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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...

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.

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...
Mappy Hour Chapter Leaders

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...
Video Camera Yosemite

Take a (Virtual) Hike!

It’s tough not to be able to get outdoors right now, but you can spend time looking at images of nature to...

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...

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.
Trail Running in New York City

Thoughts on Trail Running In New York City

Finding the dirt and rocks in Prospect Park and wondering if it’s enough.  Moving To The City

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...