I just came across a great reason to visit the Hunan province of China. The world’s highest and longest glass bottom bridge is set to open in Zhangjiajie National Park this July! Back in 2010 I had a chance to visit the Grand Canyon Skywalk during a trip to Vegas. Show More Summary
The home of pioneering photographers, the Kolb brothers, is now an art gallery.
According to ABC, authorities at Grand Canyon National Park are investigating a possible suicide. The National Park Service has identified a body below the South Rim of the Grand Canyon following a search that was initiated by a call about a man who had fallen. Show More Summary
By Michael Lanza After at least 17 trips into the backcountry of Grand Teton National Park, I still can’t get enough of these sharply serrated peaks and deep, cliff-flanked canyons, the alpine lakes and icy creeks, campsites with jaw-dropping views, or … Continue reading ?
Police and officials at the Grand National Park have recovered the body of a man who took a fatal fall on Thursday. On Friday, authorities say the mortal remains of a Nevada man who fell 400-feet to his death during a visit was retrieved. Show More Summary
A 29-year-old Nevada man accidentally fell about 400 feet (120 meters) to his death while visiting the South Rim at Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona, a park official said on Friday. Juan Carreras-Soto, of Las Vegas, was on a visit with his family on Thursday when he was reported to have...
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — The body of a Nevada man who fell about 400 feet off the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park to his death was recovered Friday, authorities said. Juan Carreras-Soto, 29, of Las Vegas, was visiting the park with his family on Thursday, National Park Service officials said. Show More Summary
A Grand Canyon fall is the reason for a man’s tragic death that happened Thursday afternoon at Grand Canyon National Park. The man apparently fell off a cliff’s edge of the natural wonder, USA Today reports. Officials were able to find his body at 400-feet below the rim Friday morning by helicopter. Show More Summary
The giant "supervolcano" that lies beneath Yellowstone National Park is hiding a deep secret: a massive chamber containing enough hot, partly molten rock to fill the Grand Canyon more than 11 times over. The newfound chamber (see below)...Show More Summary
Scientists have discovered a magma reservoir under the Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming so large that it could fill all five of the US Great Lakes - and then some.
Image via Grand Canyon National Park Around a dozen Native American actors walked off the set of Adam Sandler’s The Ridiculous Six, taking issue with the film’s culturally insensitive and offensive script. "They were being disrespectful," said one of the actors, 74-year-old David Hill, to ICTMN. Show More Summary
The Surprise eruption of the Calbuco Volcano in Chile has many scientists rethinking the threat of volcano that they do not deem dangerous. For years, it has been known that Yellowstone National Park has hid a supervolcano beneath its...Show More Summary
By Michael Lanza Whether you backpack it or hike it in one very long day, trekking across the Grand Canyon from the South Rim to the North Rim is one of our National Park System’s most scenic and aspirational adventures, in one … Continue reading ?
Hi Mike, I came across your blog while I was researching information for a trip I’m planning for this summer, backpacking in Grand Teton National Park from Granite Canyon to Paintbrush Canyon: 53 miles over five days. Have you done … Continue reading ?
Grand Canyon National Park is one of the most incredible wonders you could ever visit. To truly appreciated the Big Ass-ness of it, you really need to view it from the bottom. As someone who’s hiked there a few times, … Read more ›
What comes to mind when you hear the words "national park"? If it was the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone, Yosemite or another natural landscape in the western United States, the National Park Service (NPS) would like to offer some alternatives. See...Show More Summary
National parks in Arizona have over $516 million in deferred maintenance needs with Grand Canyon accounting for $329 million of that. This is out of a national total of $11.5 billion of maintenance needs according to a report from the...Show More Summary
An endangered gray wolf killed in Utah by a hunter nearly two months ago was identified Wednesday as the same wolf that was seen in Grand Canyon National Park last year, a sighting that had ignited hopes among conservationists that the species might return to the area.
Drake Kramer left on Sunday for a hike in Grand Canyon National Park, and now after one week with no trace of the 21-year-old search efforts are expanding. Arizona authorities said Kramer hasn’t been seen since checking out of the Bright Angel Lodge on Sunday morning. Show More Summary