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Spring Travel With Renee Hahnel

Renee Hahnel

8 Spring Travel Destinations Worthy of Your Bucket List

The Secret Ingredient in Backcountry’s Products

Discover how the expertise of our Gearheads contributes to the making of Backcountry’s collections.

Finding Backcountry in the Bay Area

A visitor's guide to the best climbing, happy hours, and brunch spots Los Gatos has to offer.

The Ski Town With Something for Everyone

John Perry

Is a trip to Park City on your list? Park City resident John Perry divulges the best things to do around town.

Backcountry and The Nature Conservancy

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climb

Hitting a High Note in Potrero Chico

We talked with snowboarder-turned-climber Aaron Biittner about his recent trip to rock climb in Potrero Chico.

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bike // mountain-bike

“Lady Shredder” Amanda Schaper Talks All Things Bike

We talked with avid rider Amanda Schaper about female mountain bikers, trail building, and her favorite trails around Santa Cruz.

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bike // mountain-bike

bike // mountain-bike

Mountain Biking in Maui

Get an itinerary for a mountain biking trip in Maui, with everything from volcanic descents to flowy berms through a cloud forest.

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climb

How to Become a Climber in Los Angeles

Want to become a rock climber in Los Angeles? Here are some tips on climbing in L.A. from local Katie Jo Myers.

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hike-camp

Lighten Your Load

Packing light is a difficult skill to master, but one that rewards anyone and everyone preparing to step outside. See our top tips for paring back...

10 Ways You Can Protect the Ocean

Here are 10 ways you can help protect the ocean, wherever you live.

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hike-camp

Dece Scouts

Find out how one San Francisco designer is inspiring fellow city dwellers to head outside through his workplace backpacking club.