“Buck” Nelson might be the closest thing to a modern mountain man. Read Jorgen Johansson’s interview with the man who loves the outdoors.
Jeff Garmire is currently completing the Triple Crown in one year. He’ll be one of the handful of people to accomplish this feat.
This week’s news: Man Completes Triple Crown of Hiking; A Search for a Missing Climber is Suspended; Explorers Look to Walk 1,000 miles through the Middle East, and more – plus some stimulating forum discussion questions!
In This Month’s News: Woman Plans 5-Year Trek Across the Americas; Man and Woman Meet and Marry on the PCT; UL Sleeping Bag and Quilt Comparison Table; Ingredients for Planning an Expedition; Beginner Tenkara Tips; and much more!
Anish set the self-supported record for the Appalachian Trail at the end of September, and is the first person to hold simultaneous records on the AT and the PCT.
Bear attacks are frightening and unexpected. This author shares her bear encounter with the hiking community.
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!
Book Review: Beyond Backpacking
Lightweight Backpacking 101: An Introductory Manual for Lightening Your Load Today (1st Edition – August 2001)
Lynne Whelden is known in the backpacking world for his documentary films and instruction videos on the various aspects of hiking. His “How to…” videos are considered a valuable resource for many thru-hikers preparing to hike the Appalachian, Pacific Crest, and Continental Divide Trails. A resident of Pennsylvania, Whelden has recently expanded his talents to […]