Sheriff Jeremy Briese said he's "never seen a death like this." The area is being treated as a hazmat site while officials investigate.
As indoor activities became off-limits during the pandemic, people turned to outdoor pursuits instead - and the gear that goes along with it.
Esther Dingley, an experienced hiker and blogger, went missing in November 2020 while on a solo trek in the Pyrenees mountains, on the French-Spain border.
Insider spoke to Renee Miller and Tim Beissinger, who have become TikTok sensations as they document their 3,000-mile hike from Mexico to Canada.
Lyme disease cases are skyrocketing year after year, and its symptoms can range from mild to devastating. An expert shares how to prevent it.
The body of 61-year-old Fred Zalokar was found and recovered on Tuesday near the summit of Mount Clark, the National Park Service said.
Sophia Cheung, an Instagram hiking influencer, reportedly died after falling from a waterfall on Saturday. The hospital appeared to confirm the news.
Fina Kiefer, 55, called her husband with news that bears ran toward her and she sprayed them with a deterrent. Then, she stopped responding.
The "Death Zone" is a region near the top of world's tallest mountains that earns the name because humans aren't meant to survive there.
A rescued hiker who died after he was lost overnight in Mount Rainier National Park has been brought back to life with help from his medical team, the Seattle Times reported. Michael Knapinski, of Woodinville, died in the emergency room at a Seattle hospital after being airlifted off the mountain […]
The last long-distance adventure I took before the pandemic was to Guam, and it will be my first big trip once it’s safe to travel there again. Guam’s rich culture and adventure-friendly terrain make it one of the most underrated travel destinations in America. Thanks to the island’s beauty, surfing, […]
A woman died while hiking California’s Santa Monica Mountains during a heat wave on Saturday, when temperatures reached over 120 degrees. Authorities have since announced that the area’s hiking trails will be closed through Monday. On Twitter, the Malibu Search and Rescue team has also urged California residents to limit […]
Karangahake Gorge Historic Walkway in Karangahake, New Zealand, follows an old railway line between Paeroa and Waihi. The trails also provide access to a historic abandoned gold mine with pitch-black tunnels and train tracks to nowhere. The low-impact hike is about two hours from Auckland. Visit Insider’s homepage for more […]
A luxury hotel consisting of 40 cube-shaped guest atriums in the Sedona desert is set to open in early 2021. Elevated above the ground on steel frames, the atriums look as if they’re floating in mid-air. No cars are alllowed on the three-acre property; instead, guests can ride around the […]
Now that it’s summer, getting out in nature is an easy way to boost your mental and physical health. However, some states have seen a sharp rise in the number of coronavirus cases and hospitalizations, so anyone going outside should follow CDC guidelines for social distancing. Insider teamed up with […]
As the coronavirus pandemic wears on, “staycations” should support stocks tied to solitary leisure, Bank of America analysts led by Robert Ohmes wrote Monday. Credit card data suggests that spending solitary activities such as golf accelerated in June. In addition, travel and Google Mobility data show that consumers are staying […]
A US Army helicopter on Thursday lifted the abandoned bus featured in the film “Into The Wild” out of the Alaska wilderness because of safety concerns. Several hikers have had to be rescued on their way to visit the bus, and two people have drowned in rivers. The motivation to […]