Kicks to keep feet fresh no matter what your mileage

Our favorite kit for long days on the trail

Reliable performers for switchback adventures

We've been married 13 years and backpacked more than 12,000 miles together. This is what we've learned.

Your mindset is your most important tool in the backcountry

How to build a system of equipment that will offer direction in wild landscapes

What types to bring, where to find them, and how to make your own

And how to tell if you really need one

The Alpine Carbon Corks aren't cheap, but they're the best collapsible poles for rugged use

An argument for supported hiking

Nowadays you have more options than ever, from nutrient-dense seeds to bars that taste like they came out of your grandma’s kitchen. Here are six of our favorites.

You don't need mountain trails out your door to get your boots ready for a big hike

You don't need mountain trails out your door to get your boots ready for a big hike

The gear and the skills you need to get home safely

Weather’s nasty? No need to stay inside if you’ve got a pair of these.

Summer may be coming to an end, but that doesn’t mean you have to put your gear away. We pulled some numbers, and these were the products you were most stoked about.

Dogs belong off-leash outdoors. But if you're going to take your dog off-leash, you need to be responsible.

Step one is pretty damn simple: dry the thing

We partnered with a gear-subscription company to create three custom boxes tailored to different slices of an active lifestyle

An ideal quilt for summer and fall in the Mountain West

The last thing you want is to go for a drink and end up sipping dirty water

From the mouths of hikers mid-trail

Backcountry’s 30-liter Adventure Pack fits everything I need in a sleek, efficient package

Amphibious features make this shoe a no-brainer for warm-weather adventures

The answer isn't just throwing everything in your backpack all at once. Here's the right way to pack for a long haul in the wilderness.

This shoe is a multisport machine, tackling technical approaches, long hikes, and overnight backpacking trips

Our top tips for fixing your gear and getting back out there

We picked the ORCA Liddup cooler as an essential piece of road-trip gear in our 2019 Summer Buyer's Guide

Stay comfortable on the trail, whether you're out for two days or ten

Spending just $25 and 15 minutes nets you something stronger and more comfortable than anything you could ever buy

Everyone's quick to tell you all the reasons to go lighter. Allow me to explain why they're wrong.

I've spent almost two months testing this tough midweight load hauler. Here are my impressions.

The best way to deal with the wild winter's lingering snowpack

Gear hacks for a good backpacking trip when the weather goes bad

Get a doggie backpack, like Kurgo's Baxter, and your pup can lug its own gear along the trail

Snacks, water, and diapers—these fit it all

Move beyond the book bag with these sport-focused models…

Lightweight hikers that command the path

Stuff to keep you comfortable for a day (or a month) on the trail

Stuff to keep you comfortable for a day (or a month) on the trail

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