SALEM, Ore. (AP) - Once upon a time, going for a hike was a simple activity.
Toss a few snacks, water and appropriate gear into a backpack, lace up your hiking boots, and you're ready to roll.
That all changes once you have children.
A couple of weeks ago, I had a dream about fishing. Upon awakening, I was smiling and feeling good, unlike my usual early-morning feeling. I stayed in bed for a while, trying to recall what happened in that dream.
When it comes to how snowmobile use is managed, the Chugach National Forest is one step ahead of many other national parks around the country. On Jan. 27, the U.S. Forest Service issued a new policy mandating that all U.S.
SALT LAKE CITY — As outdoor recreation companies increasingly cater to skiers and snowboarders who like to venture beyond the groomed slopes at ski resorts and tackle backcountry terrain, they’ve put a special emphasis on gear and equipment to keep people safe in case of avalanches.
At the recen...