Astronomy Picture of the Day:
Halo from Atacama.
Influenced by the strong Pacific El Nino, cloudy skies have more often come to Chile's high Atacama Desert this season.
Yellowstone's grizzlies: We have to learn to live with them.
Meriwether Lewis wasn't used to bears chasing him.
So, 2 cars full of self-congratulating would-be backpackers left the highway just past the small town of Jordan Valley, and crawled along 18 miles of rough dirt roads.
Chelan Lakeshore Trail.
Sunny and warm when the Puget Sound is gloomy, this 18 mile trail delivers constantly changing views of Lake Chelan all the way.
Salewa Lite Train Trail Running Shoe.
Robust design and impeccable construction.
Blister Woes? New Study Suggests Paper Tape Might Help Your Toes.
A recent study from Stanford Medicine has brought some new insight.
Cookbook Launch: Good Food for Outdoor Adventures.
You'll find over 100 new and all-time favourite recipes for everything from snacks to desserts, as well as tips on trail baking and food dehydrating.
Hike Like a Girl Weekend Was Awesome. Now Let's Make Some Societal Change.
If a protester walks in the woods, does it create any change?
MSR Freelite 2 Backpacking Tent Review.
While it's a nicely appointed tent, it's also pretty expensive.
Two Great Lightweight Backpacking Gear Lists.
These Two Great Lightweight Backpacking Gear Lists, 5 Pound or 9 Pound, will save you a lot of pack-weight but still keep a smile on your face.
The Ultimate Hang:
Hammock Bliss Sky Bed Bug Free 2016 Review.
For me, the biggest improvement is definitely the bug netting design and zipper configuration.
A Straight Jacket Syndrome — The ZPacks Sleeping Bag Review.
It's more about the breathability, and the ZPacks excels here.
Another Long Walk:
Day 10: Civilization! Wonderful civilization!.
Vizzavona--the only "real" town the trail goes through along the trail.
The Huckleberry Hiker:
Study: Camping Tents Could Be Toxic.
Campers and backpackers may be exposing themselves to the adverse health effects of flame retardant chemicals.
More fog (actual fog).
"Colorado has 300 days of sun!" Beat would exclaim.
Bedrock & Paradox:
The old West Lakes trail.
If you look at old maps of Glacier National Park you see that 80 years ago there were many more miles of trail.
The Huckleberry Hiker:
Bison Calf Euthanized After Tourists Put In Vehicle.
They thought the calf looked cold.
The Summit Register:
Budgeting for Your Next Thru-Hike.
Statistics show that for any given trail, the dropout rate is between 60% to 90%.
Hyperlite Mountain Gear:
Ultralight Trail Kit Photo Contest Winner.
Congratulations to Andrew "Reptar" Forestell.
Recycling MSR IsoPro Fuel Canisters.
How do you recycle fuel canisters?
Disclosure & Self-Reliance.
Reviews can be useful, but the final decision to purchase or pass lies in the brain of the reader.
Bogley Outdoor Community:
Glen Canyon National Rec Area Backpack April 25-28,2016.
This is a little travelled area.
Eric and Jolie's Blog:
Spring trip to Canyonlands.
This is one of the narrow sections of the Chesler Park trail called the "joint".
Stoveless Cooking: The Crotch Pot.
This third option between stoves and no-cook is the brainchild of Gossamer Gear founder Glen Van Peski.
Insane Mountain Goat Photos That Prove They're the World's Best Climbers.
Mountain goats can obviously climb, but did you realize what amazing climbers they actually are?
A Trip to Patagonia.
Getty Images photographers recently captured scenes from across Patagonia-a beautiful, sparsely populated region that spans Argentina and Chile.
If Meat Eaters Acted Like Vegans.
Ultra Spiritual Life episode 35