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Meet 8 Southbound PCT Thru-Hikers

In 2013, the Pacific Crest Trail Association issued 53 southbound permits. In 2014 they issued 430. This year, they’re expecting several hundred SOBO thru-hikers. So who are these rare hikers? We hit the trail to find out. Read More...
Tips for Backpacking with Your Dog

Tips for Backpacking With Your Dog

Some of the best hiking companions have four legs. Dogs and backpacking can go together like peas and carrots—assuming you take some steps to assure both you and your furry friend are prepared for the backcountry. Follow these tips to help ensure both you and they enjoy a lifetime of excursions under the stars. Read More...

Backpacking Dessert: Blueberry Crisp Recipe

I have an insatiable sweet tooth, that won’t stop even when I’m in the backcountry. This summer, I’ve challenged myself to elevate my dessert game from the classic, but lazy, chocolate bar. That’s why I’m sharing my new favorite recipe: the blueberry crisp. And guess what? You can make it with whatever fruit you like! Read More...

Best-Selling Outdoor Gear in 2018 (so far)

We’re pretty obsessed with gear—and have been for the past 80 years. And if you’re here, that means you’re also probably pretty obsessed. We’re bringing you the top purchased products across every category for the first half of 2018. If your fellow outdoorspeople think this stuff is good, we bet you will too. Read More...
People preparing food in a van retrofitted with a kitchen.

DIY Van Life: Build Your Own Kitchen and Storage

This DIY features 12 easy steps that walk you through the process of building a kitchen in your adventure rig. Get ready to whip up tasty meals on the road, and then learn tips and tricks for storing utensils and other essentials to maximize space inside your van. Read More...