El Camino Real

The San Antonio Missions are a group of five frontier mission complexes situated along a 12.4-kilometer (7.7-mile) stretch of the San Antonio River basin in southern Texas. The complexes were built in the early eighteenth century and as a group they illustrate the Spanish Crown’s efforts to colonize, evangelize and...

Lowest to Highest Route Death Valley

With temperatures that can reach 130 °F (54 °C) Death Valley is the hottest and driest of the national parks in the United States. The route from Badwater to the top of Mount Whitney connects the lowest point, 282 feet below sea level with the driest, hottest place in the...

Iditarod Trail

This National Historic Trail in Alaska is the only winter trail in the US National Trails System. The main trail of 1,000 mile, also known as the Seward-to-Nome Trail, crosses several mountain ranges and valleys. The additional 1,400 miles of side/connecting trails link communities and historic sites, and were established...

Bill Sycalik

Bill was a successful management consultant in New York City, working 12 hours a day.Until… he did what so many of us only dream of: he gave up his secure job for an unknown adventure.Now he’s on a mission to get people out to see, enjoy and appreciate outdoor life....