Backpacking in Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park Photo Essay

Loch Lomond and the Trossachs, situated in the southwestern Highlands, is Scotland's first national park, encompassing a beautiful area of mountains, forests, rivers, and lochs surrounding Loch Lomond itself, the largest lake in Britain.

Winter in Cairngorms National Park, Scotland

The Cairngorm Plateau consists of bare, stony undulating terrain and can seem benign in clear, summer weather. However it's edged with cliffs and steep slopes, and poor visibility is common as clouds sweep across the slopes. Join Chris Townsend as he crosses the Plateau on a freezing winter day.

Tea House Trekking: Lightweight to Everest Base Camp

Join Ron Rod as he explores Nepal in July: monsoon season.

Autumn in Cairngorms National Park, Scotland

Reminisce about the warm colors of the fall with Chris Townsend's evocative photography.

Reflection on the Wild Coast: A Photo Essay

Adventurers Erin McKittrick and Bretwood Higman summarize their 4000-mile trek in photos and prose.

Wanderlust: Backcountry Meandering with My Family in the Wallowa Mountains

Join Regina WB for her annual family trek to Blue Lake in the Eagle Cap Wilderness, Wallowa Mountains.

Croatan National Forest – Trip Report

Join Bayley Lawrence on a hike of the Croatan National Forest in North Carolina.

Backpacking Scotland – Dealing With the Wet and Cold (Photo Essay & Gear List)

What kinds of gear and clothing are optimal for wet, windy, and cold Scottish weather?

PHOTO ESSAY: Navajo Canyon, Arizona

BPL Staffers enjoy a rare opportunity to explore Arizona's Navajo Canyon.

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