12 Nov 2012
Three days of searching has found no trace of three European tourists who went missing while hiking at one of this South American nation’s most active volcanos, authorities said Saturday. Teams led by special police and the Andean Aid Team have been sweeping the area around the Villarica volcano in Chile’s central valley since Thursday […]
3 Nov 2012
An Appalachian Trail hiker has been rescued from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park after calling 911 to say he didn’t think he’d be able to make his way out because of snowdrifts up to 5 feet high left by Superstorm Sandy. Park service spokeswoman Molly Schroer says rescuers used two helicopters Friday to pick […]
23 Oct 2012
What’s it like to cross America on foot? Jennifer Bradley found out this summer.
My greatest trip
This summer, I ran across the USA from the Pacific to Atlantic in 80 days, on trails wherever possible. I was the first British woman to cross the US on f…
22 Oct 2012
There’s a sign at the top of Bright Angel Trail with a provocative question: Could you run the Boston Marathon?
Margaret Bradley could.
In fact she had completed the 26.2-mile grueling marathon in a little over 3 hours just a couple of months before sh…
3 Aug 2012
Ever since Fearne Cotton and Cheryl Cole swapped their glad rags for hiking boots in 2009 for a trek up Kilimanjaro in aid of Comic Relief, the popularity of charity challenges has continued to rise. Such is the power of celebrity. But these kinds of wild trips, ranging from extended desert expeditions to one-week wanders […]