We polled BP readers and editors about their favorite outdoor movies of all time—and the ones they love to hate.
In 1975, George Lucas brought an elephant and a mob of schoolchildren to a national park to film Star Wars. Yes, there are pictures.
Selected images from Ansel Adams's national park photography series.
From alpine obsession to the search for Abbey's grave, here are six new books for every backpacker's reading list.
These adventurous ladies are the up-and-coming all-stars of the outdoors.
6 new books that backpackers will love this season.
From folk songs to oldies to rock 'n roll, this eclectic list will inspire your next trip.
These dogs love the outdoors just as much as you do.
Enhance your next hiking trip with these local craft brews that (handily) come in cans.
Nice job. You’ve forgotten your sunglasses and your hat. Lucky you thought ahead and brought duct tape and beer. Here’s how to put them to use keeping the sun out of your eyes.
Fads come and go, but you've been a backpacker through it all. Here are a few signs you're a diehard dirtbag.
Readers weigh in with their picks for the best outdoor books of all time.
Whether read before the trek, during the adventure, or after it's over, these books remind us why we love the wild.
A few of the shelters and lean-tos found along the length of the Appalachian Trail © Jeff Chow
Some of the faces and places our map contributor saw on the AT © Jeff Chow