There’s more to this Hawaiian island than its most famous trail—and with Na Pali Coast State Park closed indefinitely, there’s never been a better time to sample the best hikes Kaua’i has to offer.
Christian Thomas, a.k.a. "Buddy Backpacker" thru-hiked the AT with his family at the tender age of five, then conquered the PCT. And he's not finished yet.
This pack raises the bar for big-load ventilation.
Join the BACKPACKER editors on a trek through Tasmania.
Two ultralight, ultracomfortable backpacks - one with a top lid and one without.