Andrew Marshall's account of a Wonderland Trail thru-hike at the intersection of permits, wildfires, the birth of his son, and trauma.
Observing a lunar phenomenon in an otherworldly landscape provides a sense of awe distinct from typical backpacking trips
Searching for grace and gratitude through the smoke.
"I was suddenly seized by an inability to breathe: the world went black and I was bent over gasping for air, then passed out and collapsed, falling into the marsh."
Enriching friendship through fishing and adventure in Colorado’s Middle Park.
Heat, army ants, and stupendous views await Jeff de Graffenried as he treks through South Luangwa National Park, Zambia.
Mark Wetherington confronts the novelty of bailing on a trip after things don't go as planned in Idaho's Lost River Range.
Sometimes we backpack to get a taste of the unknowable: blue lights and pictographs in the San Rafael Swell.
Ben Kilbourne hikes and packrafts along the Green River in Wyoming.
An off-trail trek through a Zambian wildlife preserve.