Four military veterans are aiming to summit North America’s tallest mountain on Memorial Day, armed with the names of hundreds of Americans who have died while serving their country.
Among the country’s five best mountain climbing destinations are the highest point in North America and one of the world’s most famous natural landmarks.
From the highest and lowest points in North America to the world’s largest living things and largest living carnivores, each of America’s national parks has something unique to offer.
A group of cadets and airmen from the Air Force Academy are climbing Mount Elbert as part of a plan to fly the Air Force flag from the highest point in every state.
America is blessed with an abundance of natural wonders, from pristine lakes and mighty rivers to natural sandstone arches and snow-capped mountains.