New map shows America's quietest places.
Craving some silence? Head toward the blue regions on the map.
See how much of your state is owned by the federal government.
Basically, the government owns your tumbleweeds.
How Do You Sleep At Night?.
We found a system that works for us and is lightweight without having to eliminate comfort or warmth.
Water treatment methods and their effectiveness.
A guide for individuals intending to use untreated or poorly treated water as a drinking source.
Our Favorite Hikes of All Time.
THESE HIKES capture all that we love: great scenery, classic destinations, not too many people, and at least one good opportunity for fishing!
I Hate Cheryl Strayed:
Bonus Segment: A Word For All the Cheryl Fans.
I-- the author of this blog-- own the fact that I am a giant douchebag.
How to treat drinking water.
Rock. River. Run.:
Graaarrrr Mountain Kitty!!!!!.
I realize that there are people who would never hike alone during the day, much less in the dark. And here I am, doing just that.
Mountains and Miles:
The Girl Who Goes Alone.
I did something this weekend that I have never done before – I went camping, alone.
Lawmakers propose 500-mile trail across New Mexico.
Could New Mexico have a 500-mile long trail stretching from the state's northern border with Colorado to its southern frontier?
It's a random gift from the hiker god.
Wind Jackets: Montbell Tachyon, Patagonia Houdini, ZPacks Wind Shell.
The idea of a sub 5 ounce shell that can be a master of both wind and rain, that peaks [sic] my interest.
The Hiking Life:
A Hiker's Guide to Blister Management.
The primary cause of these little bubbles of fun is friction.
Ultralight Backpacking Stoves.
We hope this guide helps you to lighten your load and satisfy your appetite on the trail.
On Our Minds: Reinhold Messner.
Steve Paulson caught up with him and asked how he got hooked on climbing.
Ad: Fire In Your Hand: Ultralight backpacking stoves.