If you typically put away your camping gear during the winter and leave it stowed until spring, you’re missing out on some great days in the outdoors. During the winter, the bare trees reveal mountain views you just can’t get in the warmer months, and the cold conditions drive off the masses, providing a greater…
Category: Winter Sports
The 10 Best Winter Hut Hikes For You To Take
The 15-mile snowshoe in is not for the faint of heart—or legs—but the reward, for those who make the trip, is a winter wilderness as wild and unpredictable as any out west.
5 of the Best Winter Backpacking Trips in the United States
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…
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 the effort, and the hard work makes the view at…
Winter Stargazing: A Heads-Up Guide for Winter Campers and Backpackers
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…
7 Winter Hiking Tips That You’ve Never Thought Of
Here are seven of our best tips and tricks for staying warm, fueled, and safe during winter hiking season.
Halloween Hikes: The Spookiest Trails in America
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