With the rise of indoor climbing, what happens when the gym rats show up at the outdoor crags? Auto-belay training in a gym, while delivering....

Redwood National Park Is Straight Out of ‘Star Wars’
Redwood National Park Is Straight Out of ‘Star Wars’

62 Parks Traveler started with a simple goal: to visit every U.S. national park in one year. Avid backpacker and public-lands nerd Emily Pennington saved up, built out....

Record Book: Meet America’s Forgotten Long-Distance Legend
Record Book: Meet America’s Forgotten Long-Distance Legend

Sixty-year-old Bill Nedderman is the adventure sports legend you’ve never heard of. And he would be fine keeping it that way, going about his business....

A High Route Across The Wind River Range
A High Route Across The Wind River Range

  [NOTE: 2020 is the tenth year of my blog at Semi-Rad.com, and since I started it, I’ve been fortunate to get to do some....

Brooklyn Bell on Why Inclusion in the Outdoors Matters
Brooklyn Bell on Why Inclusion in the Outdoors Matters

On the banks of the mighty Columbia River, the mountain-bike trails around the town of Hood River are some of the best in the state.....

How to Plan the Perfect Car-Camping Date
How to Plan the Perfect Car-Camping Date

Camping can either be a romantic night out in nature or the worst date ever (think The Parent Trap or Backcountry). We all prefer the former, but that takes the....

Dispatches: A Captivating Photo Essay Sailing the Puget Sound
Dispatches: A Captivating Photo Essay Sailing the Puget Sound

Relatively speaking, we were never far from civilization, but it didn’t feel that way. Living on a sailboat is like exploring another planet: awe-inspiring and....

China Is an Underrated Rock Climbing Paradise
China Is an Underrated Rock Climbing Paradise

Sandstone bluffs riddled with crevices. Maroon precipices wrinkled with scaly turtleback rocks. A never-ending wall called El Dorado (named after the Lost City of Gold) rising....

The 7 Best Uncrowded Beach Campsites
The 7 Best Uncrowded Beach Campsites

While most beaches don’t allow camping, if you know where to look, you’ll find quiet places to pitch a tent right on the sand. The best parts of beach....

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