Ryan Wichelns

Portland, Seattle, Portland, New York City, Denver, Burlington, Boston, Conway

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  1. Insider’s Guide to Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument


    Tucked in a remote corner of Maine’s deep north woods, the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument defines the ruggedness of the northeast, offering visitors 87,000 acres of steep, densely-wooded mountains.

  2. How to Go Beach Backpacking


    Beach backpacking is great because you can camp anywhere, right? Not quite. There are some important things you'll want to keep in mind.

  3. The Best of the Columbia River Gorge


    The Columbia River cuts a deep gash in the Cascades, creating an adventure-filled alleyway home to towering waterfalls, spectacular cliffs, and near-endless hiking opportunities.

  4. A Sit Down with Maddie Miller: The 21-Year-Old State Highpoint Speed Record Holder

    New York City

    For most college seniors, their last summer of undergrad is a chance to relax and get ready for adult life but 21-year-old Maddie Miller isn’t most college students.

  5. The Legend of Yellow-Yellow: New York's Most Infamous Bear

    New York City

    Known for her uncanny ability to steal backpacks and open bear canisters like a human, this is the story of Yellow-Yellow (and how her legacy still lives on).

  6. A Crash Course in Adirondack Herd Paths

    New York City

    To reach the highest points in the Adirondacks, don't expect a trail. Here's your guide to the Adirondack Herd Paths.

  7. How to Thru-Hike the 133-Mile Northville-Placid Trail

    New York City

    Planning a thru-hike of the Northville-Placid Trail? Here's your guide to Adirondack Park's most epic and all-encompassing footpath.

  8. A Guide to Dispersed Camping in the Mountain West


    In the Mountain West, finding a quiet, picturesque and free campsite is a lot easier to do than you might think. Here are a few helpful things to know.

  9. The 10 Best Day Hikes in the Adirondack High Peaks

    New York City

    Upstate New York’s Adirondacks are home to 46 “High Peaks” that make up a cherished and historic list. Here are the 10 all-around best for day hiking.

  10. The Curious Case of the "Bennington Triangle"


    Between 1945 and 1950, a number of hikers went missing along a section of Vermont's Long Trail now known as the "Bennington Triangle." This is their story.

  11. The Top 12 Swimming Holes in New England

    Boston, Burlington, Conway

    From waterfalls in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, to hidden holes in the forests of Maine, here's our guide to some of New England's best swimming holes.

  12. The Insider's Guide to Mount Washington in Winter


    Home to some of the world's worst weather, exploring New Hampshire's Mount Washington in winter is a must-have experience for the adventurous at heart. Here's what you should know.