Spend your life on the trail, and one thing's for sure: You'll come away with plenty of hiking stories. From survival stories to personal essays to stories to adventure tales from the Pacific Crest Trail and Appalachian Trail, this is where you'll find backpacker's favorite yarns.
These ten point-to-point treks pack the payoffs of a thru-hike, but they're hikeable in a week.
Nearly a century ago, Peter Parsons made long trail history before there were long trails.
We do need to prioritize the parks, but not among each other, writes former National Park Service Director Jonathan Jarvis.
From a hermit’s three-decade sojourn in the wilderness to a geographer’s dive into the racial history of the outdoors, these titles bring a new perspective to the adventure canon.
National Parks may be America’s best idea, but we’ve created more preserves than we can take care of. It’s time to rightsize the system.
Catalans are famously good hosts. I'll drink to that.
Will “Akuna” Robinson is an Iraq veteran, a thru-hiker, and now, one of the few African-American backpackers to complete the country’s three most famous long trails.
An accidental litterer receives their penance in this edition of Leave No Trace Confessional.
Hunters fund conservation through taxes and tag fees. As their numbers decline, it’s time for hikers to step up.
New rules allow government to share economic impacts of listing, eliminates protections for threatened species.