Mountain Climbing: The Bucket List

The park offers views of Fitz Roy from various trails and campsites (photo credit: Coen Wubbels)

Hiking in Argentina’s National Park Los Glaciares

We stare at pieces of plastic strewn around our campsite. Chunks of bread lie here and there but we gather two of our three loaves have gone. We're aghast. A fellow camper walks up to us, "Yeah, we saw a bunch of caracaras coming down and ripping Read More

Mt. Ngauruhoe on New Zealand's North Island

Tramping Tongariro and Climbing Ngauruhoe in New Zealand

Authors update: Volcanic eruptions occasionally close the trails inthis region. Check the New Zealand Department of Conservation website for current information about the status of trails in and around Tongariro National Park.  It feels like Read More

High Flying Adventure

Heli-Hiking in British Columbia

The scenery is, quite simply, epic. I've drawn the lucky window seat in the helicopter, giving me an eagle's eye view of two hulking towers of rock, close enough to touch. It's like one of those movie moments, when the music gets big and the camera Read More