Durability and light package make this jacket shine.
Yeah, we said it. Watch how bruins go about their daily lives and, what happens when you disrupt their routine. Bottom line: Don't mess with the bear.
Join the BACKPACKER editors on a trek through Tasmania.
Learn to make basics tools with what you can find in the backcountry.
Use this technique to conserve energy and hike for hours on end.
Our editors drop some basic adventure travel knowledge while on a recent trek to Chile.
Kristin Hostetter shows you how to put together a repair kit for the trail.
Associate photo editor Genny Fullerton shows you how to use a histogram on your DSLR.
See why we love this do-anything shell.
Learn what made these goggles stand out from from the pack from Dennis Lewon.
Executive Editor Dennis Lewon shows off the Arc'teryx Alpha SV Jacket
Learn to pick the winter pack that's right for you with contributing editor Kelly Bastone.
Tester Ted Alvarez reviews the Arc'teryx's minimalist jacket with Gortex Active Shell.
An all-day shell with outstanding breathability--that's how our testers categorized this shell from Westcomb.
This small-batch jerky had our editors mouths watering.
Our editors labeled this the sweetest cup on the planet. Gear Editor Kristin Hostetter tells you why.
Watch our tester's review of this latest DriDown-filled bag from Sierra Designs.
Our tester breaks down the pros and cons of this bag from Sea to Summit.
Our tester breaks down this versatile boot from The North Face.
Check out this video review of the latest bag with water-resistant down.
Check out the latest sleeping bag from Kelty.
Check out this review from our in-the-field bag tester.
Add a new dimension to your backcountry cocktail repertoire.
Learn to mix a classic gimlet, trail-style.