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How To Pack A Backpacking Pack

Hike longer and more comfortably on your multi-day backpacking trip with these strategic packing tips.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Crispy Treats

Athlete and chef, Lentine Alexis, with a recipe for a delicious and easy-to-make trail snack.

Packing for a Multi-Day Kayaking Trip

A multi-day kayak trip on open water requires a considerable amount of gear and supplies; here's a checklist of what you need to make sure to bring.

How To Choose A Wetsuit For Surfing

We’re digging into the tech and features of choosing a wetsuit for surfing, from the type and length of wetsuit to thickness and construction.

Backpacking Tips & Advice From A Thru-Hiker

Experienced thru-hiker, Bennett Fisher, lets us in on his tips for long distance hiking.

How To Choose Water Filters & Treatments

By bringing water filters and treatments along on your off-grid adventures, ensure you always have potable water to stay hydrated on the move.

Our Honorary Gearheads

Get to know the outdoor obsessed folks who are going to be putting our Backcountry gear to the test this spring and summer season.

Our April Roundup

Our monthly roundup of the best from the Backcountry and beyond.

The Freedom To Go Fast

We sat down with National Ability Center athlete Saylor O’Brien to chat about her favorite ski spots, her competitive goals, and her Paralympic...

Souped-Up Grilled Cheese

Athlete and chef, Lentine Alexis, with tips for the perfect grilled cheese and a new recipe.

A More Inclusive Outdoors: How You Can Help

Our advocates share four steps you can take to make the outdoors more inclusive & accessible to all.

Planning Your Summer Adventures

Read about how to plan your summer camping or backcountry trip, with a permit if necessary.