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Ice Age Trail

Following the edge of the glacier that covered much of Wisconsin during the Ice Age, this 1,200-mile trail winds from Sturgeon Bay in Door County to St. Croix Falls in Polk County. And today, you’re much more likely to view a moose than a mammoth. Read More...

Continental Divide Trail (CDT)

Travel 3,100 miles along the Continental Divide all the way from the Mexico–New Mexico border to Glacier National Park at the Canadian border. Every year thousands visit the trail to day hike, horseback ride and enjoy the landscapes of the Rocky Mountains. Read More...

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...

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...
Assess your situation ahead of time to make your hike enjoyable for the whole family.

Family Hiking Tips

Want to plan the perfect hike for the whole family? Ask yourself the following questions to set yourself up for success: Who is in your family? What makes hiking satisfying for you? What trails do you have access to? And what does your gear look like? Read More...