Backpacking

Gear List: Cordillera Real Traverse

<i>Click here for more details & images from the traverse of Bolivia’s Cordillera Real range.</i><p>I hiked the 150 mile (241 km) CRT in August of this year, …

Machu Picchu

Wilderness Backpacking Gift Guide | Holiday Gift Guide

The easiest way to light up an outdoor lover’s face is to invite them on a trip, or get them a sweet piece of gear. We’re hoping you have the trip …

Camping

Sweet Suite! Unique Tent Design Gives Strong Results

Pre-bent poles give this semi-freestanding tent more space without the extra weight.<p><b>After cycling with and sleeping in Sierra Design’s Sweet Suite 2</b> …

Outdoors

North Backbone Trail to Mount Baldy

An adventurous peakbagging trip ending with a climb up the northern slopes of Mount Baldy via Pine Mountain, this remote hike offers solitude and the …

Adventure Travel

The Danner Explorer 650 Boots—Do They Hike as Good as They Look?

What do you want in a fall outdoors boot? Something that can handle a long backcountry hike, obviously. Something that can handle a little weather, …

Camping

Hikes of the Week - The Salt Lake Tribune

From the parking area, the trail starts at the opening in the chain-link fence. You will soon see a trail split; go left. As you hike through a …

Adventure Travel

What To Do If You Fall Through Thin Ice

Skating, fishing, hiking, fat biking: Winter’s freeze offers up new areas to explore. But with it comes the danger of falling through thin ice.<p><b>As the</b> …

Outdoors Gear

Readers' Photos: 'Breeze' | The Great Outdoors

Readers’ Photos: ‘Breeze’<p>21st November 2017<p><b>Readers’ photos from the December 2017 issue of The Great Outdoors</b><p>In our readers’ photography series, we …

Outdoors

This Week's Top Photos from the #PacificCrestTrail

Ladies, gentlemen, and hiker trash- it has returned. We are pleased to reintroduce one of our all time favorite series- the top Instagram posts from …

Hiking

Jennifer Pharr Davis Completes 1,200-Mile Journey to Support NC Mountains-to-Sea Trail

Posted by Jeff on Nov 21, 2017 @ 6:53 am in Hiking News | 0 comments | Last modified: November 20, 2017<p>After three months and nearly 1,200 miles of …

Outdoors

Fitting Room - Dan's Picks for New Climbers

Dan's Picks for New Climbers<p>Sport Climbing<p>Add To Cart<p>Daniel's notes<p>"This is a great rope for anything from projects to red point sends. It comes in a …

Outdoors

Step Up and Believe!

Women's Climbing Clinics with Steph Davis<p>Step Up and Believe!Women's Climbing Clinics with Steph Davis<p>“Step up and BELIEVE!” was the the mantra for …

Outdoors

Cross-Canada Dispatch #6

<i>Words by Conor Mihell //</i> <i>Photography by David Jackson</i><p>Cross-Canada paddler Mike Ranta takes a passive approach to canoe trip planning. That was …

Kayaking

Basic Thru-Hiker Nutrition Part 2: BMR and TDEE

In Part 1 of this series, I gave a brief overview of basic nutrition elements such as calories, carbohydrates, protein, and fat. In this segment, I …

Weight Loss

Fitting Room - Karsyn’s Picks for New Climbers

Karsyn’s Picks for New Climbers<p>Sport<p>Add To Cart<p>Karsyn's notes<p>"You'll quickly find that when you're cragging, you don't want to skimp the amount of …

Outdoors

What's a "Kelsy?" Why Katahdin?

Hey folks!<p>My name’s Kelsy, and I’m about to start my wildest adventure yet.<p>Until now, Photography has been my primary form of expression. Although a …

Appalachian Trail

Environmental projects receive EOCA conservation funding after public vote | The Great Outdoors

21st November 2017<p><b>After a record-breaking number of applications, five environmental and conservation projects have received a total of €300,000 in</b> …

Outdoors

Hammer, Shatter, Slice: Steel Will Roamer is Rugged, Budget-Friendly Blade

Big, strong, and ready for hard use, Steel Will’s Roamer R300 fixed blade is as easy on the wallet as it is useful in the field.<p><b>Introduced in the</b> …

Knives

The Best Backpacking Tents

<i>Outside</i> has reviewed backpacking tents for 40 years, and during that time we’ve tested a lot of well-designed models. But if we had to choose the best all-around tent to take backpacking right now, we’d buy the Sierra Designs Flash 2 FL. We love the Flash 2 FL because it’s fast and simple to set …

Camping

The Gear You Need to Have an Amazing Backpacking Adventure

Have you always wanted to do a backpacking trip but have never actually got around to it? Something always gets in the way? Not sure what gear you …

Camping

Dealing with Paranoia on the Trail (or not)

A description of how it feels for me to sleep in the woods and incite with it.The post Dealing with Paranoia on the Trail (or not) appeared first on …

Outdoors

Backpacking like royalty in Olympic National Park's Royal Basin

Backpacking like royalty in Olympic National Park's Royal Basin <br>posted by John : September 2-4, 2017<p>Even queens and princesses walk like this<p>One foot …

National Parks

85 Years Of Danner: The Evolution of a Hiking Boot

Danner Boots have come a long way since launching 85 years ago. Yet the classic aesthetic and quality remain much the same.<p><b>There’s something special</b> …

Shoes

Nat Geo Shares All the Gear We Need for Winter Adventures

Winter is only a month away here in the northern hemisphere, and while that means that some people will hole up inside their warm houses for the …

Camping

Review: Hammock Gear Standard Dyneema Fiber Tarp With Doors

Basic Specs:<p>Model: Standard Dyneema (Cuben) Fiber Tarp with doors<br>• Brand: Hammock Gear<br>• Weight: 7.28 oz (11′ Ridgeline Green)<br>• MSRP: …

Appalachian Trail

Correction: trousers review, December magazine | The Great Outdoors

20th November 2017<p>Due to a production error, two photographs are wrongly displayed in the December issue of The Great Outdoors. The image …

Outdoors

What is a Cottage Gear Manufacturer?

A cottage gear manufacturer is one that manufactures their own products, rather than outsourcing them to a contract manufacturer. In the backpacking …

Outdoors

Trip Report: Cordillera Real Traverse

<i>I first visited Bolivia’s Cordillera Real in 1996. During that trip I distinctly recall thinking that it would be cool to return in the future, and</i> …

Outdoors

Security firm was paid to build a conspiracy lawsuit against DAPL protesters

The private security firm TigerSwan, hired by Energy Transfer Partners to protect the controversial Dakota Access pipeline, was paid to gather …

Outdoors

Climbing the Arthurs: interview with Kellan MacInnes, author of 'Caleb's List' and 'The Making of Mickey Bell' | The Great Outdoors

Climbing the Arthurs: interview with Kellan MacInnes, author of ‘Caleb’s List’ and ‘The Making of Mickey Bell’<p>20th November 2017<p><b>You’ve heard of the</b> …

Outdoors