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The Marvel Pass Trail to Mount Assiniboine: Part 3

Second day of an eventful trek to Mount Assiniboine via the Marvel Pass Trail in BC and Alberta, Canada. Today: grizzly bears.

The Marvel Pass Backpacking Trail to Mount Assiniboine: Part 2

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.

Mount Assiniboine Backpacking (Marvel Pass Trail): Part 1

The author tests out some lightweight gear on obscure Marvel Pass Trail en route to Canada's iconic Mount Assiniboine.

Hiking Big Bend Ranch State Park: Rancherias Loop Trail

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.

The Ptarmigan-to-Belly River Traverse: Packrafting in Glacier National Park

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.

Packrafting Pacific Creek in the Teton Wilderness

Luke Schmidt shares photos and commentary from his solo Teton Wilderness Packrafting trip on Pacific Creek and discusses some of his gear choices.

2016 Wilderness Adventures Photo Contest!

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!

Dispatches from the Beartooth Plateau (Day 12): Exit to the Beartooth Cafe

Live dispatches via satellite from an expedition in Montana's Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness: Day 12 - Exit to the Beartooth Cafe

Dispatches from the Beartooth Plateau (Day 11): Aero Lakes Basin

Live dispatches via satellite from an expedition in Montana's Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness: Day 10 - Sky Top Lakes

Dispatches from the Beartooth Plateau (Day 10): Sky Top Lakes

Live dispatches via satellite from an expedition in Montana's Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness: Day 10 - Sky Top Lakes

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