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Climbing Mount Huntington: A Harrowing Tale of Alaskan Mountaineering
The Exhausting Reality of Climbing Alaska's Most Beautiful Mountain, Mount Huntington

Adventure photographer James Barkman shares a first-hand account of summiting the 12,241' pyramid of rock and ice—central Alaska's most striking peak

A Modern Guide to Ethical, Sustainable Foraging
How to Be an Ethical, Sustainable Forager

Learn how to become a responsible forager with expert advice and actionable tips on both finding mushrooms and respecting your environment

Hiking Mount Marcy, New York’s Highest Peak
14 Medium Format Photos From Hiking Mount Marcy, New York’s Highest Peak

A trip report and history lesson from the little known 6-million-acre Adirondack Park, the largest publicly protected natural area in the lower 48

Snow Peak Reimagines the Campground With 25-acre Long Beach Campfield
Snow Peak Announces 25-acre PNW Campfield, Reimagining the Classic Family Campground

Set to open in 2023, the Japanese outfitter's first North American campground concept will feature campsites, gear rentals, an onsen, and micro cabins

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A Wildfire Destroyed Their Cabin. Now They Are Helping Others Build
They Built a Famous Cabin. Then the Wildfires Came. Now They're Helping Others Build

Q&A with Elevated Spaces founder and builder on building with a community, selling cabin and treehouse plans, and expert advice for new DIY builders

How to Develop Film With Beer: A Step-by-Step Guide
How to Develop Film With Beer & Without Toxic Chemicals

A step-by-step home guide to using beer to process black & white film, in place of nasty chemicals like ammonia and formaldehyde

47 Rock Climbing Terms & Lingo Every Climber Should Know
47 Rock Climbing Terms Every New Climber Should Know

All the beta you need to send your project and not bail at the crux, wether in the bouldering gym or at your local outdoor crag

Instant Coffee Packets: The 9 Best for Camping & How It's Made
The 9 Best Instant Coffees for Camping & How They're Made

A helpful guide to instant coffee for camping and backpacking, including what varieties are available, our top picks, and tips for the perfect cup

Sustainable Backpacking Meals: How to Minimize Waste in the Backcountry
A Responsible Buyer's Guide to Backpacker Meals

No-or-low-waste camping meals and backpacking food does exists. Here's what to look for, how to avoid greenwashing, plus four companies to support

22 LGBTQ+ Outdoor Groups Supporting & Celebrating Diversity in Nature
22 LGBTQ+ Outdoor Groups to Support During Pride and Beyond

International and regional organizations, nonprofits, and collectives celebrating and supporting LGBTQIA+ campers, climbers, hikers, and more

Lost Coast Hiking Guide: What You Need to Know About the Iconic California Trail
A Hiker's Guide to Northern California's Legendary Lost Coast Trail

Dreamy film photography, gear essentials, pro tips, and do's & don'ts for backpacking one of the West Coast's most classic trails

How Ultralight Backpacking Changed My Perspective of Backcountry Travel
How One Piece of Gear Changed My Whole Perspective on Backcountry Travel

A deep dive into the world of lightweight and ultralight backpacking, and why you should embrace the "less is more" philosophy, too

Camp Yoshi Creates Epic Experiences to Get Black & Brown Folks Outside
Camp Yoshi Is Where Black Folks Can Unleash Their Inner Child, Outdoors

Adventure travel company founders Rashad, Ron & Shequeita Frazier talk fostering a space where people of color can reconnect with nature in peace

The 10 Dos & Don’ts of Hippie Bikepacking
PNW Bikepacking: Microdosing, Indigenous Land Awareness, Fun With Friends

A laundry list of lessons learned from a lockdown summer spent grinding gravel and exploring trails in the Great Northwest

10 Essentials With Musician, Writer, Outdoorist Hayden Coplen
Musician, Writer, Outdoorist Hayden Coplen Shares His 10 Favorite Pieces of Gear

The Sir Sly drummer shares what items have helped him navigate the pandemic, from bikes and backpacks to bass guitars and coffee

Q&A: Alimo on Balancing Art, Adventure, and Sustainability
Q&A: Multimedia Artist Alimo on Creating Art You Recognize, But Don't Know

How artist Sean Kesterson, aka "Alimo," developed his signature style of vibrant, familiar depictions of life outdoors

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