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We put the season’s newest featherweight packs through 3,800 total miles of testing. These are the ones that kept our long-distance team cruising along in ultralight bliss.
BACKPACKER hasn’t given an Editor’s Choice Award to a waterproof shell since 2016. Here's why.
Get in touch with your wild side in some of the worst weather the Lower 48 has to offer.
Rise through rainforest to come face to face with a Maori god.
In Arizona, the National Park Service and the Navajo government are building a better way to run a park.
Yes, 'springing forward' means it's dark an hour later. But that just means you've got more time to catch the sunrise from one of these four perfect lookouts.
Three couples who survived thru-hikes – and one who didn’t – share their tips for remaining united on the trail.
The ATC predicts an increasing number of hikers will hit the trail after the movie "A Walk in the Woods" premieres, and they're shoring up their defenses.
A recent PEER report highlights the contrast between record-breaking crowds visiting National Parks and the dwindling numbers of rangers defending them.
Tyler Fox, the creator of "The Pacific Crest Trail in Three Minutes," tells BACKPACKER about the video, its success, and his next adventure.
20 campsites comprising what very well may be a final and exhaustive list of the very best backcountry spots in US National Park system.