Add to your outdoor wilderness skills arsenal with expert advice and survival tips from Backpacker Magazine. We cover it all, from pre-trip planning to backpacker-friendly recipes to how to raise backpacking kids and more!
Expert advice from Hike It Baby's Jessica Carillo Allatore
Expert advice from Family Channel editor, Lisa Jhung
Expert advice from BACKPACKER Editor-in-Chief, Dennis Lewon
Experience begets skill—and blind spots, ruts, and inefficient routines. Just because you’ve taken to doing something one way doesn’t mean it’s the right way.
Use pressure-point stretching, known as myofascial release, to loosen key hiking muscles and boost recovery.
Want to avoid growing a science project in your water bottle or hydration bladder? We’ve got the cleaning tips and tricks to keep them squeaky clean
This backpacking staple can do more than make sandwiches.