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1 epic itinerary for your trip to Montana

SOME ROAD TRIPS start with a frantic airport, frenzied lineups for rental cars, and countless miles navigating through busy interstates with a rental …

Hiking Conditioning Tips and Resources — Washington Trails Association

When you head out to spend a night (or more) backcountry camping, being properly prepared is of the utmost importance. Checklists help ensure you're …

Exercise

Pitch perfect: the UK’s best tiny campsites

‘Isolated strip of coastal loveliness’, Cornwall<p>Until 2016, the first thing visitors learned when staying at Dennis Farm was that it was not the campsite called Dennis Cove. The two were once one but then split, with the much larger Dennis Cove on one side of the headland, and the diminutive <b>Dennis</b> …

Sea Level

10 Most Popular Road Trip Routes in the US

Black Hills of South Dakota<p>For history, scenery and a distinctly American taste of culture, begin your road trip on I-90 and take exit 131 for the …

How to Plan the Perfect Sunrise Hike

Hiking is a way to connect with the natural world, a form of recreation that is suitable for novice and seasoned hikers of all ages. In addition to …

These Outdoors Apps are Actually Worth Downloading

I’m not much of an app person, usually. My phone’s storage space is tied up in images and music, and as a rule, anything that could make the …

The World's Most Dangerous Path Is Reopening To Hikers

Caminito del Rey is said to provide stunning views of the gorge — there’s a special glass platform for a look down below — in exchange for braving the path.<p><i>For</i> Architectural Digest<i>, by Chelsea Stone.</i><p>On the hunt for a summer vacation that will really get your blood pumping? Look no further than …

Paragliding

5 Reasons to Hike Chitwan National Park

by | | Hike, Nepal | 0 comments<p>When you think about hiking Nepal, there are a few things which immediately come to mind. Snow. Mountains. Everest …

Hiking

The best view in every state

The United States isn't just amber waves of grain and purple mountain majesties—though there are plenty of those. From sea to shining sea, this country has some of the most incredible natural and city views on Earth.<p>It should come as no surprise that wild wonders, including the Grand Canyon, Mount …

Hiking

35 Reasons to Hike the Appalachian Trail for its 80th Anniversary

History of the Appalachian Trail<p>The Appalachian Trail was the dream of Benton MacKaye, who announced his proposal for “An Appalachian Trail: A …

Ask a Thru-Hiker: How to Start a Long Trail

697<p>SHARES<p>Thinking about your next thru hike? Plan and execute the hike of your dreams with Backpacker's Thru Hiking 101 online course today!<p><b>Dear</b> …

Hiking

How to Break in New Hiking Boots

<b>With hiking season upon us it’s time to think about the state of your hiking boots.</b> <b>Perhaps you’re like me – in love with the comfort of your old ones</b> …

Backpacking

Into the Grand Canyon: Kaibab Trail and the South Rim

The Grand Canyon may be located in the middle of “fly over” country but if you only ever see it by flying over the top that’s a terrible mistake. A …

Hiking

Being Present In the World

On the trail, we don’t have many responsibilities. We wake up, break down camp, eat breakfast, hike, eat second breakfast, hike, eat lunch, hike, eat …

Your Backpacking Checklist

The 5 Principles of Extreme Weather Survival

I’m not going to tell you how to start a fire by rubbing two sticks together. If you’re looking for survival-themed fantasy, there are plenty of TV shows, books, and ridiculous knives with fishing line stored in their handles that you can waste your time and money on. Survival isn’t about copying …

Weather

As Alaska thaws, here's how to enjoy the soggy outdoors

I keep getting these catalogs featuring women in twirling skirts and sandals. The women have bare shoulders, which is how I can tell they are tan …

Trails

The Gear You Need to Stay Clean(ish) in the Backcountry

The tools and strategies you need to maintain proper hygiene on long camping trips<p>Sure, everyone lets their normal hygiene ritual slip a bit in the backcountry. That’s part of the fun and freedom of it, right? But there’s still a cleanliness bar to clear if you’re going to stay happy and healthy. …

Backpacking

10 Clever Camping Hacks

Super-versatile accessory<p>The ever-helpful handkerchief isn’t just for blowing your nose. One or two can be used for just about anything in a pinch, …

Camping

Tips For Hiking The John Muir Trail

I recently interviewed professional mountain guide Greg Aiello. Based in the Central Sierra Nevada Mountains, Greg works with Southern Yosemite …

The joys of winter walking in the Lake District

Ben Lerwill @benlerwill<p><i>The Lake District is Britain’s newest UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the country’s most popular hiking destinations –</i> …

Hiking

Hill walking routes in the Cairngorms & Eastern Highlands of Scotland

Mountain Area<p>Route<p>Ascent <br>(m)<p>Distance <br>(km)<p>Terrain<i>+</i><p>Scenery<p>Munro <br>count<p>Corbett <br>count<p>Glen Garry to Braemar<p>2850<p>42<p>5<p>1<p>Glen Garry to Braemar<p>860<p>20<p>1<p>Glen Garry to …

Aberdeenshire

15 picture-perfect campsites where you should pitch your tent in Wales

When you look out at our landscapes and scenery it doesn't take a genius to understand why people love camping in Wales.<p>And now that it's getting …

10 Tips for Hiking Torres del Paine's W Trek in Patagonia

Located near the bottom of South America in Chilean Patagonia, Torres del Paine takes a significant effort to reach from nearly every country in the …

Hiking

Road trip essentials | The ultimate road trip packing list

Road trips are exciting but knowing what to pack can give you a stonking headache. Even if you’re travelling light, pack a few of these road trip …

These 3 Grandmothers Taking a Road Trip Across The Country Will Give You Solid Travel Goals

It is believed that our generation thrives over collecting experiences and, hence, we all covet travelling much more than any other generation that …

World's Best Family Road Trips

Road tripping is a quintessential part of life in many countries around the world. Growing up in the US, we often think of road trips as being an …

Epic Road Trips to Take in Your Lifetime

The historic Route 66 in the USA (Credit: Tony Hisgett)Traveling is generally great, no matter where you go or what you do, but an epic road trip …

Road Trips

How to road trip South America

If you want a bit of adventure, and to actually experience South American culture and landscape rather than just pass through it, take the first …

South America