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Summer Safety

Stay safe when you set out this summer with our top summer trail safety tips for those first few adventures in the heat.

Cowboy Camping

The phrase “cowboy camping” evokes a kind of old-school notion about the outdoors: a person sleeping under the stars on a crisp, clear night....

How to Choose a Hiking Baby Carrier

A quality hiking baby carrier makes backcountry adventures accessible to all ages and abilities. Here are some tips to select the right pack for...

The Power of Outdoor Play

We explore how kids can spend more time outside, and why time in nature is so important.

3 Must-Do Gold Coast Adventures

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

How to Choose a PFD

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...

Crag Etiquette

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

7 Things I Learned on My First Overnight Packrafting Trip

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

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...