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At Treeline with The Black Foxes

The first meet-up of The Black Foxes, a collective of Black cyclists and outdoors people.

The Roundup

Backcountry’s monthly roundup of the best from the backcountry and beyond.

The (Near) Future of Gear: 2021 Trends

Staying up-to-date on current trends is tough—now try and do that a year ahead of time. Here’s the gear we’re stoked on for 2021.

Winter Riding Essentials

Backcountry.com's Max Polin on what gear is needed to thrive during the winter months.

Ski Season Training

These off-season and early season exercises help improve your strength and endurance for days out skiing.

Winter Backpacking 101

Making the jump to an all-season backpacker requires extra skills and gear. Here’s what you need to know to safely backpack in the winter.

Staying Safe at the Resort

How to make the most of your time at the resort this winter, while ensuring the safety of those around you

A Beginner’s Guide to Winter Surfing

Surfer Caley Vanular walks us through gearing up for surfing in cold weather.

A Simple Guide to Winter Hiking

Bethany Clarke details how to plan for and make the most of cold weather hikes.

Tips & Tricks for Surviving Winter in a Van

Adventurer Ali Lev provides her tried and true techniques for staying warm and comfortable all year long.

Fishing for the Right Raft

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

Tips Every Backcountry User Should Know

Chad Brackelsberg of the Utah Avalanche Center provides critical advice for a day skiing or riding in backcountry terrain