Andrew Marshall explores an ancient life skill that is surprisingly applicable to backpacking - meditation.
In part three of his series on modern wildfires, Rex Sanders uses video and animation to help you visualize just how crazy this wildfire season has been.
In part two of his essay series on modern wildfires, Rex Sanders explores how backpackers must adapt to the new normal.
In the first part of his series on modern wildfires, Rex Sanders runs through the most common dangers associated with wildfires - and what you can do about them.
Ryan interviews Andrew Marshall about his recent thru-hike of the Tahoe Rim Trail. They talk about snow, gear, training, and more.
A narrative about Andrew Marshall's thru-hike of the Tahoe Rim Trail during a big snow year.
The High Sierra Trail Film by Chris Smead explores the history and wonder of the John Muir Trail's little brother in this festival circuit documentary.
Christopher Smead tells his story in this John Muir Trail Movie - the JMT according to Chris. Read the backstory & gear notes, too.
Jorgen Johansson thru-hiking the John Muir Trail in autumn - a time when snow begins to fall and sunny days still abound.
FBI Fugitive Found on Appalachian Trail, A Survival Video Game, The Zion Flash Flood, A "Walk In the Woods" Inspires People to Get Out, MSR FlyLite Tent, and much more!
Carol Crooker, Backpacking Light Editor at Large
Alan Dixon, Backpacking Light Editor at Large