Life's Short, Hike More!

What makes a backpacker a backpacker? It's not the garage full of gear or piles of guidebooks--it's the experiences, from thru-hiking a long trail to pushing your personal envelope to inspiring a child's love of wilderness. Here we present BACKPACKER's ne

Thru-Hike the JMT Climb a Via Ferrata

Take the Ultimate Family Paddling Adventure

Shoot a Wall-Worthy Photo

Tackle a Monster Dayhike in the Grand Canyon

Traverse a Mountain Range

Bag a Remote Peak

See a Grizzly

Summit a Himalayan Peak

Explore Patagonia