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!
Make the most of every outing by knowing what your kids can and can’t do.
Go further, ride better, and have more fun by using science to optimize your cold-weather fueling strategy.
Make these flavorful dishes and you won't need to dump Tabasco on your dinner.
How to find the right camp for your kids—and how to know if they're ready.
Gear up for the United States' toughest long path with these expert picks.
First of all, should you?
Yes, hiking is wonderful and nature is grand. But when you’re walking for months at a time, you will eventually get bored. Our thru-hiker explains how to deal with trail fatigue.