Some backcountry enthusiasts are bristling at a plan that could mean wireless Internet access at a few parks starting this summer. The agency says visitors demand it and need it -- but it'll be limited to areas like campgrounds and visitor centers.
Motorola gets down with the kids with its new Wilder feature phone. The budget handset is dust- and splash-proof, but can it stand up to the rigours of a teenager's pocket?
The touch-screen Oregon 450 and 450t navigation devices give hikers an updated interface and improved track navigation, the GPS device maker says.
CNET News reporter Daniel Terdiman set out to be able to get online deep in the Wyoming wilderness. How did he do?
Four helicopters and ground crews are searching for CNET editor James Kim after following his footprints into a remote mountain canyon in southwestern Oregon. Kim left on foot toward that area Saturday; his wife and daughters were rescued next to their Saab station wagon Monday afternoon.
The National Park Service bans the use of unmanned aerial vehicles in the park's confines, saying they disrupt the wilderness experience and interfere with emergency services.
Simulation game Goat Petting Simulator looks pretty straightforward, but is it concealing a deeper meaning?
A clever Google Maps hack overlays Street View with vines, trees, grass, and other vegetation for an altered view of reality.
The South Korean tech giant is launching a reality survival show featuring grizzled wilderness pro Les Stround.
Finnish artist Janne Parviainen creates dazzling, futuristic images by painting with light. Crave's Michael Franco talks with him to get illuminated about this unique art form.