Rex Sanders examines the arcs and stages that backpackers take as years and mileage start to add up.
It takes a close call for Maggie Slepian to dial in her risk assessment skills.
Greek philosophy says you can't step in the same river twice, but what about backpacking the same trail?
The words you carry with you are just as important as your gear.
I thought I knew how to take first-time backpackers out, but I'd never actually taken a bare beginner into the backcountry.
Ben Kilbourne reflects on his first journey in the Bear's Ears National Monument, and wonders how to give back to such special places.
Rex Sanders takes a walk down memory lane (er, trail).
For some people, turning back is the hardest skill to learn.
When we trek, we are taking the paintbrush or pencil that is the foot to the page that is the earth.
Shilletha Curtis recounts a harrowing encouter and invites the reader to see the world through her eyes.