7 Underrated Ways to Leave No Trace in the Outdoors
Everyone knows about packing out your trash, or what to do when nature calls in the wilderness. These are number one and number two (literally) in the leave-no-trace playbook for those of us who care about preserving outdoor spaces for future generations to enjoy. Well,…
A Quick & Dirty Guide to Getting Started with Backpacking
Little compares to spending a night in the backcountry after a long day of hiking. Add to that the feeling of accomplishment of carrying everything you need on your back, and you’re setting yourself up for a sweet adventure. Backpacking is a fun way to…
An Ode to Your Adventure Buddies
Here’s a look at some of the qualities that make a top notch adventure buddy.
3 Amazing Weekend Backpacking Loops in the Smokies
To help you plan your visit, we’ve highlighted three backpacking loops that give you the Appalachian Trail, streamside and ridgeline campsites, killer views, and enough distance and elevation to satisfy your inner weekend warrior.
7 of the Best Summer Backpacking Trips in the Mountain West
With so many choices, it may be tricky to figure out where to go, so we put together a list of seven trails that are both beautiful and challenging. Check ‘em out.
How to Choose the Right Pack for your Adventure
The pack you choose for your next trip can enhance your adventure, or it can add logistical challenges if you bring the wrong one
5 Tips for a Successful Group Hiking/Camping Trip
Group trips are a sure fire way to start annual traditions, strengthen friendships, and build new connections while getting to enjoy the great outdoors
The Best Section Hikes on the AT, CDT, and PCT
Here’s our list of some of the best segment hikes that let you experience the beauty of these trails, but without committing months of your life.
6 Hot Cocktails for Warming Up Your Winter Adventures
We’ve hand-picked six hot cocktail recipes that can be made at home or in the outdoors to warm the fingertips and elevate the spirits of those who play in the snow and cold temperatures.
8 Micro-Adventures You Can Have No Matter Where You Are
Whether you make your home in the city or the middle of nowhere (or anywhere in between), here are eight micro-adventures you can do even if you’ve only got a few hours to spare.