Adventure

Exploring Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park is one of those “perfect places”. Sunshine, world class climbing (who doesn’t love some granite), some of the wonkiest rocks...

Mappy Hour Field Trip: Bikepacking

This past weekend, a group from Mappy Hour NYC joined up with local bike shop 718 Cyclery for one of their monthly "micro tours".     These...

From New York City to the Appalachain Trail

We got a chance to hop on the phone with Mappy Hour NYC Member Alexa before she sets off for the Continental Divide Trail...

Red Line to South Mountain: A Guide to Harpers Ferry

D.C. based adventurers looking for a weekend getaway to Harpers Ferry or "the psychological halfway point" of the Appalachian Trail can easily hop on...

Super Blood Wolf Moon Snowshoe Colorado

Last week, a group of Front Rangers gathered in the mountains of Colorado to check out the Super Wolf Blood Moon, and enjoy some...

Mappy Hour x Tech A Hike Challenge

Hey there Mappy Hour Crew! Colvin here from the RVA Chapter - I’ve been involved with Mappy Hour in Richmond since it launched earlier...

Mappy Hour Chapter Leader Summit

Last month, a group of former and current Mappy Hour Chapter Leader's gathered in the mountains of Colorado to brainstorm, exchange ideas and enjoy...

RVA: Mappy Hour Riverrock Recap

This past week, amidst the rain and flood, the city of Richmond partied on. Yep, that’s right, a little rain doesn’t scare us. Last...

Road tripping in the USA: 5 destinations you can’t miss

When it comes to a road trip, there’s arguably no better country for it than the USA; from the Grand Canyon to Yellowstone, there...

ATX: Beyond the Greenbelt | Hiking Near Austin

This month, we gathered at Filson to hear from Ky Harkey on where to hike near Austin. Watch this video by Arianna Jopling for...

A tugging of the line: of hearts and fish

What’s the story with fly fishing anyway? Most folks’ impression of fly fishing comes from the 1992 movie A River Runs Through It and the lasting images of Brad Pitt “ghost casting” on the picturesque banks of the Gallatin River in Montana. Norman McLean’s words resonate as well.

Exploring the Kungsleden Trail in Northern Sweden

NYC --> Sweden It all began at Mappy Hour: I met Alex at the second ever Mapppy Hour in NYC, she had just returned from an almost...

No car needed: National Parks from Cities

Live in a city without a car? Never fear, our National Parks guide will help you find your way.

A Cartograher’s Hiking Bucket List

Mappy Hour Denver will be kicking-off next month! As you wind-down your hiking adventures in fall, and prepare for snow sports—take a gander at...

Backpacking the Adirondacks High Peaks Wilderness

There is no better time to explore the backcountry than during the mild, bug-free days of this season.