Backpacker Magazine Blogs - backpacker.com http://www.backpacker.com/blogs/ Backpacker Magazine Blogs en-us Copyright 2008 Active Interest Media, Inc. All Rights Reserved. 3600 How Good Are Bears At Rock Climbing? http://www.backpacker.com/ask-a-bear-how-good-are-bears-at-rock-climbing/blogs/2007 Our resident grizzly answers your burning questions in his weekly column. Ask a Bear: Encounter With a Bear on a Bike? http://www.backpacker.com/ask-a-bear-mountain-bike/blogs/2006 Our resident grizzly tackles your burning questions in his weekly "Ask a Bear" column. Ask a Bear: Safe to Approach Black Bears? http://www.backpacker.com/ask-a-bear-approach-a-black-bear/blogs/2005 Our resident grizzly tackles all of your burning questions in his weekly "Ask a Bear" column. Ask a Bear: How Rare are "Pizzly" Bear Hybrids? http://www.backpacker.com/ask-a-bear-pizzly-bear/blogs/2004 Our resident expert answers your burning questions in his weekly "Ask a Bear" column. Ask a Bear: Am I Safe Observing You From a Kayak? http://www.backpacker.com/ask-a-bear-swimming/blogs/2003 Our resident grizzly expert answers your burning questions in his weekly "Ask a Bear" column. Ask a Bear: Do Bears Eat Other Bears? http://www.backpacker.com/ask-a-bear-do-bears-eat-other-bears/blogs/2002 Our resident grizzly answers your burning questions in his weekly column. Ask A Bear: What Should I Do If A Bear Charges? http://www.backpacker.com/ask-a-bear-bear-charge/blogs/2001 Our resident expert tackles your burning questions in his weekly "Ask a Bear" column. Ask a Bear: Do You Prefer Hot or Cold? http://www.backpacker.com/ask-a-bear-hot-or-cold/blogs/2000 Our resident grizzly tackles all of your burning questions in his weekly "Ask a Bear" column. Ask a Bear: Foolproof Bear Bag Technique? http://www.backpacker.com/ask-a-bear-food-bag/blogs/1999 Our resident expert answers all your bear questions in his weekly feature. Ask A Bear: Will Beeswax Waterproofing Attract You? http://www.backpacker.com/ask-a-bear-honey/blogs/1998 Our resident bruin expert answers all your questions in our weekly feature, 'Ask A Bear.' How About Storify? http://www.backpacker.com/embedding_practice/blogs/1997 This probably could work pretty well. What kind of Cool Stuff Can We Embed? http://www.backpacker.com/2012_outdoor_retailer_winter_market_testing/blogs/1996 Let's play with the blog feature. Backpacker Photo School: Capture Your Favorite Trees http://www.backpacker.com/backpacker_photo_school_tree_photography/blogs/daily_dirt/1936 2011-10-25 00:00:00 Trees do more than keep our ecosystem in balance with oxygen: They bring nature closer to our lives, especially when we can't escape the bustle of daily city life. RECALL: 2011 Editors' Choice Winner http://www.backpacker.com/recall-2011-editors-choice-winner-/blogs/daily_dirt/1994 If you purchased the DeLorme Earthmate PN60w and Spot Satellite Communicator combo (reviewed in April 2011), read this release to see if you need a replacement. Make (Gobs of) Money from Hiking http://www.backpacker.com/jansport_contest_win_backpacking/blogs/daily_dirt/1993 JanSport announces $10,000 prize for easy outdoor video Medical Update On Backpacker Editor http://www.backpacker.com/editor-jon-dorn-awakens-from-coma/blogs/daily_dirt/1992 Dorn wakes up from GU-induced psychedelic coma Backpacker editor hospitalized http://www.backpacker.com/blogs/daily_dirt/1991 Suffers glycemic shock from new GU product Video: Hike the Entire Appalachian Trail—in Five Minutes http://www.backpacker.com/febtest_green_tunnel_at_5_minutes/blogs/daily_dirt/1990 Stop-motion film "Green Tunnel" takes you through the length of the Appalachian Trail Eastern Cougars Declared Extinct http://www.backpacker.com/eastern_cougars_declared_extinct/blogs/daily_dirt/1989 After 38 years as "endangered", the U.S. Fish and Wildlife department finally pulled the plug on the Eastern cougar. Believe It: Albino Redwoods http://www.backpacker.com/febtest_albino_redwoods/blogs/daily_dirt/1988 Henry Cowell State Park holds an intriguing botanical oddity: albino redwood trees