Rex Sanders interviews Michael Glavin, the founder and general manager of Zenbivy.
Shilletha Curtis recounts a harrowing encouter and invites the reader to see the world through her eyes.
Maggie Slepian considers what it means to be a perfectly average backpacker in a city (and industry) full of high-achievers.
Ben Kilbourne follows tracks in the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument as its fate once again hangs in the balance.
Rex Sanders interviews long-time gear designer Mike Cecot-Scherer about tent design. This is part two of a three-part series.
Is backpacking suddenly...hard? Ben Kilbourne understands, and discusses how to deal with it during uncertain times.
Some observations on cheap one-person shelters, including on their design, proliferation, and history, and comparison between some shelters.
BPL columnist Maggie Slepian unpacks suffering in endurance sports.
BPL author Rex Sanders meditates on gratitude and 2020 as he recovers from a traumatic brain injury during the time of COIVD and wildfires.
A recent multi-sport adventure got BPL columnist Mark Wetherington thinking about gear and our relationship to it.