Backpacking

Hiker missing after 800-foot fall into water

Sep 11, 2017

A hiker in Oregon is missing after falling 800 feet from a cliff near Devil's Cauldron into the ocean below

Melting Mont Blanc glacier yields remains of dead hikers

Aug 25, 2017

Italian mountain rescue crews have recovered the remains of two _ or possibly three _ hikers on a glacier on Mont Blanc's southern face likely dating from the 1980s or 1990s

Appeal filed for 2 convicted of killing British backpackers

Aug 21, 2017

Two migrant workers from Myanmar who were convicted two years ago of murdering two British backpackers on a resort island in Thailand have submitted a final appeal of their death sentences

Grand Canyon National Park searches for missing Texas woman

Aug 3, 2017

Authorities are searching for a Texas woman who has been reported missing at Grand Canyon National Park

Legendary biking on North Dakota's Maah Daah Hey trail

Jul 31, 2017

For mountain bikers, North Dakota's Maah Daah Hey Trail is such a treasure that people come from all the country to experience it

Hiker loses hand in Pennsylvania campfire explosion

Mar 17, 2017

A Pennsylvania hiker is recovering after his left hand was blown off while trying to start a campfire on the Appalachian Trail