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14 Reasons to Experience a Rail Bike Tour in Maryland’s Allegheny Mountains

Some adventures are so unique they’re irresistible. When we visited Maryland, that’s pretty much what drew us to the unusual Tracks and Yaks rail bike tour from Frostburg to Cash Valley in the beautiful Allegheny Mountains. In September my husband Dean and I took a cycling vacation on the Great Allegheny Passage (GAP) and C&O […]

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In Japan, ski on the volcanic island of Rishiri

From the shelter just below the ridge line, sheltered from the whistling wind, I watch the steep canvas of untouched snow stretching out beneath my skis. The white shelf leads directly to the sea, which seems to be calling me in the sunlight. Four hours of climbing got us here, just past 3,500 feet in […]

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Hawaiian residents warned of potential volcanic eruption (VIDEO)

Scientists say Mauna Loa’s eruption on the Big Island of Hawaii is not imminent, but they are on high alert due to a recent spike in earthquakes. Hawaii officials are warning residents of the Big Island that the world’s largest active volcano, Mauna Loasends signals that it may burst. Scientists say an eruption is not […]

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Video shows forest fire on Mount Longonot in Kenya, not volcanic eruption

Copyright AFP 2017-2022. All rights reserved. A video shared with claims that it shows an active eruption on Mount Longonot in Kenya has been viewed thousands of times on Facebook and Twitter. However, this is wrong; the Kenya Wildlife Society (KWS) confirmed to AFP Fact Check that there was no volcanic eruption but that a […]

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The Giant’s Causeway, which proves the origin of volcanic rocks in the 18th century, is selected as one of the 100 best geological sites in the world by the International Union of Geological Sciences

The Giant’s Causeway was selected by the International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS), representing a key site to prove the origin of volcanic rocks in the 18th century. Welcoming the announcement, Mr Lyons said: “I am delighted that the International Union of Geological Sciences, an organization representing more than one million geoscientists worldwide, has selected […]

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Up to a Foot of Snow Has Fallen on West Slope Mountains and Ski Areas, More to Come – Estes Park Trail-Gazette

A storm system that focused most of its energy on the western slope delivered 12 to 15 inches of snow Sunday in the Elk and Flat Top ranges. Powderhorn Resort, located 45 minutes east of Grand Junction on the Grand Mesa, received 12 inches and Steamboat Springs received nine. Four regions – Aspen Highlands, Buttermilk, […]

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The foot of snow falls on the mountains of the western slope, the ski areas; more soon

A storm system that focused most of its energy on the western slope delivered 12 to 15 inches of snow Sunday in the Elk and Flat Top ranges. Powderhorn Resort, located 45 minutes east of Grand Junction on the Grand Mesa, received 12 inches and Steamboat Springs received nine. Four regions – Aspen Highlands, Buttermilk, […]

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The mountains of southeastern Wyoming could see heavy snowfall on Sunday

With people in southeastern Wyoming currently enjoying near-summer weather, the National Weather Service’s Cheyenne office says big changes could happen within days. This could include widespread rain and snow, possibly with heavy accumulations of white matter at higher elevations. The agency posted this statement on its website: ‘Hi! Forecast still on track for a change […]

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What’s New at Rocky Mountain Hotels

Calgarians are privileged to be able to head into the mountains for a day trip, but there’s undeniably something magical about waking up in the shadow of the Rockies. The hospitality scene in the regional mountain areas is constantly changing and new efforts are always made to provide spaces for relaxation that reflect the spirit […]

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Manicare Precision Cleansing Wand and Volcanic Stone Roller Oil Absorber Reviews

The product If you’re over the mountain of skincare products marketed for oily skin and you find leaves of blotter placed at the bottom of your handbag, you will love this duo. The Manicare Precision Cleansing Wand and the Manicare Volcanic Stone Roller Oil Absorber have been designed for oily and combination skin. Their goal? […]

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Inyo Craters: A Look Inside a Volcanic Eruption

A challenging hike just outside of Mammoth Lakes takes you to the edge of a volcanic explosion MAMMOTH LAKES, CA – Shady trees and great views are what you can expect on this scenic hike. Located just five miles outside of Mammoth Lakes is the Inyo Craters Trail, which is short but a bit challenging […]

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In the hands of a master in the mountains of Colorado, the bamboo fly rod lives on | Subscriber Content

LYON • It’s not often that Mike Clark leads guests to the back of his shop. It is, after all, his space. His domain. A small wooden world of fine and meticulous workmanship. You could say magic happens here, if they are so romantically inclined with the bamboo fly rod. Clark is not very inclined, […]

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Remains of missing 35-year-old man found in Santa Monica Mountains

AGOURA HILLS, Calif. — Hikers came across the remains of a 35-year-old man missing in the Santa Monica Mountains, authorities said Monday. Hikers found the remains of Jose Velasquez, 35, of Camarillo around 5:56 p.m. Oct. 3, according to the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department. The body was found in the 2600 block of April Road […]

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7 Volcanic Hotels Around the World – Hotels Above Par

Fiery red lava, flowing magma and firework eruptions have shaped our world. Volcanic activity dating back millions of years, or just days⁠, has created new islands and, more recently, tourist attractions. Some of the world’s most famous destinations and hotels have extinct and active volcanoes nearby; here are our favorites. 4 stars | Website | […]

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A sturdy and modern sustainable cabin in the Catskill Mountains

Sendadiano’s Maria Ibañez and Todd Rouhe spent a decade hiking the Catskill Mountains before finding the perfect place to build the perfect Manhattan escape of their lives. The architects, who run their own New York firm, IdS/R architecturehas chosen to build the sustainable Catskills Cabin as a place to disconnect with their two teenage daughters. […]

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Daily Mauna Loa Updates Begin As Volcanic Unrest Continues

USGS image of a research camera positioned on a cone in the southwest rift zone of Mauna Loa in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. “The camera looks to the northeast (upward slope), focusing on the upper portion of the southwest rift zone,” the USGS said. “Mauna Loa’s upper flank forms the horizon.” Mauna Loa continues to […]

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A group in the mountains of North Carolina helps 11 ‘raw’ kittens to be rescued after Hurricane Ian in Florida

ARDEN, North Carolina (WNCN) – A group in the mountains of North Carolina has taken in nearly a dozen kittens rescued from a shelter in Florida that was hit by Hurricane Ian. The 11 kittens were rescued from a shelter in Manatee County, Florida, after Ian struck, causing destruction across much of Florida. The kittens […]

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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is America’s Hot Spot

“],”renderIntial”:true,”wordCount”:350}”> 63 Parks Traveler started with a simple goal: visit every national park in the United States. Avid backpacker and public lands nerd Emily Pennington saved up, built a little van to travel and live in, and hit the road, practicing the best COVID-19 safety protocols along the way. Parks as we know them change […]

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From mud volcanoes to bustling bazaars, here’s why you should visit Azerbaijan

Located at the crossroads of Eastern Europe and Western Asia, lies Azerbaijan, a patchwork of cultures, traditions and influences. Bordering the Caspian Sea to the east, its neighbors include Iran, Turkey, Georgia and Russia, all of which have helped make Azerbaijan the unique country it is today. Once a member of the Soviet Union, Azerbaijan […]

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Preparing for volcanic eruptions at Okmok Volcano, Alaska

Preparing for volcanic eruptions at Okmok Volcano, Alaska Location of Okmok Volcano in the central Aleutian Islands, which form an arc connecting western Alaska to northern Asia. Other volcanoes, including Cleveland, are marked with black triangles and local communities are depicted. The inset map shows the context relative to Alaska. Map: Larsen et al., 2015 […]

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Discoveries from Fagradalsfjall eruptions in Iceland change what we know about how volcanoes work | UCSB

The Icelandic volcano Fagradalsfjall. (UCSB) It’s not every day that we learn something that fundamentally changes the way we understand our world. But for Matthew Jackson, an Earth scientist at UC Santa Barbara, and the thousands of volcanologists around the world, such a revelation has happened. While sampling magma from the Fagradalsfjall volcano in Iceland, […]

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The Petra dining table by Peca celebrates the “raw beauty” of volcanic stone

Mexican design studio Peca has created a monolithic table made entirely of black volcanic stone, which is shaped and finished to express the unique natural qualities of the material. Led by designer Caterina Moretti, Peca developed the Petra dining table to celebrate the various textural properties of porous black stone as well as its cultural […]