Christopher Smead tells his story in this John Muir Trail Movie – the JMT according to Chris. Read the backstory & gear notes, too.
The world is full of beautiful, inspiring places. Discover stories about some of them here, whether they lie in your backyard or beyond.
Backpacking to Mount Assiniboine through grizzly bear country requires you to pay attention! Enjoy the final day of our journal.
The Marvel Pass Trail is one route for backpacking Mount Assiniboine. Read this journal to learn about bears, gear, and more.
Second day of an eventful trek to Mount Assiniboine via the Marvel Pass Trail in BC and Alberta, Canada. Today: grizzly bears.
Day 1: An unexpected day of adversity and uncertainty as the author begins the obscure Marvel Pass Backpacking Trail en route to Canada’s iconic Mount Assiniboine.
The author tests out some lightweight gear on obscure Marvel Pass Trail en route to Canada’s iconic Mount Assiniboine.
The Rancherias Loop Trail in Big Bend State Park is one of the last wild places in West Texas. With few visitors and stunning scenery, it is not to be missed.
Luke Schmidt tests his wilderness skills with a Glacier National Park packrafting trip over Ptarmigan Pass and down the Belly River. He shares photos from the trip and the gear he used.
Luke Schmidt shares photos and commentary from his solo Teton Wilderness Packrafting trip on Pacific Creek and discusses some of his gear choices.
Time to celebrate the beauty found at the integration of wilderness, photography, and lightweight human-powered travel! Submit your favorite wilderness photo and win a free trek with Backpacking Light in Montana!
Live dispatches via satellite from an expedition in Montana’s Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness: Day 12 – Exit to the Beartooth Cafe
Live dispatches via satellite from an expedition in Montana’s Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness: Day 10 – Sky Top Lakes