Latest in Multisport Skills
Like the backcountry in the summer? You'll love it in the winter. Take your first steps into the world of backcountry skiing the safe and fun way with this advice from Backpacker.
Don't get stuck in the mud. Learn to evaluate road hazards, overcome obstacles, and navigate the unpaved passages between your front door and your next adventure.
Going off-trail on steep, rocky terrain? There's a way to do it safely.
You don’t need a rope and harness to explore nature’s labyrinths. Fall is prime time in canyon country—take advantage of the dry weather and take your hiking to a new level.
Looking for the fastest route to deep backcountry? Lace up your sneakers, ditch the heavy pack, and run your favorite trails with advice from Gina Lucrezi, two-time winner of the Leadville Silver Rush 50 and holder of the women’s fastest known time on Mt. Whitney’s Standard Route (5 hours, 29 minutes, 22 seconds car to car).
Gear up for trips on all types of water.
Learn more about what goes on beneath the surface by casting a line.
Stay dry and comfortable with this breathable paddling jacket from Immersion Research.
Combine all the benefits of a dry bag and compression sack and you get the Airpurge Dry Compressions Sacks from Outdoor Research.
Go lightweight with this adjustable kayak paddle from Bending Branches.
Grip and draining combine in this hybrid shoe from Sperry Top-Sider.
This sea kayak from Wilderness Systems gives you the comfort and storage space necessary for a multi-day journey.
An inflatable kayak with multiday gear-carrying capacity and legit whitewater stability
A 17-foot boat for paddlers who rank long-haul performance over short-course speed.
Explore wildly sculpted rock.
Climbing Magazine's favorite alpine harness of 2011.