“The world and how it interacts with me changed the day I came out as trans”
What happens when you feed 2,000 actual hikers' trail names into a neural network? We'll let you see for yourself.
After Covid's long-term side effects left her unable to chase the physical adventures she had treasured before, Dani Mortell found herself negotiating a new outdoor experience.
A hiker starts experiencing coughing fits and chest pain on the trail. Is it just the aftereffects of a long day, or something more serious?
Like many other subcultures, long-distance hiking has its own language.
A fatal avalanche near Hoosier Pass, Colorado is a reminder that dangerous slides can occur on gentle terrain
Like a seed pushing through the hard spring soil in search of the sun, so too must you push through adversity to the glorious ultralight of backpacking.
Overcrowding is destroying our parks. Timed entry systems can save them.
Through bad weather, injuries, and access issues, I've climbed the same mountain every month for a decade and a half. I hope to do it for as long as I can.
Through two breakups, career changes, and more, the Beaten Path has been a welcome constant—and a yardstick for just how much everything else has shifted.
The John Muir Trail was my dream hike—until a bout of food poisoning turned it into a nightmare.
From blueberry picking in New York and New Hampshire to pure solitude in New Hampshire and Maine, moose sitings in Vermont, and peaks in New York, these the hikes feature the best of the Northeast.
Our top stories of the year covered how much hiking has changed—and how much it hasn't.
Benton MacKaye's original proposal for the Appalachian Trail came out 100 years ago. While the trail may have changed, the appeal hasn't.