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Satellite View of Hurricane Sandy on October 29
October 29, 2012

A very quick roundup of some of crazy / dumb / ballsy video coming out of the hurricane sporting world...


Surf the Big Waves

October 3, 2012

So I bailed on Denali National Park. I got there, did the mandatory backcountry briefing about how there are no trails (yes, you heard me..

October 31, 2012

The Mountain And The Storm

Next and without stop or pause or breath but with a bellyful of flame-cooked meats and fresh cheeses and thick warm soup and fluffy crusty...

October 26, 2012

A Note from the Eds: This story was written by an Active Times community member.

March 29, 2013

I started looking at flights the minute after my friend Marian invited me to join her for some serious skiing/snowboarding in Colorado.

May 20, 2014

"Kicking off the attempt from a 100 feet high crane Phillips edged past the previous record of 105 jumps set by Kevin Scott Huntly in South Africa in 2011, Guinness said in a statement," PTI reported.

June 30, 2014

Skiing, a wonderful recreational activity as well as competitive sport that involves gliding down a mountain on the snow is one of the most e

August 9, 2014


Eddie Bauer, Jr. dances under his own spotlight, which is how I came to meet him three or so years ago.

August 12, 2014

If you're in Key West and love nature and history, embark on an adventure unlike anything you've ever experienced before.

August 18, 2014

I fence, karate, have 8 kayaks and was a teacher, archery, bike, walk, hike, skydived at 13,000feet.. Will not watch sports but will indulge.

August 27, 2014

Summer is a wonderful time to visit Boston, with warm weather and long days to fill with unforgettable experiences.

August 27, 2014

Summer is an ideal time to visit Washington, D.C.

December 16, 2014

2014 has been yet another year with major natural disasters striking various cities all over the world.

February 11, 2015

To Live or To Live Longer?

     That is the question. What if someone told you that you have a choice? To live or to die? What would you choose?...

Winter camping scenery
March 1, 2015

One of my favorite things about camping in winter is having the trail all to yourself.

May 14, 2015

Led by growing health awareness and need for an active lifestyle, the global fitness products and services market has grown over the past decade.

June 23, 2015

By: Eva von Schmilowski

The traditional food of Greece, Southern Italy and Spain is a great way to prevent heart disease and many associated chronic conditions.

The classic Mediterranean...

July 8, 2015

With sunny weather and warm temperatures year round, not to mention tranquil, pale blue water as far as the eye can see, Key West is a natural destination for active adventure types.

July 21, 2015

Tanzanian runner and conservationist Simon Mtuy is on a quest to revitalize the mountain environment that birthed his ultrarunning career

November 28, 2016
April 12, 2012

Fixed ropes are the handrails of the Himalayas.

April 12, 2012

Although most athletes would prefer their food take the form of a cheesy pizza or breakfast burrito, there are times—like in the middle of a race or intense workout—when fuel needs to b

April 15, 2012

We’ve all seen it before—there you are shredding a succulent stretch of singletrack, trying to stay on your buddy’s back wheel and scanning the trail 5, 10, 50 feet ahead.

April 15, 2012

There’s a lot to do before any big, long-distance hike: buy gear, sort supplies, analyze maps and guidebooks, pack and plan mail-drops.