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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.

Intro To Trail Running

Learn what running shoes you should wear, what gear you’ll need to get started, and how to find the best running trails in your area.

Learning To Jump On A Mountain Bike

Learning to jump on a mountain bike gives you a valuable tool for clearing obstacles and having even more fun on the trail.

Camping With Care

This basic guide runs through low-impact practices every eco-conscious camper should know.

What To Bring On A National Parks Trip

National park pro, Renee Hahnel, shares her packing lists to make sure you're prepared for your hike, backpacking trip, car camping, or a scenic...

Planning A National Parks Trip

From where and when to go, to how to plan, Renee Hahnel takes us through planning for the ultimate national parks trip.

Our 2021 Bike Stoke: Rigs, Components & Community

The newest bike trends & tech we’re seeing in 2021.

Introduction to Ski Mountaineering

Get the lowdown on ski mountaineering, from the technical skills required and the gear you need to finding someone to show you the (literal) ropes.

How To Buy A Bike In 2021

Bike buying tips from in-house expert bike buyers

How A Winter Kit Made The Perfect Trip

Gearheads are Backcountry’s outdoor experts, gear enthusiasts, and customer service team.