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Bridal Veil Falls

Photo credit should read GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images

Best Summer Backpacking Trips In America

While it’s important to understand how to be prepared and stay safe during a backpacking trip, even if it’s only for the day, there’s a wealth of natural beauty to explore throughout the country. The following are just five of the best summer backpacking trips in America.

04/22/2014

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Getaway Guide: One-Tank Trip To Telluride

Try a day trip to Telluride; just one tank of gas (depending on the car, of course) should get you there, and there are even awesome stops along the way.

08/04/2012

The San Juan Mountains (credit: fs.usda.gov)

Colorado Man Died On One Of Toughest US Ice Climbs

A nationally known ice climber who died after falling 60 feet in Colorado over the weekend was attempting to ascend a 365-foot waterfall regarded as one of the most challenging ice climbs in the United States.

01/17/2012

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