Directory of Active.com Outdoor Guides
From extreme sports like rock climbing to kicking back while camping, here are Active's guides for getting outside.Share This
Hit the trails for the easiest--and cheapest--way to get a workout. Your reward? Fantastic views and better health. Here's how to get started.
Learn how to acclimate, hydrate, and avoid bonking with this guide to performance on the trails.
Looking for a change from the same old boring races? Sign up for an adventure race and infuse your training with some multisport mania.
You don't have to have super strength to have fun rock climbing. From bouldering to lead climbing, this guide will help you learn the lingo, gear up, and get started.
Nothing gets you more amped to play than watching other people have all the fun. Go from spectator to athlete with this beginner's guide to outdoor sports.
Burn calories while having fun. Summer is the best time to spice up your workouts. Here's how to get started in 10 outdoor sports.
Dust off your winter blues with these fun ways to celebrate spring.
Don't let the cold and snow chase you indoors this winter. These sports are sure to keep you warm, energized, and enjoying the outdoors all season long.
Whether you are a park rat or a backcountry bum, take your skiing to the next level with these tips and exercises.
Make camping easier with these tips on getting organized, cooking at camp, starting campfires and more.
Don't get stuck in the wilderness without your favorite gear. Stay organized with these printable and customizable checklists.
Liven things up at camp with these campfire classics.
Get your gear straight; simplify your packing strategy with these tips on how to buy the right gear and what to bring on a camping trip.
Make camping more convenient with these tools for a comfortable campsite.
Make cooking at camp more convenient with these these items reviewed by campers like you.
Looking for a place you can live and play? These towns cater to the active lifestyle.
Forget expensive theme parks: Take your family camping and see some of the most beautiful destinations in the U.S.
Camping is more fun with a four-legged friend. Pitch your tent at one of these pet-friendly parks out West.
You don't have to travel far from home to enjoy America's national parks. Here are nine places to get you started.
Plan your trip today with these tips on what trails to wander, and where to eat and sleep, at some of America's favorite outdoor destinations.
Cool off at one of these lake- and river-side campgrounds. Activities like boating, fishing, sailing and swimming provide endless summer fun.
Save money on your next race by trading the expensive hotel room for a cozy campsite. Here are nine races--under $100--that have camping close by. Your reward: Beautiful scenery and more stable bank accounts.
Whether you're up in the panhandle or down in the Keys, Florida's coasts are vast, beautiful and full of family-friendly camping activities. Here are 10 of the best places to set up camp and enjoy Florida's breath-taking beaches.
Ever dream of running the California coast? You can make it happen, and these shoreside campsites can help. Here are a few places to mix California beach camping with your passion to run.
Whether you're packing up the panniers for a self-guided bike tour, craving some sunshine after singletrack riding or on a quest for some quality time with the family, check out these seven beach-side camping destinations.
From San Diego to the Pacific Northwest, here are nine fabulous beach destinations to take the family this summer.
Pitch your tent at one of these campgrounds and enjoy everything from fishing to autumn foliage.
Stay warm in the outdoors at one of these campgrounds that offer cozy cabin rentals for winter.
Strap on your snowshoes, rev up your snowmobiles, and wax your skis. These cold-weather campsites offer hot activities.
Skip the ski slopes and take the family camping. Here are five places where lodging is cheaper than a lift ticket.
Make the most of your winter with these cold-weather adventures.
Here are a few ways you can be a little more green and help protect your playground in the process.
New England has some of the most beautiful scenery in the United States. Here is your chance to see it up close with these eight camping destinations from Connecticut to the Maine coastline.
These campgrounds offer plenty of exciting surf and pier fishing opportunities—not to mention exceptional natural beauty and sights to make the most of a weekend getaway.