FIRST NIGHT OUT
The most important trip you’ll ever take? The very first one. So all year, we’re celebrating readers who take the plunge. First, check out our upcoming May issue for expert advice on getting started (or introducing someone else to the trail). Then get out there—or take your spouse, kid, neighbor, coworker, whoever—for the first time. Send your stories, photos, and tips (like the one below) to firstname.lastname@example.org. You could win tents, boots, packs, and other gear, and might be featured in these pages.