An experienced backpacker shares his winter backpacking list of all the gear you need for cold-weather camping.
Hike further and faster by adopting lightweight backpacking. These are my top tips for carrying a lighter pack.
Pine River Trail to Emerald Lake and Moon Lake in the Weminuche Wilderness is beautiful. It winds through forest, meadows, and fields of wildflowers.
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.
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.
From Giardia and Crypto to Hepatitis A and E. coli, there are some nasty little critters lurking in your drinking water. Be prepared in an emergency too, by having the skills to purify water.
Insider tips on where to hike for a short day trip and a longer over-nighter, Park trail vs. Forest trail comparison, details on park and pack campsites, and another reason to visit Central Ohio!
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.
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.
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.
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!
This is my journal from my 5-day backpacking (and bushwhacking) trip on northern Minnesota's seldom-used, 41-mile Kekekabic Trail. This was the first part of a longer backpacking trip.