You don’t need to “get in shape” to enjoy hiking season. Here’s how to savor it from the start.
It’s not just a bag. It’s a lifetime’s worth of beauty sleep. Learn what features you need, shop accordingly, and keep your bag in good repair, and it’ll keep you sleeping soundly.
Home is where you stake it out. Understand the ins and outs, pick the right shelter, and treat it like you would your bedroom.
Stay fresh, whether you’re out for a few miles or a few thousand.
Two heavyweights of the pack world go head to head.
Growing numbers of hikers, bikers, and skiers are leaving Colorado SAR teams strapped. One new study offers some radical ideas
Authorities are searching for the person responsible for killing one dog and sickening three with ibuprofen-laced meat.
Overcrowding is destroying our parks. Timed entry systems can save them.
The John Muir Trail was my dream hike—until a bout of food poisoning turned it into a nightmare.
With Biden’s oil and gas moratorium derailed, Bears Ears is back on the chopping block. Here’s the latest.
With record-breaking heat grounding helicopters, the future of search and rescue—and park access—could be in danger.
Finally: A filter good enough to make you stop dreading water duty.
It’s better than a foam roller, and way easier to fit in your pack.
A new kind of adventure starts where the maintained trail ends. Advance your hiking game and take on the unknown with these tips for route-planning and navigation. Then, practice footwork skills for safer, more efficient mountain travel.
Most durable large backpack
Don’t let a little rain ruin your hike. These waterproof packs will keep your gear safe and dry, mile after mile.
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The biggest backpack of 2021
Stay warm and dry this season with these top snowshoeing gear picks.
Make your next trip a luxurious one.
We put the season’s newest featherweight packs through 3,800 total miles of testing. These are the ones that kept our long-distance team cruising along in ultralight bliss.
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