Designating a Missouri River Water Trail

Designating a Missouri River Water Trail

Adventurer and author Rod Wellington has paddled all 2,341 miles of the Missouri River as it meanders south and east from its source high in the Centennial Mountains of Montana to where it converges with the Mississippi just north of St. Louis. “I used a packraft for...
When (and How) to Use Trekking Poles

When (and How) to Use Trekking Poles

My first run-in with trekking poles wasn’t a positive experience. I was hiking the Inca Trail in Peru, hustling to see the sunrise over Mach Picchu, when I came up behind a succession of slow-moving hikers. Clickety-clack. Clickety-clack. Clickety-clack. The trail was...