From first-come, first-served to limited lotteries and everywhere in between, permits are increasingly becoming a fact of life for backcountry adventures
I'm a big planner at home, but not so much with backpacking. On my last OCT solo section, I actually had to do all of the planning myself.
Rex Sanders talks to Mike Cecot-Scherer about his innovative trowel design and more.
BPL author Mark Wetherington rambles through Capitol Reef National Park.
What's the perfect pack? One that stays off your mind.
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.
Dan Durston is a gear designer, wilderness guide, and biologist. In this interview with Rex Sanders, he talks about the process and philosophy of shelter design.
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.