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3 Must-Do Gold Coast Adventures

Sarah Herron

Itching to explore the Gold Coast? Sarah Herron shares her top three adventures from ten days exploring the Australian coast from Byron Bay to...

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paddle

paddle

How to Choose a PFD

Ashley Peel

Shopping for a new PFD? Ashley Peel from NRS breaks down how to choose the right life jacket for paddling and debunks a popular PFD myth.

Stoke Series: Oregon

Interested in adventuring in Oregon? Here’s the scoop on mountain biking, surfing, and hiking in Oregon.

Get Electric

From off-road trucks to inner-city scooters, we looked at some of the latest electric vehicles to hit the market: what they offer, where to use...

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paddle

paddle

7 Things I Learned on My First Overnight Packrafting Trip

Mina Young Lee

Interested in packrafting? Adventure traveler Mina Young Lee shares helpful packrafting tips to make your first trip a success.

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climb

climb

Crag Ettiquette

Climbing etiquette comes down to basic courtesy, safety, Leave No Trace principles, and keeping things in perspective. Check out these 6 specific...

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snowboard // travel

snowboard // travel

The Gear Connection

Find out how Backcountry Gearheads go above and beyond to ensure you get the right gear for what you need—and how one customer got the chance to...

Protecting Spaces in Unlikely Places

Conservation happens everywhere—and it’s often a lot closer to home than you might think. Here are four unusual initiatives that have come to life...

Power to the People

Backcountry recently caught up with Alex Honnold’s solar charity to hear about its guiding principles, current work, and plans to help end energy...

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hike-camp

Foraging

There’s no feeling quite like foraging for food in the outdoors. To help get you started, we’ve compiled this quick introduction to all things...

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climb

climb

Gearhead Picks: Hangboard

Zach Blessing

Zach Blessing talks about his favorite hangboard in this episode of Gearhead Picks.

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hike-camp // travel

hike-camp // travel

Gearhead Picks: Daypack

Emily Jenson

Emily Jenson discusses the Backcountry Adventure Pack on this episode of Gearhead Picks.