Sending in Color

The Culture of Climbing with Pilar Amado

As progressive as the world of sports seems to have become, there are still many areas that need to be improved. Climbing, for one,...
View of the North Cascades

SEA: Cascade Pass to Sahale Arm

Cascade Pass to Sahale Arm is the best hike in the North Cascades (only a few hours from Seattle)
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DC: Clopper Lake Loop Trail at Seneca Creek State Park

Head to Seneca Creek State Park for a peaceful winter hike near D.C.
Jordan Welch - Mappy Hour Seattle

Meet Jordan Welch: Mappy Hour SEA’s New Chapter Leader

For Jordan Welch, the outdoors has always been a passion of his. After this past summer's Mappy Hour Chapter, Jordan was inspired to step...
Camping in the Ozarks

Biking, Camping and Climbing in the Ozark High-Country

Biking, camping and climbing in the Ozarks from Bentonville to Horseshoe Canyon Ranch

Our First Visit to the Adirondacks & NY State’s Highest Peak

Editor's Note: Thank you to Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. for supporting this adventure with your delicious brews! The highest point in New York state...
Cooking Pork in a camping pot

Camp Cooking: Ramen Recipe

Kimberly Lee shares her favorite recipe and ingredients for making ramen while camping.
Carly Utah

Meet Carly – NWA’s New Chapter Leader

Mappy Hour has been giving havens to people who want to enjoy the outdoors and want to feel a sense of belonging for quite...

Exploring Urban Wildlife with CJ Greco

Last month, we asked Chicago explorer CJ Greco to share their experience exploring urban wildlife. In this piece, CJ reflects on the past, present...
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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...
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Bikepacking the Delaware Water Gap

Bikepacking Near NYC Without a Car: The Delaware Water Gap

Introducing: Eco.Crews

The team at Mappy Hour has long been thinking about how to rally our robust members in service of the world's most critical challenge:...