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How to Choose a Backpacking Stove

A good camping stove is essential for backcountry cooking. Find out whether a canister or liquid-gas stove is right for you.

Training Plan for an Endurance Mountain Bike Race

To complete an endurance mountain bike race, you’ll need more than just miles in your legs. You’ll need a comprehensive mountain bike training...

First Impressions: Burton Step On Binding System and New Boards

A crew of Backcountry Gearheads and their customers check out the new Burton Step On binding system, along with hot new boards for 2018, including...

Backcountry Gearheads: Your Connection to the Outdoors

Backcountry Gearheads are more than just customer service reps; they have extensive experience in the outdoors, offering know-how along with...

Training Plan for your First Trail Half Marathon

If you’ve been thinking about trying a half marathon trail run, this 12-week trail training program plan can help. It’s is designed for runners who...

Warming Up For Climbing

Learn to warm up for climbing, so you can climb harder, longer, and avoid injury.

How to Choose Ski or Snowboard Pants

When you're choosing a new pair of ski or snowboard pants, it's worth taking some time researching the various fabrics, features, and styles that...

Tips for Lightening Your Backpacking Load

When it comes to hefting a backpack during multi-day treks over rugged terrain, cutting total weight to below 20 pounds for weekend excursions and...

How To Choose Snowshoes

Part of the appeal of snowshoeing is how easy it is; as the saying goes, “If you can walk, you can snowshoe.” If you love getting outdoors,...

The Layering Equation

Calculating how to layer on clothing for maximum comfort while venturing outside can be a tricky equation. There are lots of variables, like...

No Friends on a Powder Day

They say, "No friends on a powder day," but you can still enjoy face shots when the snow's deep in the company of others, if you follow these tips...

How to Choose Cross-Country Skis

Learn how to choose cross-country skis--the differences between classic, skate, and touring skis, and between SNS, NNN, and the new Prolink boot...