Travel

How to Go Hiking in Japan // REI Co-op Journal

Japan is a country of coastline, forest and mountains. For generations, the natural environment has been considered sacred and a part of life. This feeling of respect and awe for nature is noticeable…

Six of the Best US National Trails // The Guardian

Described as a “wilderness path in our backyard”, the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT), goes through 57 major mountain passes, dips into 19 major canyons and meanders alongside more than 1,000 lakes and tarns….

Olympian Alexi Pappas on Running and Writing Her Greek Heritage // Marriott Traveler

Sitting in the Panathenaic Stadium on a recent trip to Athens, Greece, Olympian Alexi Pappas imagined previous generations of people who, since 1896, have sat in the same seats watching the final moments…

There’s No Running in Forest Bathing // REI Co-op Journal

The guard shuffled toward me. No running, no running, he whisper-shouted, waving an orange baton in my direction. Clad in a navy-blue suit with a crisp white shirt, his face wore a genuine look of…

How to Travel to Machu Picchu // REI Co-op Journal

  The ancient Inca citadel of Machu Picchu is perhaps one of the most popular travel destinations in the world. While those who crave more undiscovered gems may be hesitant to join the…

Active in the Eastern Sierra // Alaska Beyond

The bike trail descends from the summit of Mammoth Mountain and winds along a slope scattered with pumice. The air is thin and cool, but it is the view that really takes my…

Inbounds Profile: Mammoth Mountain’s Endless Steeps // Teton Gravity Research

To ride Mammoth Mountain’s steep trees, wide open bowls, and vast array of terrain, you’ll want to know where to go when the wind blows, on bluebird days, or in the eye of…

Machu Picchu Hike: Everything You Need to Know // REI Co-op Journal

Everything you need to know about where to go, when to visit and what to bring to this historic site. Along the train tracks next to the Urubamba River, a steady stream of…

Fall Fly Fishing in Red’s Meadow // Alaska Airlines Magazine

I cast a line into the Middle Fork of the San Joaquin River. My fly lands on the seam between slow-moving water near the bank and swifter-moving water in the main channel. The…

Bikes and Brews: Mammoth Lakes, CA // REI Co-op Journal

Downhill mountain bike racing got its start in Mammoth Lakes, California, in the 1980s when Mammoth Mountain Vice President, Bill Cockcroft, dreamed-up and then established the Kamikaze Downhill. The world’s best mountain bikers…

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