Search claimed at least five lives over the past decade.
For nine days in 1939, the search for a nine-year-old New York boy captivated America.
A Cannes-winning film takes on the good and the bad of life off the grid.
HBO developing new show based on advice columns.
We talked to CamelBak CEO Sally McCoy, who’s been backpacking since she was 5, about how her wilderness experiences have shaped her leadership and career.
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.
Scott Jurek talks about what it took to set a new Appalachian Trail record and how to enjoy wild places on the run
Backcountry enthusiasts deserve a president who cares about trails. So we asked John McCain and Barack Obama ten tough questions–then polled 989 BACKPACKER readers to find out what matters to you in this election.