Four thousand miles between your home and your hike? Don’t let getting to the trailhead slow you
down. We polled dozens of travel professionals, including guides, athletes, travel writers, and our
very own staff—fresh off a weeklong trek in Chile—to bring you 68 field-proven tips. Improve your
packing, planning, gear, health, and skills for surviving worst-case adventure scenarios—
and start globetrotting like an expert.
The World's Best Budget Finds...
Choose What to Pack & How to Find Gear Deals
How to Pack Your Duffle
Carry on Your Camp Kit + Must-have Medicines
Prepare & Schedule
Scout International Routes
Find a Guide