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The 10 Best Fall Hiking Trails in the U.S.

There’s something simplistically beautiful about fall that makes us want to do just one thing: look. As we move into cooler weather, here are ten hikes across the country to take in autumn's colors before winter hides them in white.

Gear Storage Hacks for the Apartment Dweller

Storing gear in a city is like trying to complete an elaborate puzzle with half its pieces missing. Staying organized takes some creativity, especially if you’re like me and have way more gear than the average person. I checked in with a handful of living-space-challenged people, including tiny …

De Markies Camping Trailer Triples Its Size with Foldable Awnings

There are many excellent campers on the market, but if you want a more ample and comfortable mobile living space, the De Markies camping trailer will …

Campers

14 epic outdoor adventures to do near Vancouver

North Vancouver, Canada<p>A gateway to the protected waters of Indian Arm, Deep Cove is an ideal place to kayak in Vancouver. If you’re of the lady …

Vancouver North Shore

5 Stunning Day Hikes Near Seattle

As the mecca of nature and outdoor activities, one of the most popular activities in Seattle, rain or shine, is to go hiking. On the Instagram feeds …

Gear Closet: Osprey Manta AG 28 Daypack

If you're a regular reader of my "Gear Closet" stories here at The Adventure Blog, you probably already know the I have a habit of going on at great …

PodTent Camping Tents - Linking Camping Tents

From the scenic views to delicious campfire meals, there's a lot to love about camping. But if you're with a big group, you probably find yourself …

Camping

From a cave of giant crystals in Mexico to the grass bridges of Peru: 6 world wonders you've never heard of

Inspiring equal parts wonder and wanderlust, new book <i>Atlas Obscura</i> celebrates over 600 of the most curious and unusual destinations around the …

Best hikes in Zion National Park

Best Trails in Zion National Park<p>This list of the best trails in Zion is the opinion of the site authors Bo Beck and Tanya Milligan. Also note that …

National Parks

Hidden Canyon Trail

Observation Point Hike<p>Angels Landing Hike<p>Emerald Pools Trail Hike<p>Canyon Overlook Trail Hike<p>Pine Creek Canyoneering<p>East Rim Trail to Cable …

Hiking

Inyo National Forest camping

Join Hipcamp<br>Discover the best camping near meHost campers on Hipcamp<p>Join with Facebook<p>or<p>By signing up, I agree to Hipcamp's terms and privacy …

Camping

Four Awesome Northern California Hot Springs

Sure you could go up to Napa and dish out a bunch of dough to sit at a spa. But for those who like their relaxation outdoors, under the stars and in …

Hiking

28 Underused Words You Really Need To Start Using

From absquatulate to vituperative, via Word Warriors.<p>For more underused words, visit the word warriors site.

11 Sleeping Pads for Catching More Zzz's While Camping

These are the best sleeping pads for car camping and backpacking that will make it easy to get a good night's rest.<p>A solid sleeping pad is an investment, as a good night's rest is that much more important when loading your days full of hiking, fishing, or wandering. Backpackers value lighter pads …

Backpacking

Dragon Egg MKII Now Available

The original Dragon Egg backpack from Direct Action Gear was very popular. It appears they are out to one up themselves with some updates to the …

Sewing

'Vango' Perfects Inflatable Tents With New Valve Technology

<i>Vango</i> inflatable tents come of age with new AirBeam and valve technology. I test out how well they work in reality.<p>When I was growing up family sized tents were heavy, awkward to put up and only partially watertight. Watching my mum struggle to erect one of these monsters on her own put me off …

Tackle The Trails With Under Armour's Blacked-Out Waterproof 'Infil' GTX Hiking Boot

There’s nothing like hiking up your local mountain trail in a fresh pair of boots, especially if those boots happen to be these GORE-TEX equipped …

5 Knots Every Hiker and Backpacker Should Know

by Austin Campbell September 15, 2016 3 Comments<p>Increase Your Backcountry Skills by Learning These Knots<p>The right knot can be a life saver when you …

7 Mountaineering Knots to Use in Everyday Life

Check out photos about 7 Mountaineering Knots to Use in Everyday Life.<p>Clove Hitch<p>Mountaineering isn't all about toughness and endurance and being a …

Mountaineering