Tag: backpacking
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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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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Scary Trail Tale: Bump in the Night

“Traci...you awake?” A rattled voice spoke from next to my tent. It was Jen, my co-guide.

“Something just walked past our tents and I...

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Traveling Internationally with Backpacking Gear

Heading out on an international adventure? Awesome. I’m thrilled that you’re exploring this wild world of ours. Before you go, though, we have chores to...

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How to Have Good Hygiene for Long Camping Trips

You’re nearly done planning for your year’s big hiking trip. You’ve obsessed over the route, planned your meals to the last ingredient, and triple-checked the...

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View from the Outdoor Shop Floor (or: Why I Love Oboz Footwear Packaging)

I look around and the store has died down.

Disheveled boxes are scattered throughout the shoe department. It's time to match the disregarded pairs, pack them...

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Ask a Pro: Do I Want a Low Hiking Shoe or Mid Hiking Boot?

Welcome to our fourth installation of Ask a Pro, where guides from Wildland Trekking, offer professional advice for life on the trail.

What...

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Ask a Pro: How To Cook Gourmet Backcountry Meals

Welcome to our third installation of Ask a Pro, where guides from Wildland Trekking, offer professional advice for life on the trail.

When you...

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Ask a Pro: Eight Tips to Winter Camp in Comfort

Welcome to our first installation of Ask a Pro, where guides from Wildland Trekking, offer professional advice for life on the trail.

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Introducing Ask a Pro: Tips and Tricks for Life on the Trail

Ever since we started making shoes a decade ago, we’ve strived to facilitate life on the trail for our diverse and loyal community. That’s why...

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How to be a Good Hiking Partner

What makes a good hiking partner? It's a lot more than being able to carry extra weight. Image: Stephen Matera

Let’s get on the same...

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