Fall Camping Guide

Hiking's best season is here, and we've got everything you need to make the most of it.
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Hiking's best season is here, and we've got everything you need to make the most of it.

12 Amazing Fall Foliage Destinations

Denali gets an early jump on fall color, so check out these flaming dwarf birch bushes framing the Alaska Range. Hike any number of trails in Denali National Park and Preserve from mid-September to mid-October before the snow takes over the landscape. [image: NPS]

Denali gets an early jump on fall color, so check out these flaming dwarf birch bushes framing the Alaska Range. Hike any number of trails in Denali National Park and Preserve from mid-September to mid-October before the snow takes over the landscape. [image: NPS]

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5 Skills to Know

Practice your fire skills. (Photo by Dawn Huczek / Flickr)

image: Dawn Huczek / Flickr

The Season's Best New Daypacks



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6 New Books to Read

The Wild Truth Carine McCandless (Nov 11; HarperOne)  At first glance, it may not seem like there's anything new to say about Chris McCandless, whose fatal journey into Alaska has been well-known since the release of Jon Krakauer’s Into the Wild and the eponymous film adaptation. But now, more than 20 years later, McCandless’s sister Carine steps forward to fill in crucial blanks about her brother’s troubled upbringing and sheds new light on how the tragedy affected the entire family. [image courtesy Harper One]

The Wild Truth Carine McCandless (Nov 11; HarperOne) At first glance, it may not seem like there's anything new to say about Chris McCandless, whose fatal journey into Alaska has been well-known since the release of Jon Krakauer’s Into the Wild and the eponymous film adaptation. But now, more than 20 years later, McCandless’s sister Carine steps forward to fill in crucial blanks about her brother’s troubled upbringing and sheds new light on how the tragedy affected the entire family. [image courtesy Harper One]

Make Sweeter S'mores

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(Photo by Jesse Coss)

Warm Up With Spicy Hot Chocolate

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Spicy hot chocolate served in a GSI Enamelware mug. (Crystal Sagan)

Scary Stories for the Campfire

Terror in the Trees, now available as an e-book!
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