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….
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 are seven of our best tips and tricks for staying warm, fueled, and safe during winter hiking season.
For adventure-loving travelers, the Everest Base Camp trek is an iconic Himalayan journey filled with natural wonders and cultural treasures.
Whether you feel like bundling up for serious winter weather—or you’re heading south to enjoy the sunshine—here are some of the best day hikes in national parks you can explore this winter in the mountains, desert, and everything in between.
There’s nothing like a scary story or creepy folklore to add some extra spirit to your hike. And there’s no better season than fall
We camped above an alpine lake and skinny dipped at a nearby lake. We were lucky enough to make it back to camp to catch a beautiful sunset (followed by sunrise the next morning.)
We hiked six hours in, set up camp, had dinner and wine, and called it an early night. At sunrise, Reid and I exchanged our vows to each other and after a brief rain delay and breakfast, had a ceremony surrounded by our friends and the mountains.
If the last hints of summer have you airing out your tent, packing away your sleeping bag, and fishing the last trail mix crumbs out of the bottom of your backpack—wait!
From the craggy coast of New England to the sun-scoured beaches of California, America is loaded with coastal adventures. And with nearly 100,000 miles of shoreline, you have plenty to choose from, whether it’s a paddling trip on a serene bay or an adrenaline-charged surf safari. Here are just a few of the country’s most…