In spring 2006, BACKPACKER editors Jon Dorn, Peter Flax, and Kris Wagner joined a group of readers for a weekend of hiking and mapping in a remote slot canyon. (Photos by Jonathan Dorn)
In May 2006, BACKPACKER editors Jon Dorn and Kris Wagner made an early-season summit attempt on the highest peak (14,255 feet) in Rocky Mountain National Park. (Photos by Jonathan Dorn)
Tackle one of the toughest and least crowded routes in the Grand Canyon on this 24.4-mile loop.
Drop off the north rim on the North Kaibab Trail on 8.1-mile hike down to Bright Angel Canyon.