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Give a Sherpa a Lift: Apa Sherpa Summits Mt. Everest for the 20th Time

Sherpa's big year also includes an limited edition Suunto watch to benefit his foundation.

Life's Short, Hike More!

What makes a backpacker a backpacker? It's not the garage full of gear or piles of guidebooks--it's the experiences, from thru-hiking a long trail to pushing your personal envelope to inspiring a child's love of wilderness. Here we present BACKPACKER's new Life List: 10 experiences to add to your tick-listnow--and the key skills you need to nail them.

New Life List: Summit a Himalayan Peak

The roof of the world is open to everyone, and your personal Mt. Everest is waiting.

Rolwaling And Khumbu Valleys, Nepal

Experience the magic of the remote Himalaya.

Hike the Classics

It takes a certain kind of trail to earn such a lofty title. But our top 10 deliver unrivaled scenery, challenge, local culture, and most of all–fun.

Globetrotter: Leo Le Bon, the Godfather of Trekking

In this interview the founder of adventure travel dishes on his favorite wild places, oddest encounters, and the world's next great trekking destinations.

Travel Like a Pro: Etiquette On the Trail

Verse yourself in proper cultural etiquette to avoid being just another rude tourist (hint: keep your hands to yourself).

The World's Best Unknown Treks

We've traveled to 10 countries and uncovered the best adventures you never knew existed.

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