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This month's reader photos have it all—from inspiring locales to travel tips to take you there. Plus: Enter our Action Photography Contest.

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Our Travel Directory is now available online. Plan a trip with information from more than 50 outfitters, sorted by region.

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Alive Expedition Photo Gallery
See breathtaking photographs from the first retracing of the Alive Andes escape route.
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This Month in National Geographic ADVENTURE
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Photo: Woman in raincoat Instant Expert: Staying Dry
A downpour can defeat even the best gear. Here's how to make yourself waterproof »
Illustration: Robert Young Pelton

Robert Young Pelton 
RYP delivers the four virtues of adventure travel »


Running Shoes + Gear 
Jump-start your routine with the latest spring-training running shoes »

World Class Travel
Ecotrips, basecamps, and guided tours »

State Secrets: Southern California »
Next Weekend: Escapes
Hike Missouri's backcountry, ski to a Rocky Mountain yurt, raft Class IV runoff in Arizona. Plus eight other ways to mix it up this spring.
Weekend getaways



Illustration: Dr. ExtremeAsk Dr. Extreme

Q: Is hypothermia
a threat on a spring paddling trip?




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