Observing a lunar phenomenon in an otherworldly landscape provides a sense of awe distinct from typical backpacking trips
The Durston X-Mid Pro 2 tent is an ultralight (20.4 oz / 578 g) two-person, side-entry, double-door, double-vestibule single-wall Dyneema Composite Fabrics (DCF) trekking pole-supported shelter.
Camping near hot springs can be a magical experience for backpackers, but these unique natural features require special care to minimize human impact.
Further reflections on short trips vs. thru-hiking.
Cottage backpacking gear makers face supply chain and logistical challenges but find fulfillment in other aspects of their operations.
A well-timed winter backpacking trip allowed for priceless solitude at an oft-crowded Idaho hot springs.
What's the best way to store water bottles while backpacking? You've got some options, but the answer depends on what you want to achieve.
The Pa'lante V2 Backpack (16.8 to 17.5 ounces / 476 to 495 g, MSRP $240) is a lightweight, frameless backpack for low to moderate weight loads and compact equipment.
Having an intentional, consistent, and efficient approach to packing your gear for a backpacking trip saves time and energy while hiking and in camp.
Mark Wetherington confronts the novelty of bailing on a trip after things don't go as planned in Idaho's Lost River Range.