Are you interested in learning how to get into ultralight backpacking? This article will help you to adhere to the 10 pound base weight limit by outlining gear options.
Pine River Trail to Emerald Lake and Moon Lake in the Weminuche Wilderness is beautiful. It winds through forest, meadows, and fields of wildflowers.
But you said to always hike with a small group didn't you? As solo hikers, we bear the scorn of the outdoor world. Outing clubs view us with disdain and park rangers scowl as we register as a "party of one." However responsible solo backpackers and hikers who manage their risk appropriately can have a safe and enlightening wilderness experience. This article offers encouragement, explanation, and skill sets for a safe solo hiking experience.
Hike further and faster by adopting lightweight backpacking. These are my top tips for carrying a lighter pack.
An experienced backpacker shares his winter backpacking list of all the gear you need for cold-weather camping.
Internal frame backpacks are used for hiking through rugged and uneven ground. They allow the hiker to remain stable. They are easy to size and adjust.
Should you go for a smaller pack with less capacity or step up and get more volume with the next larger model? That's usually the dilemma when deciding among packs.
This is a complete list of things to consider packing (and some things not to pack) for your pilgrimage on the Camino de Santiago, as well as a few tips along The Way.
This is my journal from my 6-day end-to-end hike of the 70-mile Laurel Highlands Trail in southwestern Pennsylvania, years ago.
How do you get your caffeine fix while backpacking? This article explores several methods for making coffee while camping.
In what began as a simple solo snowshoeing trip in the Adirondack backcountry, a momentary lack of safety protocol pits a backpacker against potential death. Only a knife can change his fate.
What is the best backpacking stove for your next wilderness adventure? This article covers the advantages and disadvantages of the most popular types of camping stoves.
The bounce box, or drift box, provides access to gear and supplies on your backpacking trip without actually having to carry it on your back the entire time.
Read about how Ada walked the Camino de Santiago looking for adventure. Instead she found a husband, peace of mind, and a love for the simple life as a pilgrim. And blisters. So many blisters!
Deciding what to put in your backpack for your first hitchhiking trip can be a hassle. You are worried about forgetting the important stuff and packing useless junk. This list is the perfect guide for beginners eager to embark on their first journey!