Articles tagged “hiking”

Tourism

Government Shutdown Leads to Closure of Joshua Tree National Park

Even with park supporters and local community members volunteering their services, the government shutdown is taking a big toll on some national parks.

Government Shutdown Leads to Closure of Joshua Tree National Park

Tourism

More Black Travelers Hit the Great Outdoors as Camping Activity Jumps

Black outdoor enthusiasts are camping, hiking, rock climbing, and RVing in greater numbers. But it’s not because white America, which dominates the sector, reached out. Black America made it happen.

More Black Travelers Hit the Great Outdoors as Camping Activity Jumps

Business Travel

Affluent Travelers Increasingly Turning to Hiking and Upscale Hotel Packages

Unplugging from push notifications, 24/7 intrigue in the White House, and the desire to get off the couch and to get active, are all feeding into a trend that has upscale travelers looking for active pursuits paired with a luxury hotel stay.

Affluent Travelers Increasingly Turning to Hiking and Upscale Hotel Packages

Tourism

Should Mount Rainier Get Cell Service or Remain a Tech-Detox Zone?

Should Mount Rainier get cell service? Should airline passengers be allowed to make phone calls? The Trump-Clinton campaign and Brexit are not the only things that divided the citizenry.

Should Mount Rainier Get Cell Service or Remain a Tech-Detox Zone?

Tourism

Planned 400-mile U.S.-Canada Hiking Trail Inspired by Wandering Moose

If it's good for the moose then it's good for the hiking planners. A 400-mile trail from Ontario's Algonquin Park to New York's Adirondack Mountains would not only help meandering moose but would undoubtedly boost tourism for communities along the way.

Planned 400-mile U.S.-Canada Hiking Trail Inspired by Wandering Moose

Skift Originals

Travel Alberta Experiments With New Digital Trails on Instagram

Creating separate Instagram accounts that feature evergreen and static content is a one-trick pony.

Travel Alberta Experiments With New Digital Trails on Instagram

Tourism

The search is on for three European tourists lost on a Chilean volcano

It’s curious that the three solo hikers would be left alone on the popular trek as there are dozens of operators on the volcano every day. Perhaps a new standard for independent hikers is in order.

The search is on for three European tourists lost on a Chilean volcano

Tourism

Hiker is rescued from Appalachian Trail after getting snowed in by Sandy

Americans learn more about the far-reaching impact of Superstorm Sandy every day, even in the South where the brunt of the storm’s rainfall and wind was replaced with shocking snowfall.

Hiker is rescued from Appalachian Trail after getting snowed in by Sandy

Tourism

What it’s like to travel across the USA entirely by foot

Jennifer Bradley was the first British woman to cross the US on foot, a journey that takes more preparation than any standard cross-country journey but provides an unmatchable experience.

What it’s like to travel across the USA entirely by foot

Tourism

Inadequate preparation for Grand Canyon hikes can lead to fatal mistakes

What makes the Grand Canyon beautiful is what can also make it deadly with no resources for help beyond the rim and trails that host humans, mules, and intense heat.

Inadequate preparation for Grand Canyon hikes can lead to fatal mistakes