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.
I thought I knew how to take first-time backpackers out, but I'd never actually taken a bare beginner into the backcountry.
Rex Sanders interviews gear designer Dan Durston.
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).