Stop relying on bulky socks to keep your feet warm when you hike
Our hiking columnist has spent more than a quarter of the past four years on trail. Every morning out there, without fail, he eats another perfect packet of Pop-Tarts.
The legislation prohibits visiting hikers from exploring the country’s trails by themselves
The bloodsuckers are waking up—and biting—earlier each year
Our national park system has 424 units, but visitors pack into only a few of those. You’ll find jaw-dropping scenery, awesome adventures, and way fewer crowds in these often overlooked parks. And yes, we picked our favorite one in every single state.
Havasu Falls is reopening to visitors after a three-year closure, with limited visits ahead of a full reopening next year. Now’s the time to be thinking about a permit, lodging, and getting in shape for the hike to this beautiful place on the Havasupai Reservation.
How to Hike the Tour du Mont-Blanc: 3 Countries, 11 Mountain Passes, and All the Fresh-Baked Tarts You Can Eat
Starting and finishing in the storied alpine town of Chamonix, France, the TMB circles Mont Blanc. This hundred-mile trail is one of the world’s most stunning—and definitely one of its most entertaining.
We all know that leaving dog feces on the trail is bad form. One editor argues that leaving turd bags behind is worse.
Lake Elsinore has already closed access to one of the most popular areas for checking out the wildflowers
After having my butt saved numerous times by a trekking pole, I now make sure to always pack one in my backcountry kit
Officials issued tickets to ascend 3,284-foot Old Rag in 2022. The program was a success, so the park is continuing it in 2023.
Last January, Carl Stanfield set out to break the world record for the most miles ever hiked in a year. In failing, he found his temporary limit—and, he hopes, a renewed version of himself.
From powdered eggs to fresh apples to entire sausages, here’s the chow that keeps us going