Take our etiquette quiz to find out if you're genteel or a heel.
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Take advantage of dark skies by hiking away from city lights to starry skyscapes that'd make van Gogh weep. Here's links to six of our favorites.
Video footage & backcountry skills tips from Backpacker's winter ski testing in Norway & Colorado.
Get out this weekend to explore open meadows and ridgelines at night.
Cheese spread, bars, drinks, trail mixes–there's more variety than ever in trail snacks.
Claim a corner of your garage or basement to create this ultimate setup for storing, maintaining, and repairing gear.
Your pre-trip shopping just got a whole lot easier.
Take the hassle out of menu planning with these fast meals.
Since breakfast is the most important meal of the day, don't leave camp without inhaling one of these tasty options.
From dawn-to-dusk epics in Utah canyons to lazy-picnic blueberry strolls in Maine–plus hikes to peaks, redwoods, hot springs, beaches, and more–here are 100 ways to spend a perfect day on the trail.