Stay fresh, whether you’re out for a few miles or a few thousand.
Dogs who stay active live longer—and there’s no better way to stay active than hiking. Keep your pooch on the trail with a lot of love, and a little veterinary help.
Pare down your kit weight, but not your comfort, with these minimalist load-haulers.
Noodles in the morning? Trust us on this one.
Knowing how to help a scared hiking partner is as important as knowing how to tape an ankle.
The TSL Symbioz HyperFlex Adjust is a cush ride with real bite.
Pleads guilty to misdemeanors related to 2020 trip
A 40-year-old hiker passed away after an apparent encounter with a bear in the Absaroka Mountains.
Get ready for the adventure of a lifetime with the most popular columns from thru-hiker Liz "Snorkel" Thomas.
An in-progress, 71-mile spur seeks to connect one of America’s most famous long trails with the ocean.
In THRU, a team of strangers take on a 1,200-mile journey across America’s wildest long trail and document their adventures through the Pacific Northwest. Here, the co-creators share a behind-the-scenes glimpse through photos they took along the way.
Learning to love these two ultralight essentials is one of the best ways to lighten your pack.
Capture beautiful nightscapes without investing in a new camera with these expert tips on how to photograph starry skies, meteor showers, the Milky Way, and beyond.
Hiking a long trail is a challenge no matter who you are. But not everyone is equally able to make the compromises it requires.
Are you drinking enough? Filter faster and hydrate smarter with these pro tips.
The outdoor industry's largest trade show will leave Denver and relocate to its former home in Salt Lake City in 2023.
Harness the power of observation and the fundamentals of meteorology to make short-term forecasts on your next hike.
Two heavyweights of the pack world go head to head.
With no limits on the resources for this new design, Osprey came up with a pack that lives up to the name
Make sure you never get lost again by mastering the underappreciated art of navigating with a compass and map.
They may look like gentle giants, but approaching moose is dangerous—for people and animals.
Ill backpacker rescued in 90-minute mission.
Already itching to head into the backcountry? These overnights are accessible way earlier than the high country classics, with views just as good.
Tired of red, stinging blisters three miles into every ten-mile trek? Us too. That’s why we’ve brought together the best blister prevention tips and tricks for keeping you and your feet happy on any trip.
From city-based summits to long desert trails, here are the best local hikes in Phoenix.
When Cheryl Strayed's memoir of a long hike on the PCT came out, relatively few non-hikers had heard of the trail. Fast forward a decade, and things have changed drastically.
There's plenty of options when summiting the highest point on the country's eastern seaboard, from multi-peak loops to quick out-and-backs.
Officials say boulders could take days to clean up.
The former president will narrate a five-part nature series for the streaming platform.
Squats and step-ups aren't targeting your entire gluteus. These three exercises are your key to complete glute strength.
Rise above the slop with this essential spring hiking gear.
Fend off aches and pains with these hiker-specific exercises.
The lowdown on four-season shelters that might be your home on future winter trips.
These lights have your back when the sun goes down.
Brands and organizations have pledged their support through donations and other measures.
What would you do if search and rescue had to evacuate you from a mountain? For one hiker, the answer was “go back and try again the next day.”
As he hiked through this UNESCO World Heritage Site, Jake Maynard found that the people who made the canyon home challenged his American idea of "wilderness".
The Appalachian Trail’s Most Famous Viewpoints Are More Popular Than Ever—and the NPS Is Looking for a Solution
The National Park Service will hold public meetings this month to determine how it should manage McAfee Knob, the Dragon’s Tooth, and Tinker Cliffs.
Home to the rarest pine trees in the country plus one of the last salt marshes in southern California, this wilderness refuge amidst an urban sea is a paradise for hikers.
Everything changes—even the Pacific Crest Trail. One of the trail's early thru-hikers shares snapshots from his trip up the path in 1985
Quite possibly the easiest meals you'll ever make with three ingredients or less
Cottage brands, the backbone of the ultralight community, are more popular than ever.
Learn what you need to stay fueled and happy for every trip with performance nutrition advice from our expert personal trainer.
For many bears, winter means hibernate or die. Here's what they do to survive. Plus: how climate change puts newborn cubs in danger.
Just how much pack weight can one hiker cut? Our editor performs a far-out experiment in minimalism.
Aventon’s Sinch Ebike changes the game for car campers, with a compact design that folds up in seconds and a robust 40-mile average range
If your hands and fingers swell up while hiking, don't worry. This common hiking ailment has several potential causes and easy fixes.