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How to Have a Good Ski Day with Your Kid

Libby Ludlow

Fear not. Whether you’re a seasoned skier or a new one, your child is a toddler or a tween, here are a few simple principles that can help ensure...

Donate a Little, Save a Lot More Than Money

We’ve been collaborating with The Nature Conservancy since 2008 to help restore the beautiful places we play in. This year we want to give back...

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ski // snowboard

Black Diamond’s JetForce

Carrying the necessary equipment to adeptly respond to an avalanche rescue scenario is crucial – and Black Diamond's JetForce System is tested,...

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climb // hike-camp

A Mountain Town Escape

With three world-renowned rivers, countless hiking, biking, and running trails, exquisite restaurants, and numerous local, hand-crafted brews,...

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bike // hike-camp // run // ski // mountain-bike

bike // hike-camp // run // ski // mountain-bike

How to Incorporate the Outdoors into Your Work

Pete Labore, Chief Operating Officer at Backcountry, shares his top tips for building time outside into your workday.

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fly-fish

Chasing Peacock Bass in the Colombian Amazon

Ruth Sims

Backcountry Ambassador Ruth Sims journeyed to Colombia in search of Peacock Bass. What she found was the adventure of a lifetime.

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bike // run // mountain-bike

Krar Ride & Run Q&A

We caught up with endurance athlete Rob Krar who recently overcame a debilitating knee injury to take a first-place finish at the Leadville Trail...

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hike-camp

Tasty Trail Recipes

Lentine Alexis

Lentine Alexis brings you three mouth-watering meals and snacks perfect for backpacking trips.

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hike-camp

Go Light, Cook Right

For seasoned backpackers, there’s a science to trailside cooking when you’re miles from the creature comforts of home.

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Find Your Why

We follow elite runner Eric LiPuma as he overcomes adversity during the Leadville Trail 100 Run.

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mountain-bike

Long Day Out

Matthew Beaudin

Backcountry GM Will Sladek on the Leadville 100, and the harsh merger of theory and practice.

The Wildland Firefighters

More than two million acres of land across the US are reported as having active fires. Backcountry spoke to the men and women who are out on the...