Want to take your hiking or backpacking to another level? Here are tips and techniques for hiking long days more comfortably, so you can enjoy even more wild places.
Hiking and Backpacking Tips
Hiking the John Muir Trail is a once in a lifetime experience. Learn from my mistakes with these JMT hiking tips I wish I had known beforehand.
Tired of restless nights spent counting the hours until sunrise? Here are twelve trail-tested tips for sleeping better while backpacking or camping.
It’s hard to enjoy the backcountry when you’re freezing your buns off. Here are all my best tips for staying warm while backpacking, even if you get cold as easily as I do.
Stuck inside due to bad weather or, you know, a global pandemic? Don’t let your outdoor fitness slip away. These essential home workout tools are affordable, compact, and extremely effective.
Everything you need to know about water filtration for hiking and backpacking: why and how to filter, what the risks are, and choosing a water filter, and more.
I learned the hard way so you don’t have to! Here are 9 backpacking mistakes I hope to never make again.
Knee pain while hiking is a huge bummer. Try these tips to reset your biomechanics and find relief next time things start to go downhill.
Tired of big heavy boots? Here’s how to decide if hiking in trail running shoes is right for you, plus how to transition safely and which shoe models are best.
Are cold numb fingers cooling your enthusiasm in the backcountry? Try these tested tips from a backpacker with chronically frigid digits.
5 big burly protein-packed bars ideal for hearty snacks or meals on the trail. Pros, cons, and nutrition details to help you choose your hiking fuel.
Lighten your pack by ditching the stove and still enjoy breakfast on your next backpacking trip. Here are three easy and tasty ideas.
Thinking about making the switch to a menstrual cup? I outline the pros and cons of the Diva Cup and answer some awkward personal questions about how to use it.