Summit For Someone, a mountaineering fundraiser, has for five years provided alpine adventures to hundreds of climbers, who raise money for Big City Mountaineers’ wilderness programs for at-risk urban youth. A new program will allow prospective participants to try their hand at raising money before registration for 2010 opens.
The second annual National Get Outdoors Day will be held this Saturday, June 13, with events across the country. Events are open to all, but especially target urban families and youth who rarely engage in outdoor activities, and other first-time visitors to public lands and waters.
The Great American Backyard Campout provides an opportunity for everyone to relive — or to experience for the first time — how much fun it is to spend a night sleeping under the stars.
Winter Trails, a day when children and adults can try snowshoeing and cross country skiing for free, will occur January 10 at locations in the U.S. and Canada, and February 14 in Estes Park, Colo.
Take a Child Outside Week, a program designed to help break down obstacles that keep children from discovering the natural world, is being celebrated September 24-30.
Kick off your summer with some family fun no further away than your own back door. Listen for nocturnal wildlife, star-gaze, and cook outdoors, right in your own backyard.
On Saturday, June 7, the American Hiking Society and hikers across the country will celebrate the 16th annual National Trails Day, a celebration of America's magnificent trail system and its supporters.
From Alaska’s Denali to Florida’s Britton Hill, climbers, hikers and walkers will set out to conquer the 50 highest peaks to raise awareness and funds for pediatric AIDS.