Building a Mountain Biking Mecca in Carbondale, Illinois

Building a Mountain Biking Mecca in Carbondale, Illinois

Could Southern Illinois University Carbondale soon boast one of the Midwest’s premier mountain biking parks? Thanks to some imagination, hard work, determination and a new grant, that’s a very real possibility. Staff and volunteers have already been hard at work SIU’s...
Road Trip: Brown County, Indiana

Road Trip: Brown County, Indiana

Life can change pace pretty quickly. Back when I attended Indiana University in the mid-1990s, Brown County, located about 30 miles east of the Bloomington campus, was where you took your folks on parents’ weekend to pick through craft stores and ogle the changing...
Terrain Magazine 2018 Outdoor Gear Gift Guide

Terrain Magazine 2018 Outdoor Gear Gift Guide

For the savvy runner, the campfire gourmet and every other outdoorist on your list, here are 25 right-priced presents sure to make the holidays merrier. $15 and Under Bag Balm First Aid Athletes and adventurers know the magic a good moisturizer can work on rough and...
Trail Profile: Madison Country Transit Trails

Trail Profile: Madison Country Transit Trails

Editor’s Note: The Madison County Transit (MCT) Trails were voted the “Favorite Bicycling Route” by readers of Terrain Magazine in our 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards. The system was born in the early 1990s to preserve rail corridors for future...