Top trail runners mix running and walking on steep terrain, but even scientists aren't sure how we choose which is better
The pandemic has robbed kids of vital socialization with friends—and put even more emphasis on the importance of spending time with them in nature. But what happens when your child is a nonstop yakker on the trail?
A new review sifts through the evidence for and against hiking with poles
I've tested hundreds of them. These are the best daily drivers.
'Volksmarches' are popular walking events that involve tea stops, prizes, and a noncompetitive spirit
In an excerpt from his new book, 'In Praise of Walking,' Shane O'Mara delves into the science behind an activity that human beings often underestimate
Help keep trails open by not abusing them
I watched 40-plus hours of thru-hiking vlogs. These are the ones that are worth your time.
Walking away from the adventure of a lifetime is hard, but it makes coming back to it especially rewarding. Here, five thru-hikers share their stories of failing and coming back for more.
With 43,000 feet of elevation gain, 91 miles above 10,000 feet, and 63 summits, the route is not to be taken lightly. Brendan Leonard recounts one of his favorite adventures from the past decade.
With his leg stuck and temperatures dropping, one hiker thought he'd never get out of a remote Utah canyon alive
Doctors told Trey Cate he'd never walk again after Iraq. Now he's organizing the most ambitious thru-hike of the decade.
For decades, the Old Forge was the holy grail of the British outdoors community. The UK's remotest pub, it could only be reached via boat or a three-day walk through one of Britain's last true wildernesses, the Knoydart peninsula in Scotland. A dispute between some locals and a new owner threatened the legend—until they decided to open up a pub of their own.
Grammy nominee Mike Posner left behind his life in L.A. to go on a 2,851-mile journey in search of... something. Here's what he learned about grief, motivation, struggle, and authenticity.
'Let's Talk' follows tech-minimalism evangelist Chris Andrews on a journey by foot across the United States
None would be where they are today without the influence of these people
After being raped in Mongolia in 2015, she's using her trek to advocate for women's safety
The gear and the skills you need to get home safely
She walks across entire continents. She has a Spidey sense for alligators and avalanches. And she is redefining what it means to be a modern-day explorer.
When Baltimore Jack died near Franklin, North Carolina, the news shook the Appalachian Trail community. Jack had left behind the real world to live on the AT, thru-hiking it seven times and helping countless others to reach their goals. To some, his choice to live off the grid was irresponsible. Others celebrated that he'd managed to break the shackles of convention. A look back on the life of an AT antihero.