Holly "Cargo" Harrison has finally reached the U.S. on a 15,000-mile hike through South and North America
Backpacking a trail of biblical proportions
And the potentially catastrophic injuries he suffered make the time even more impressive
August’s full solar eclipse is the first visible from the United States since 1979. Traveling over 14 states on its way east, from Oregon to South Carolina, the eclipse passes over the southern end of the Appalachian Trail - a 2,200-mile wilderness hike that winds from Georgia to Maine. Photographer Spike Johnson traveled to witness the event and survey the scene.
We wanted to see just how light we could make our summer backpacking setup—money and comfort be damned
The Great Eastern Trail spans nine states and 1,600 miles just west of the Appalachian Trail, but private landowners, meager funding, and sluggish construction are holding up the completion of America's next big wilderness route
California's banner snowfall plus a record number of hikers have kept local search and rescue teams very, very busy
Sammy Hartley skis, climbs, bikes, and backpacks—and just spent five days hiking rim to rim
Part Burning Man, part Camino de Santiago, part Fringe Festival thrown in for good measure, Trail Days is 72 hours of hiking mayhem.
Facing a failed marriage and an underwhelming job, Tonya Holt decided to sell her belongings, cancel her apartment lease, and set out on a six-month wilderness backpacking trip. Who she’ll be when she finishes, she isn’t sure.