Finnish Thousand Meters Round

An in depth look at an exploration above the Arctic Circle. Journey to where Finland and Norway collide.

Light and Fast on Vermont’s Long Trail

280 miles in 10 days? You Betcha. The Long Trail has become a "right of passage" of sorts for unsupported thru hikers.

Columbia and Western: Castlegar to Christina Lake

The Columbia and Western is a section of the Trans-Canada Trail, a haven for thru Hikers. It caters to all skill sets and is a wilderness of pristine beauty.

Paddle Scouts: BSA Packrafting the Sun River Drainage, Montana

The lightweight philosophy coupled with high adventure creates a schoolroom for incredible growth. Witness it here.

A Guide to the Grayson Highlands

A unique and diverse area, the Grayson Highlands are an excellent hiking location in the Mid-Atlantic.

A Philmont Journal – Part 5

Relive the exciting experience that is Philmont.

Ropers Sierra High Route

Solo-Backpacking the Sierra High Route - a remote expedition.

A Philmont Journal – Part 4

Relive the exciting experience that is Philmont.

A Philmont Journal – Part 3

Relive the exciting experience that is Philmont.

A Philmont Journal – Part 2

Relive the exciting experience that is Philmont.

A Philmont Journal – Part 1

Relive the exciting experience that is Philmont.

24 Hours: Packrafting the Grande Ronde River

A new installment of the "24" series - stories about "24 hour" overnight trips.

The Bio-Bio Trek, Chile

Volcanoes, hot springs, and breathtaking vistas in the Chilean Andes.

Gilham Butte: Behind the Redwood Curtain

The Pilgrimage via Grasshopper Ridge


Ryan and a group of Scouts search for solitude in Yellowstone National Park's Lamar River Valley

A Lightweight Guide to the Crown of the Continent

Backpacking and Packrafting Glacier National Park and the Bob Marshall Wilderness

Backpacking on the Moon: A Trip Guide to Craters of the Moon National Monument

A look at one of Idaho's little known backpacking jems.

Honeymoon at Isle Royale (Trip Report)

Newlyweds Travis and Gretchen Leanna walk and packraft through Isle Royale National Park

Success and Failure on the Colorado Trail

Planning like crazy to do a thru-hike doesn't quiet the fears: "Can I do this? Will my gear work? Will I stay motivated? Do I have the right food?" Only time on the trail would answer.

Indoor Girl Takes on a Yurt

Baby steps: out of love for her outdoorsy husband, Margie looks before she leaps and books a weekend in a Utah yurt, THEN learns the definition of "yurt."

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