The Echo Canyon Trail on Camelback Mountain is one of the hardest hikes in Phoenix, AZ. Eight people shooting a reality TV show climbed it with “no idea” and had to be rescued — five of them needing to be removed by helicopter.
Most of us don’t use sunscreen as well as we should and aren’t getting the sun protection we expect. In a survey of 1,000 adults in the U.S., 62 percent rated themselves as “excellent” at sun protection. But, their answers show otherwise.
This three-day weekend you should take the opportunity to relax, unplug and stop thinking about your problems. It can be even more beneficial for your health than a longer vacation.
It's a challenge to balance the national parks’ conservation efforts and people’s ability to enjoy them. For instance, because of wildfire risks, the National Park Service will not be allowing fireworks on July 4th over Mount Rushmore.
This is a call to action. The clocks changing means there are more daylight minutes in the afternoon. And most places are getting warmer. It’s time to get out there and enjoy being outside!
People talk about winter sports like skating and skiing. But they rarely pay attention to the workout you get from sillier activities! Sledding, playing with snowballs and building snowmen are forms of exercise that help you stay fit and enjoy the winter.