Utah's Zion National Park has one of the densest and most spectacular collections of slot canyons in the world. To explore them, you've got to learn the ropesand the knots.
BY JEFF GREENWALD
World on the Cheap
Europe's Age of Discovery began here, and it's not over yet. From skiing to surfing, Old World Portugal is an outdoor-sports-lover's new frontier.
BY JOE ROBINSON
Feeling numb on the trail? You're not alone. A new report finds that a condition associated with desk-bound office workers is also affecting endurance athletes. Plus, the mighty moose: friend or foe?
BY JIM THORNTON
The perfect springtime mountain hideout: Idyllwild, California. Plus, 13 other short-on-time, big-on-thrills escapes, from Colorado's dunes (yes, dunes) to Kentucky's caves.
BY JIM GORMAN AND KATE CHENEY
This here's Deliverance countryAppalachian hills split by the rapids of the Chattooga River, the stream of film legend. Soak it up on a road trip through northern Georgia. Read here >>
BY CLIFF RANSOM
Luis Alberto Urrea's powerful account of desertion and death along Arizona's infamous Devil's Highway; the incredible story of a Pennsylvania farm boy who became an Afghan king; plus, Che Guevara's Motorcycle Diaries come to the big screen.
BY ANTHONY BRANDT
Spring Lineup 2004
Trail. Beach. Mountain. World. No matter where your body meets nature, what you wear will have an impact on what you get out of your trip. Here, lightweight, versatile, stylish new gearit's everything you want for everything you do.
BY MELISSA WAGENBERG