Hiking and Backpacking
Video: The Inaugural Outside Gear Summit
Increasing Diversity in the Outdoors One Hike at a Time
‘Step by Step’ Captures the Mindset of a Game-Changing Athlete
How to Choose the Right Backpack
A Mother’s Loss and a Grueling Race to Process the Pain
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A PSA on How to Recreate Outdoors During These Times
Life as One of the Last Fire Lookouts
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An Adaptive Athlete and Her Home Mountain
What Shoes Should You Be Hiking In?
Celebrating LGBTQ People in the Outdoors
A Father and Son Process Grief on a Walk
5 Moves for Increased Flexibility
How to Break in New Hiking Boots
Quick Tips to Avoid Getting Lost Outside
You Should Make Your Own Maps. Here’s How.
New Rules for Hiking with an Off-Leash Dog
Hiking Lions Head Ridge in Idaho Is Crazy
Staff Picks: Danner Trail 2650
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Named after the mileage of the Pacific Crest Trail, the Danner Trail 2650 ($150) has been gear editor Jeremy Rellosa's go-to warm-weather hiker. With lugs that offer support and grip on technical terrain, the 2650 is a solid option for backpacking, approaches to the crag, and more casual trips around town.