Hiking

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...

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...