Camping

The First-Ever Teen LGBTQ Outward Bound Trip

Blue, pink and white flags waved as thousands of people pressed forward into Dolores Park for this year’s San Francisco Trans March. Among those marching were seven teenagers, aged 15 to 18, and three trip leaders who were taking part in the first-ever LGBTQ Outward Bound trip. Read More...

DIY: Dog Bed

Dogs like to get cozy as much as their human companions (some even more so). This DIY uses an old foam pad and sleeping bag to make a lightweight dog bed so your pup is as comfy as you on your next backpacking adventure. 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...

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...