The strenuous, sage-lined, two-mile hike leads to a series of about six crystal-clear, waterfall-fed pools that overlook the majestic peaks of the Salmon-Challis National Forest.
Whether you’re backpacking, climbing, paddling, or biking, here are seven underrated outdoor adventures across the U.S. to keep on your radar.
Hitting the trails in the wintertime brings with it a whole different level of adventure. The uncrowded mountains all to yourself, the challenge of navigating snow-covered trails and unpredictable weather, and the mug of hot chocolate at the end of a long day are all enticing enough on their own but put them together and…
Going on a day hike can be an exhilarating experience that leaves you with a sense of accomplishment and a renewed connection with nature.
Backcountry skiing is everything you love about skiing in-bounds—the rush of carving the perfect turn, the feeling of floating through a powder stash—but without the traffic, either in the parking lot or on the slopes. Sure, you have to earn those turns, but it’s worth the effort, and the hard work makes the view at…
It’s the eternal question for any backpacker—what do you bring along, and what do you leave at home? Thru-hikers have it particularly tough, as the decisions they make determine their comfort and safety for weeks on end. This guide features about 30 things you should include in your thru-hiking pack, which sounds like a lot….
If you’re among the outdoors enthusiasts who brave the chill for winter camping, you know how appealing the “off-season” backcountry can be. In addition to bigger helpings of solitude, spectacular snow-scapes, and greater visibility of animals and their tracks, the joys of winter camping—or, hey, winter glamping, if that’s more your style—include night skies of…
Experiencing Canada by train means someone else plans the itinerary, and you can sit back and enjoy the view. Solo travelers, partners, and families can all find options to fit their budgets and time constraints. From weekend trips to journeys across the entire country, there’s something for every kind of traveler.
Here’s what to look for if you’re in the market for a bag you can carry on with ease.
The Ten Essentials are 10 items that every hiker should bring on every outing, in the event of emergency.