How to Get Started Backcountry Skiing
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…
What’s in Your Pack? Thru-Hiking Edition
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…
The Ten Essentials: What They Are and Why You Need Them for Every Hike
The Ten Essentials are 10 items that every hiker should bring on every outing, in the event of emergency.
8 Considerations When Planning A Backpacking Elopement
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.
8 Underrated Coastal Adventures in the United States
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…