Quinn Brett Is the First Adaptive Cyclist to Complete the Tour Divide

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Quinn Brett Is the First Adaptive Cyclist to Complete the Tour Divide
When Quinn Brett rides her adaptive hand bike, she’s always looking up—and not just because of the prone position the saddle keeps her in. Brett’s whole athletic career has been defined by the search for new ways to push her limits. Case in point: she just completed the roughly 2,400-mil...

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The 20 Best Waterfall Hikes in the United States

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The 20 Best Waterfall Hikes in the United States
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We’re drawn to waterfalls. The air around them feels fresh and rejuvenating, and science shows they have a calming effect on our mood by altering our sero...

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more than words

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Haven’t written here for awhile because I just went through a season where I didn’t feel like words were necessary. But of course they are, just not all the time. I’ve been saved by words. I’ve also found words to be entirely useless. It’s a paradox. When you died, I was utterly lo...

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Sit Slack-Jawed Under the Northern Lights at Kobuk Valley National Park

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Sit Slack-Jawed Under the Northern Lights at Kobuk Valley National Park
62 Parks Traveler started with a simple goal: to visit every U.S. national park. Avid backpacker and public-lands nerd Emily Pennington saved up, built out a tiny van to travel and live in, and hit the road, practicing COVID-19 best safety protocols along the way. The parks as we know them are rapid...

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