Identify plants and animals in the backcountry with field identification guides courtesy of Backpacker Magazine. The more you know about wildlife habitats, migration patterns and blooming seasons, the easier it is to spot flora and fauna along the trail, enriching your backpacking experience.
Want to know what kind of wildlife has been hiking on your favorite trail? The answer is right in front of you. Learn to recognize animal tracks, and you'll be able to see for yourself.
Get in touch with your inner hunter-gatherer and have the best backcountry dinner that's entirely from nature. It's the ultimate survival test.
Bucket lists aren't just about views. Make a point to hear these 4 amazing animal sounds in the wild.