5 Backpacking Skills to Master in the New Year
If you're new to backpacking and you've done a short trip or two, you might be eager to try a more challenging hike. Maybe you want to do a longer trip and backpack for a week or longer. Or, perhaps you'd like to explore a place that's more remote and wild, such as a Wilderness area.
7 Tips for Winter Hammock Camping
With the right strategy, hammock campers can sleep comfortably during cold winter nights. They call it "cold butt syndrome." When you sleep in a hammock, the parts of your body that press against the fabric get cold because they’re more susceptible to the wind.
A Grand Gesture: Summiting the Most Magnificent Peak in the Tetons
Our northbound flight from Salt Lake City had run into a nightmarish blizzard just south of Jackson. The wheels were nearing the runway when a shearing gust from our left caused the plane’s right wing to dip within inches of the snow covered runway.
No Socks Required: The Secret Behind Garmont’s New Travel Shoes
Anyone who’s planned an adventurous vacation has probably struggled to decide what kind of shoes to pack. Sandals are perfect for warm weather, but they don’t protect your feet very well. Hiking boots provide comfort on long walks, but they tend to be too bulky and heavy for travel.