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11

Apr

How to hike with your dog: Tips, rules and great gearA guide for how to prepare, what to pack, rules for the trail, and resources for finding great dog-friendly hiking trails.

How to hike with your dog: Tips, rules and great gear
A guide for how to prepare, what to pack, rules for the trail, and resources for finding great dog-friendly hiking trails.

06

Apr

Creative ways to backpack with booze

28

Mar

Going camping? Skip the hot dogs and eat a real meal. We suggest the camp stove pizza.
10 gourmet backpacking dinner recipes

Going camping? Skip the hot dogs and eat a real meal. We suggest the camp stove pizza.

10 gourmet backpacking dinner recipes

16

Mar

America’s national parks are full of natural wonders, but they’re also home to many things that can strike fear in the hearts of hesitant hikers: dark caverns, wild animals and complete isolation. For the most part, there’s nothing to fear, but if you’re looking to add a little spook to your next outdoor adventure, check out these parks. Local legends, historic hauntings and creepy creatures make these national parks the perfect places for scary hikes.8 creepiest places in U.S. national parks

America’s national parks are full of natural wonders, but they’re also home to many things that can strike fear in the hearts of hesitant hikers: dark caverns, wild animals and complete isolation. For the most part, there’s nothing to fear, but if you’re looking to add a little spook to your next outdoor adventure, check out these parks. Local legends, historic hauntings and creepy creatures make these national parks the perfect places for scary hikes.
8 creepiest places in U.S. national parks

29

Jan

Hike the 2,650-mile Pacific Crest Trail in 6 minutesThe Pacific Crest is a strenuous but gorgeous trail spanning the U.S. that only a few avid hikers are up for taking on. But if you want to see it for yourself, Tyler Fox has created a video that brings you along for the adventure.

Hike the 2,650-mile Pacific Crest Trail in 6 minutes
The Pacific Crest is a strenuous but gorgeous trail spanning the U.S. that only a few avid hikers are up for taking on. But if you want to see it for yourself, Tyler Fox has created a video that brings you along for the adventure.

29

Dec

theyonlytakebackroads:

Sunset over Shining Rock Wilderness in Pisgah National Forest

theyonlytakebackroads:

Sunset over Shining Rock Wilderness in Pisgah National Forest

16

Oct

If the rest of those national parks ever open, we’ve got just the treat for you Halloween hikers: 8 creepiest places in U.S. national parks

If the rest of those national parks ever open, we’ve got just the treat for you Halloween hikers: 8 creepiest places in U.S. national parks

07

Sep

Wilderness travel takes more than a pair of strong legs; it requires common sense. Learning the lingo is part of the process, saving novices from grief and providing veterans with a cool vocabulary for the miles shared in the backcountry.A beginner’s glossary to hiking and camping

Wilderness travel takes more than a pair of strong legs; it requires common sense. Learning the lingo is part of the process, saving novices from grief and providing veterans with a cool vocabulary for the miles shared in the backcountry.
A beginner’s glossary to hiking and camping

04

Sep

9 extremely challenging but worthwhile hikes

30

Aug

Hitting the trail this Labor Day weekend? Here’s the outdoors guide you really need: MNN’s creative ways to backpack with booze

Hitting the trail this Labor Day weekend? Here’s the outdoors guide you really need: MNN’s creative ways to backpack with booze