Executive Editor Dennis Lewon shows how to anchor your tent in the snow.
...by watching our many mistakes. Assistant editor Elisabeth Kwak-Hefferan plays guinea pig.
Learn how to deal with a black bear or grizzly encounter with Shannon Davis and Ted the Bear.
Prevent the deep chill by learning how to spot and treat hypothermia in the backcountry.
In the wilderness, a broken leg can you leave you stranded–or worse. But if you know how to diagnose, treat, and build a splint with camping gear, you'll better your odds for survival.
Learn what to put in a bear canister–and where to hide it–to keep your meals safe.
Use this technique to conserve energy and hike for hours on end.
How can you cut weight? Learn how to, literally, shave ounces or even pounds from your pack.