Where to Go Backpacking for Your Most Memorable Summer Yet

Why do we love summer backpacking? The sun sets later and the temperatures are warm. But more than anything else, we love the sense of possibility, the feeling that, with the snow melting and the days lengthening, there's a whole world of adventures opening up for you. We've collected our favorite warm-weather adventures for all kind of hikers, so you can get out and make summer your own.

Go to the Beach

A perfect seaside adventure. Swimsuit optional.

Go North

Find temperate hiking conditions in higher latitudes.

Go Abroad

Grab your passport and explore these international trails.

Go High

It's that time of year to start peakbagging.

Go Get Wet

There's nothing more refreshing than an adventure via kayak, canoe, or paddleboard.

Stay Safe in the Heat

So you've already found your dream summer trail. Here's how to stay cool on it.

Summer Camping Skills

Check out these tips for comfortable (and fun!) summer camping.

From 2023