The sun sets on the Delicate Arch in Arches National Park in Moab, UT on May 20, 2014.
A UW-Madison student throws a backflip during the annual Hoofers Ski & Snowboard Rail Jam on Feb 2, 2013.
A red tailed hawk enjoys a bountiful lunch in a tree above UW-Madison's campus on Oct. 22, 2014.
The Green River snakes through Canyonlands National Park outside Moab, UT.
Erick K-Dogg Kopff battles up the stiff Boxcar Arete (V8) in the Gunks on July 9, 2014. Boxcar Arete is one of the harder boulder problems in the Trapps area and is characterized by it's sever overhang and painfully sharp holds.
The North Falls in Jackson Falls Illinois are the picturesque setting to southern Illinois premiere climbing destination. The slabby sandstone cliffs offer climbing for all abilities, however the setting tends to lead to wet stone, and subsequently dissapointed climbers.
A starry night above the Chequamegon National Forest serves as the perfect example of nature's healing powers. Northern Wisconsin's national forest is home to the New Vision Wilderness therapy program, where troubled youth from around the state begin the search for inner peace.
Horseshoe Bend in Grand Canyon National Park offers a 270 degree bend in the Colorado River. The green streak through the orange sandy desert serves as a lifeline to almost all of the American West.
Danny Jaime extends for a small hold on an unnamed V4 boulder problem in Great Barrington, MA on July 8, 2014. Great Barrington is one of the best, off the grid bouldering locations is the northeast.
Angels Landing rises above the Virgin River in Zion National Park outside of Springdale, UT. The top of Angels Landing is home to the most deadly trail in our nation's National Parks. A knife's edge ridge along the top of the formation is almost always over crowded and extreme caution is require. Despite the dangers, this formation is still one of the best locations in the park.
Madison resident Jordan Shepler shows off his slacklining skills on Library Mall on Apr. 16, 2013. Slacklining is a booming activity on college campuses because it simply requires 2 trees, webbing and a lot of balance.
Utah Highway 24 weaves its way through Capitol Reef National Park. Despite being the least know of Utah's five national parks, Capitol Reef still overs stunning hikes and views. Best of all, admition is free.