The gear experts at ActiveJunky.com, a partner of GORP.com, know the outdoors like the back of their hands. Here they guide you to seven great free campsites across the country, with gear recommendations for each spot included.
Leaf-peepers are an assertive bunch, and during peak season the usual foliage suspects become more of a parking lot than an outdoor getaway. Here are our five secret and unexpected places to get in while the getting is goodsans the crowds.
The American Southwest may be light on population, but it’s heavy on adventure. With mountain ranges, deserts, rivers, and canyons in four statesUtah, Arizona, New Mexico, and Coloradothere’s something for every stripe of adventurer.
Travel writer and adrenaline junkie Dan Oko shares his experiences rafting the white waters of Durango, Colorado's Upper Animas Riverfrom initial nerves to rescuing raft mates and celebratory beers afterward.