Category: How-To
Wildland Trek Camping
How To: Minimalize Your Backpack (Tips From A Minimalist)

We’ve all been there before, that moment when you are 6 miles in on the trail and realize you have too much junk in the...

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How To: Choose Doing a Section Hike or Thru-Hike

Thru-hiking is to hike an established point-to-point, long distance hiking trail with continuous footsteps in one direction.

Section hiking is doing either a single section...

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The Brannock Device

When was the last time you had your foot measured? I’ve spent many hours on retail floors across the country and when I ask...

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How to Find the Lesser Known Sections of Yellowstone Nat'l Park

Good ol’ Yellowstone.

Not the largest or the most visited of the 62 National Parks, but it is the very first in America and possibly one...

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Matcha Foot
The Top 10 Foot Injuries And Problems
And what to do about them

All injuries are quite literally a pain, but with most knocks and niggles you can at least avoid...

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Winter Snowshoe
How to Hike in Cold Weather

Thinking about heading out to explore a winter wonderland? Do it! This is one of my favorite seasons to hike.

Yosemite snowshoe. All images by...
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More Trekking
How to Combine Adventure Travel with Volunteer Work

Combining travel with doing volunteer work has been an interest of mine for many years, and now that I am retired I can devote more...

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Risk Management for Winter Hikers

Just because winter and piles of snow are coming doesn’t mean you need to hang up the hiking boots for the season.

In fact, winter can...

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Bringing Home a National Forest Christmas Tree

The excitement is palpable as we don our warmest winter gear — wool baselayers, waterproof snow pants, and our favorite insulated boots. We load the...

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Ask a Pro: How Do I Alleviate Medical Issues in the Backcountry?

Backcountry travel is one of the most inspiring ways you can see the outdoors. Day hiking is wonderful, but once you have a few successful...

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Ask a Pro: How Can I Lessen My Impact Outside?

Picture this: You have come up to your favorite vista in your favorite wild place, your tingling smile is starting to cut across your face...

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