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Trekking the High Uintas Wilderness: Circumnavigation of the Rock Creek Shelf

Featuring the author's live journals as well as a detailed assessment of trekking gear used on the trip.

Beyond Our Boundaries: Episode 13

Follow the story of a family of five as they backpack over 2000 miles from Georgia to Maine.

Cinnamon Monkey Bread

The winner of the BPL summer recipe contest made this tasty treat.

The Greatest Trip That Never Happened

Although the trip was never completed, the lessons learned were irreplaceable and the experience was very memorable.

Where the Mountains Meet the Sea: Trekking the Olympic Range (Photo Essay)

Boy Scouts tackle the Olympic range - from rainforest to snowy divide - in lightweight style.

Beyond Our Boundaries: Episode 12

Follow the story of a family of five as they backpack over 2000 miles from Georgia to Maine.

Evaluating outdoor gear with open source hardware

As customers of the outdoor industry we want to know which gear works the best. Using open source hardware is a great way to evaluate our gear choices.

Jetboil Joule Review – Part 1, Overview

The Jetboil Joule is a high-volume cooking system that performs very well in ambient conditions; however more testing in cold conditions is needed to asses its overall performance.

Beyond Our Boundaries: Episode 11

Follow the story of a family of five as they backpack over 2000 miles from Georgia to Maine.

How One High Sierra Trip Turned Into Permanent Nomadic Travel

Getting outdoors often makes all the difference, and a long expedition can go a long way to transforming your life.

Beyond Our Boundaries: Episode 10

Follow the story of a family of five as they backpack over 2000 miles from Georgia to Maine.

The Timberline Trail

Similar to its cousin, the Wonderland Trail which circumnavigates Mt. Rainier, the Timberline Trail traces the shadow of Mt. Hood and makes for a spectacular journey.

Wonderland Trail

As it circumnavigates Mt. Rainier, the Wonderland Trail offers some stunning views and excellent camping spots.

Unseen Africa: Francis Tapon’s Four Year Journey Circumnavigating Africa

Taking an ultralight mindset to Africa requires an adjustment, but the lessons learned and the experiences had in Africa are rarely matched.

Beyond Our Boundaries: Episode 9

Follow the story of a family of five as they backpack over 2000 miles from Georgia to Maine.

Yosemite Adventures

Yosemite is a wild place and has incredible wilderness opportunities for hikers, climbers, and skiers.

Beyond Our Boundaries: Episode 8

Follow the story of a family of five as they backpack over 2000 miles from Georgia to Maine.

Pick Up Your Feet

Grandma Gatewood was the first woman to solo-thru-hike the Appalachian Trail. Her journey saved the trail and her legacy continues to shape the ultralight backpacking movement.

Onto The Shelf

Extremely rare conditions led to a once in a lifetime opportunity to explore the stunning ice shelf on Lake Superior.

Deejo UL Knives

A very lightweight and practical backcountry knife. Useful for food prep with good hardness for its price.

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