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The Best Camping Stoves for Backpackers

Whether you need something light and fast or are settling in for a few days at a basecamp, there is an efficient and proficient stove here for …

BACKPACKING CHECKLIST

Wondering what you need for a hiking trip? Use this backpacking checklist when planning an overnight hike or tackling a multi-day adventure on an …

20+ Superb Camping Shots That Will Motivate The Adventurer In You

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their best photos showing camping and tents in nature in this photo contest with chances to win a Goal …

Northern Lights

Backpacking Essentials You Shouldn't Travel Without (+ Travel Tips)

<b>So you’re packing for your big trip and you’re not sure what you need? Forget about endless products and travel gear: these are the backpacking</b> …

Backpacking

The 4 Best Camp Kitchen Items of 2018

Upgrade your camp cooking experience with this kit.<b>Keith Titanium</b> Multifunctional Cooker<b>Our take</b> Behold: perfect backcountry rice. With the …

The top travel kit that's worth your money

Want to invest in great gear that will last? We asked eight diehard travellers for the one item that’s never let them down. Then we tested the latest …

Camping

DIY camper van cost just $18K to build

How one couple is living the #VanLife dream<p>It’s a story that’s engrained in #VanLife lore: Dreaming of something different, an outdoorsy couple quits two successful engineering jobs and sells their house—with nearly everything in it. They build their own DIY camper van and embark on a non-stop …

Modular, Erector-like camper van slides easily between work and play

Even when you're out living the #vanlife, life isn't merely a camping trip. Which is why we're seeing more and more camper vans designed to keep up …

The 12 Best Tents of 2018

Big or small, your tent is your home in the backcountry. Get the perfect one with these picks from the experts at BACKPACKER.Best 1 Person …

The 12 Best Hiking Backpacks of 2018

From light daypacks to heavy load haulers, these packs keep your essentials close at hand—and makes carrying them less of a chore.Best Hiking …

This Man Had a Chunk of His Brain Go "Missing" For a Very Strange Reason

What a scary diagnosis.<p>When an 84-year-old man in Ireland showed up at the doctor with complaints about being unsteady, the team found a strange …

50 Totally Gorgeous Kitchens to Inspire a Year of Projects

A good kitchen should be the heart of your home. That's why it's important to make your kitchen a place you actually want to cook in. So to help …

20 Not-Your-Average Black Blazers That Feel Anything But Meh

For such a widely respected wardrobe staple, after time, the black blazer can start to feel, well, pretty lackluster. Of course, it's a classic item …

16 History Questions People Always Get Wrong

If you can get 12/16 correct, you’re an official history buff.<p>Also known as the Seven Years’ War, the conflict involved the French and British …

Paul Andrew makes his womenswear debut with assured Salvatore Ferragamo show

How often have we heard a designer claim that comfort doesn’t matter? That women should be willing to endure restrictive cuts, hobbling stilettos or otherwise limiting garments in the name of fashion? New Salvatore Ferragamo womenswear designer Paul Andrew takes a refreshingly different …

Willow Smith Does Dior’s No-Pants Look Better Than Anyone

Willow Smith occupies rare cool girl ground—she can rock a flannel onstage with a humble pair of Converse high-tops while simultaneously serving as a Chanel muse and ambassador. This ability to bridge the gap between her own personal style, which skews more bohemian wild child, and the high-fashion …

Where Can I Find: Black Skinny Jeans to Replace My Old Favorites?

<i>My favorite go-to black jeans — Urban Outfitters’s BDG</i> <i>high-waisted black jeans</i> <i>— have given out after years of wear, and I desperately need to replace them. Any recommendations? Not looking to spend a TON of money, but for a good pair that will last, up to $175 is fine. I prefer the high waist for</i> …

Clothing

Stairway to heaven: hiking ancient pilgrimage trails in southern Japan

Normally I am not given to praying but the occasion demands it. After bowing twice and clapping twice, I make a silent entreaty that my trek will go well. My obeisance is taking place in front of a small wooden building, rather like a summerhouse. It is a shrine in the town of Takijiri-oji, a …

Hiking

Crescent Moon’s updated Eva All-Foam snowshoes gain more traction

At last year’s Winter Outdoor Retailer trade show in Salt Lake City, a company called Crescent Moon took the wraps off of a radical new design that …

13 Outfits With Blazers That Are So Stylish

Last fall, blazers emerged as one of the biggest trends of the season. Fashion insides scooped up the workwear jacket and wore it as a layering piece …

30 Absolutely Brilliant Ideas for Your Small Living Room

Those pesky small living rooms always have us stumbling and second guessing what we should do to make the most of the floor plan. If you've ever …

Home Decorating

8 Storage Solutions We're Stealing from Tiny Houses

Do you ever feel like there’s just not enough storage space in your home? Or that there are certain objects you just can’t find a place for? Yeah, been there.<p>If you’re struggling to find room for all your belongings, it might be time to take a cue from tiny house owners—after all, they’re the …

The Sweater Outfits You'll See Everywhere in 3 Months

It goes without saying that lightweight sweaters are a wardrobe essential. In fact, they’re the ultimate layering piece that can be worn season after …

Clothing

Why spaetzle is the winter noodle to rule them all

Noodles are my most-craved food, especially those of the saucy, sticky, garlicky stir-fry variety. But once temperatures dip below freezing, it’s all …

Recipes

Everything You Need to Know About Your New Instant Pot

Prepare to join the millions that are already obsessed.<p>January 03, 2018<p>If you got together with family and friends this holiday season, there is a …

6 Tips for Making Low-Sugar Smoothies

Refreshing, delicious, and an easy way to front-load your day with fruits and veggies, smoothies have become the true breakfast of champions. But …

Miso-Ginger Chicken Salad

For this super-simple, flavor-packed salad, we dressed the shredded meat from a rotisserie chicken with a tangy, gingery miso-based dressing. Sliced …

How to Make French Onion Soup

This classic French onion soup has a rich, smoky pork broth and is easy to make using our step-by-step tutorial.