Discover Your Adventure - Erik Stensland [Sponsored]
The BACKPACKER editors head to the ultimate gear testing ground: Chile's 3,600-meter Volcano San Pedro
"This is the best-fitting pack I’ve ever used," said our tester after hauling it on a bevy of summer trips.
Strap on your crampons as we head to the summit of famed Mt. Rainier.
Understand the three main performance categories.
If there were an Oscar for indie adventure films, Bruce "Buck" Nelson would be a runaway winner
BACKPACKER editors get muddy and bloody while ascending the slippery Lockwoods Chimney, a half-climbing-half-caving route cut deep into the craggy Welsh mountainside.
BACKPACKER editors cap their Swiss gear-testing trip with a climb of the 13,474-foot Monch.