Hiking

Mikaela Osler
A writer with a few such times under her belt ponders whether or not speed enhances or detracts from the experience

What started as a Instagram account has boomed into a community of Muslim hikers taking on trails around the world

Outdoor Recreation’s impact on tribal lands, renaming a California state park, and Candide Thovex trims the trees

A thru-hiker’s best tips for decreasing your garbage

I tallied the waste I created for a month of my thru-hike. It was embarrassing. Now I know how to begin fixing it.

Hikers rescue stranded dog on Pico de Orizaba, Mikaela Shiffrin ties World Cup wins record, New Zealand MP bikes to childbirth

California rescue aided by drone, Mikaela Shiffrin chases ski record, and turkey trot Strava art

Backpacking rule number one: pack enough to eat

NPS study on harassment leaked, more ski resorts delay opening, teddy bear lost in Glacier National Park reunited with owner

What’s a surefire way to ruin an outdoor adventure? A selfish partner.

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Who needs an off-season? Check out our tips to keep trekking throughout the winter.

A couple and their one-year-old child were found less than two miles from their car in the Sierra National Forest, with no obvious trauma. Authorities finally determined the cause of death.

We’ve all felt that panic when you wander off trail and can’t find your way back. Gaia GPS solves this problem.

Pawel Szafruga recently did the unthinkable by summiting all of Colorado’s 14,000-foot peaks in a single thru-hike. Will others follow?

A long-distance rambler named Bearsun is walking from L.A. to New York, dressed like a very large Pokémon. This is his story.

An athlete and adventurer wants to summit the world’s highest peaks while advocating for inclusivity in the world of outdoor recreation

Hiking is for everyone—but as Kara Richardson Whitely, a.k.a. Mama Kubwa, discovered, not everyone has gotten the memo

Those instructions on the brownie box? Feel free to ignore them. This simple technique will get you a chocolatey dessert in just a few minutes.

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Whether you’re looking to bag a 14er or just head out on a longer hike with your adventure pup, Ollie and his dad Stephen have some sage advice for making the most of your time on the trail.

Injury forces ultra legend Scott Jurek off the trail

This time the former AT record holder is heading southbound and shooting for a time of under 40 days

It takes patience and some trial and error to make new trail buddies

Because sometimes, you just want to get away from it all

No two waterfalls are exactly alike, but these will always capture our imagination

I always loved hiking but hated sleeping in a tent. When I stopped using one, I found new joy on the trail.

Public lands have become more trodden and restrictive, but the pandemic-era craziness might not last

After 2,652 miles, 400,000 feet in elevation gain, and more than 51 days, the ultrarunner finished his PCT thru-hike

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You don’t have to stray far from this adventure hub to experience everything that makes Alaska such an incredible destination

When hikers have leftover food or gear, they don’t trash it. They drop it in a box for the next person who needs it, forming a beautiful network of anonymous interdependence.

Exercise may not be enough to make up for thru-hikers’ bad diets, a new paper suggests

Acadia National Park in Maine boasts 150 miles of trails on its official maps, but that’s only a part of what once existed. Matthew Sherrill tagged along with a couple of local history obsessives to explore some of the dozens of unmarked paths that lead to what were once major attractions—places some want to stay a secret.

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Whether you’re an expert or a beginner, there’s always something to learn about making the most of your time outside

From a long-distance thru-hike to exploring an urban park in your backyard, here's everything you need to know

A group of LGBTQ+ mountaineers set a goal to summit Mount Hood and bring inclusivity into the outdoor community

Having a disability and staging epic adventures can go hand in hand. You just have to be willing to ask for a little help.

All the essentials for crushing long days on the trail

Why reaching outdoor nirvana means journeying far from the beaten path

Hiking remains a rare modern opportunity to be stunned by the unknown. Don’t spoil it by obsessing over a bunch of YouTube videos.

If you're just getting started on the trails, don't be overwhelmed. This 101 guide breaks down where to go, what to wear, and everything you need to know to stay safe and have fun out there.

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