Category: Trail Tales
Re Entering Kings Canyon
This is What I Learned Thru-Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail
By Caleb Walker

A month before my April 23rd start date for thru-hiking the Pacific Crest Trail, I realized 2016 was also the Centennial of the National Park...

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Where to Next: Oregon's natural treasures
By Logan Dralle

Who is ready to sit under the stars and head into the woods this weekend? Photo: @adamcharlescheek

I love Oregon. From the state's shoreline to its...

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Oboz Footwear is Montana Proud
By Rachel Walker

Cover image: Morning hikes in the mountains always mean dealing with dew. It’s gorgeous in the sunlight, but getting wet in the first 10 minutes...

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Ode to Spontaneity
By Molly_Herber

It's easy to get caught up in the hustle. Hard to take the time to reflect and appreciate the world around me. But whenever I...

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How to Raise an Outdoors Kid
By Nkrumah Frazier

I grew up on a farm in rural Mississippi, where I hunted and fished and tended a garden. I learned how the natural world works...

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Mountaineering 101: How to Safely Begin Exploring in the Mountains
By Caitlin McKenzie

Getting into the high country can seem insurmountable at first. But with the right tools, education, gear, and partners, it’s entirely possible. Not too long...

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Where to Next? Le Conte Canyon, Sequoia Kings Canyon National Park, California
By Alyssa_Hitchcock

Le Conte Canyon is seated deep in the Sierra Nevada, connecting two high elevation sections of the John Muir Trail: Evolution Lake Basin to the...

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Why You Should Plan a Sunrise Hike this Summer
By Courtnee_Sinhlapasai

My alarm goes off and I struggle to reach my phone to turn it off. I look at the time and it reads 4:30 a.m...

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How to Pack a Small Car for a Big Trip
By Tara_Schatz

Hitting the open road is a quintessential rite of passage, but these days it seems like it's either #vanlife or #nolife. While I don't begrudge...

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Don't Miss These Three Upstate New York Hikes
By Erin_Pannazzo

Cover image: Storm King Mountain, Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY. All images: Erin Pannazzo

Storm King Mountain

Location: Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY., Length: ~2.5 Miles
Difficulty: 6/10

Storm...

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Oboz + #Vanlife: A Love Story
By Jacques_Turcotte

On January 14th 2018 I woke up at four in the morning to drive from Southern Massachusetts to upstate New York during a snowstorm to...

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