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May



17 Really Good Reasons to Save Your Money for Kilimanjaro

Yes, you could hike the PCT twice for the cost of a two-week trip to the roof of Africa. But you won’t see any monkeys in the Sierra.

First Night Out: Essays

Three authors write about the moments that changed their impressions of the backcountry forever.

First Night Out: Top 10 Rookie Mistakes

Dodge these common errors with our prevention primer.

First Night Out: Cooking

Learn how to set up your kitchen, store food, and wash dishes in the backcountry.

First Night Out: Treat Water

Learn how to treat water in the backcountry.

First Night Out: In Camp

How to choose a campsite, set up camp. and sleep comfortably.

First Night Out: On the Trail

How to dress comfortably and stay fueled while hiking.

First Night Out: Fauna

Three trails teeming with wildlife

First Night Out: The Ten Essentials

Outdoor experts have refined the list of key safety and survival tools into these 10 categories. Don't leave home without them.

First Night Out: Packing and Planning

Tips on packing and planning for your first night under the stars.

First Night Out: Water

Three beautiful water-side hikes

First Night Out: Flora

Three hikes with scenic wildflower vistas

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