Rocky Mountain Editor Steve Howe dispels a few camping myths and drops some dirtbagging tips in this primer.
If you've caught a fish in the backcountry but forgot the pan, don't despair: Trail Chef shows you how to improvise a skillet with a rock. Also, learn Trail Chef's Spicy Southwest Marinade--perfect for any food with fins.
On this seven-day trek through the legendary Toklat Valley, we've watched wolves hunt snowshoe hares, dodged caribou running up riverbars, and stood our ground while grizzlies bluff-charged camp.
Our Editor in Chief schools you on his packing secrets for long-trail comfort.
Coke Wallace lives to hunt wolves. Follow him into the Alaskan backcountry to learn how wolf hunters find, catch, and kill their prey.
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.
Backcountry fishing is easier than ever thanks to new lightweight, compactable rods. Our contributor gets you started with a how-to on setting up your rod and reel, plus the basics of casting.
Join associate editor Shannon Davis as he hikes and paddles through Channel Islands.