Brush up on your wilderness survival skills, learn about the latest gear trends, stay up to date on backpacking news, and get your cute animal fix with wilderness videos and photos compiled by the experts at Backpacker Magazine.
Beacon, shovel, probe: Senior Editor Maren Horjus takes us through the winter safety gear you need in your pack.
Gear Editor Eli Bernstein takes us through what to look for when shopping for a pack.
Montana Forest Service's Todd Orr was attacked by the same grizzly twice during a hike in early fall.
Casey Anderson was giving a video crew a demonstration on best practices for using bear spray. As if cue, a mother grizzly charged the group. Lucky for them, Anderson was prepared.
Keep your down jacket clean with a little bit of knowledge.
Zipper not closing? Replace the slider the easy way with a little instruction from Ronald Simonds of Boulder Mountain Repair.
Fix rips and tears yourself with a little help from Boulder Mountain Repair owner Ronald Simonds.
Landfills are clogged with green plastic bottles—and with this shell, GoLite is trying to make them into something useful.
This sub-two-pound tent is both feature-rich and light.
This isn't just a fork—it's a can opener, a screwdriver, and more.
We polled BP readers and editors about their favorite outdoor movies of all time—and the ones they love to hate.
A canoe trip down New Zealand's Whanganui River turns into a swim when a whirlpool capsizes our man's canoe.
It's important to have the right gear for backcountry skiing. Learn what to put in your pack with Backpacker Magazine and our experts.
Backpacker's ski tech expert shows how to properly cut skins for backcountry skiing.
Our ski tech expert is here to give you the breakdown of tech binding technologies and their functions.
What does it look like when a house-size chunk of ice crashes into the water just a few hundred yards away from you? Watch and see.