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!
You don’t need to travel far to try something new. Redline your state, see a celestial show, or get to know your local wildlife with these 8 ideas.
A hike a week can change your life.
Two fair-weather enthusiasts tear down their fear of the fourth season.
Whether it’s a moderate overnight load or 45 pounds of expedition gear, the moment you put on a pack your body must acclimate to additional pressure on your joints, muscles, and spine. Add these exercises to your workout routine to feel like a champ no matter how much you're carrying.
With new EXOspikes, Kahtoola completes the ultimate trilogy of winter traction.
We all need a little something to munch on while we wait for the chili to rehydrate. These tasty, easy-prep apps might just be the most memorable part of the meal.
It can't all be sunsets and bear encounters. Thru-hikers spend most of their time doing one thing: walking.