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How to Mountain Bike in Tucson
Where to ride, sleep, eat and sip.
Biking and Mining In Arizona’s Borderlands
March 24, 2020
The border town of Patagonia, Arizona, exists at the intersection of two worlds: resource extraction and outdoor recreation. One Arizona couple is walking the fine line between, bringing a new 100-mile gravel race to the borderlands.
How to Hike the Grand Canyon Rim to Rim
January 8, 2020
Cross the Big Ditch like a pro with this do-it-all guide to route planning, campsites, permits, desert skills and more.
Picture This: Our Favorite Warm Weather Winter Escapes in Photos
December 5, 2019
Our Travel Editor shares the 7 REI Adventures he's daydreaming about this winter.
Sedona Outdoor Activities Guide
November 19, 2019
From hiking trails through breathtaking scenery to mysterious vortexes, learn the best spots to visit in sun-filled Sedona at the REI Co-op Journal.
Our Favorite Adventure Destinations in 2020
September 30, 2019
REI's travel experts reveal the best hidden gems in some of the world's most iconic locales.
The Top Grand Canyon Waterfall Hikes
With underground rivers that gush from its sheer cliff walls and cascades that plunge more than 100 feet in a single span, the world’s most famous chasm is also home to some of its most spectacular waterfalls. These are some of the best.
Top Things to Do in the Four Corners
April 30, 2019
From the four corners national monument to the Grand Canyon, the Southwestern Four Corners has tons to do. Learn more at REI Co-Op.
8 Best Hikes in the Grand Canyon Area
February 28, 2019
From strolling along the rim of the canyon to venturing to its depths, these hikes are some of the best-rated in the Grand Canyon area.
The Growth of Women’s Fastest Known Times
February 22, 2019
When it comes to FKTs, women ultrarunners have announced they are here to stay.
How Ada Hatch Helped Change the Field of Archaeology for Women
October 22, 2018
A profile of Ada Hatch, 76, who spent the summer of 1962 working as one of the Southwest’s first woman archaeologists on the Glen Canyon Salvage Project.
Arizona Trail (AZT)
Hike, horseback ride, mountain bike or even snowshoe on the Arizona Trail from Mexico to the Arizona-Utah border. Established in 2009, this 800-mile trail is open to plenty of adventure.