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  • Alpenglow sunrise light strikes Windom Peak (left) and Sunlight Peak (right) in Sunlight Basin. The peaks are two of Colorado's 54 "fourteeners" (peaks over 14,000 feet in elevation) in the Needle Mountains, a sub-range of the San Juan Mountains in southwest Colorado's Weminuche Wilderness. Fourteeners of Colorado’s San Juan Mountains
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Trekking in Post-Earthquake Nepal

By: Benjamin Graham

Five months after an earthquake rocked Nepal, outfitters say that most of the country's trails are ready for trekkers. Here's what to know before you go.

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Las Vegas Nevada

Las Vegas, NV: Mt. Charleston

At 11,918 feet, Mt. Charleston is a peakbagger's dream. This strenuous, high-altitude (nontechnical) climb brings you to the top of the most prominent peak in Nevada—and it's only a short drive from Las Vegas. BY CHELISE SIMMONS

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Area B, Lost Maples
Austin Texas

Austin, TX: Area B, Lost Maples State Natural Area

Elsewhere in the country, hikers are putting away their boots and packs for the winter, but here in Lost Maples, I’m about to set up a picture-perfect campsite on an outcrop 400 feet above the fall scenery. BY JUDY PAUL

DeSoto Loop
Alabama Birmingham

Birmingham, AL: DeSoto State Park

Get the best of summer (waterfalls, swimming, beaching) with the best of fall (mild temps and colorful foliage) on this overnight through DeSoto State Park. BY VICTORIA STOPP

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