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A 100-Mile Reunion Hike Along the Rugged Arizona Trail
Photo Essay: A Grand Reunion on the Rugged Arizona Trail

After a decade apart and amid pandemic upheaval, two old friends reconnect on 100 miles of the famed Arizona National Scenic Trail (aka the AZT)

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

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

Joe Greer on Finding Photography, Inspiration, Faith & His New Book
How Joe Greer Almost Quit Film Photography & Why He'll Never Write Another Book

A conversation with the celebrated film photographer about his early career, avoiding burnout, and making "The Lay of the Land" during a pandemic

Plant Kween's New Book Teaches Plant Parenting (and Self Care)
Plant Kween Dishes the Dirt on Plant Care and Self Care in Their New Book

A first look at "You Grow, Gurl," a new book by Instagram's favorite plant influencer on how to turn your home into a flourishing ecosystem

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5 Weekend Backpacking Trips in California to Do This Summer
5 Best Weekend Backpacking Trips in California to Do This Summer

Use these helpful guides to plan your next trip now, and find yourself among nature once the stay-at-home order lifts

The 6 Best Hiking Trails in Los Angeles, for all Abilities
City of Summits: A 6-Trail Introduction to Hiking in Los Angeles

If you’re looking to trade pavement for dirt under your feet, there are plenty of options in and around the City of Angels—here's our top picks

Q&A: Pattie Gonia on Leadership, Social Media, and Outdoor Advocacy
Pattie Gonia on Nature's Queerness and Rebuilding Their Relationship to the Outdoors

How Wyn Wiley inadvertently launched an intense personal and public journey for a more equitable outdoors via "professional homosexual" Pattie Gonia

How This 1995 Mitsubishi Delica Became the Ultimate Adventure Van
Q&A: Andrew Groves On Mitsubishi Adventure Vans and Protecting the Natural World

The founder of UK-based Miscellaneous Adventures shares the details behind the buildout of his little van life rig

An Adventurer's Guide to Georgia (the Country)
Why You Should Consider Georgia (the Country) as Your Next Adventure Destination

At the intersection of Eastern Europe and Western Asia, between the Black Sea and Caspian Sea, sits a dreamland for hiking, overlanding, skiing & more

Mitsubishi Delica: All You Need to Know About the Japanese 4x4 Van
Delica Guide: Everything You Need to Know About the Iconic Japanese 4x4 Van

Skip the Sprinter and trade in the Tacoma—these weird little import vans are a classic with adventure in its DNA

DAYBREAK Is a New Magazine Celebrating Adventure & Design
Inside DAYBREAK, the Print Magazine Combining Gritty Adventure with Good Design

200 glossy pages of analog inspiration by the likes of Ben Moon, Judianne Thomson, Jamestown Revival, and magazine founder Tommy Moore

How Senchi Designs Launched an Ultralight Fleece Phenomenon
Senchi Designs' Ultralight Fleeces are Well-Worth the Underground Hype

Beloved by thru-hikers and sold out in seconds, this Portland, OR-based cut-and-sew brand is keeping the garage-grown gear tradition alive and well

Q&A: How a Self-Taught Woodworker Built a DIY Cabin in 55 Days
How a Self-Taught Woodworker Built a Cabin During Lockdown for Under $13,000

Filmmaker Graeme Jenvey discusses his $13k backyard cabin build, shares advice for fellow builders, and reflects on lessons learned

Airstream Interstate 24X Review: Extreme Luxury & Ruggedness Combined
What It's Like to #Vanlife in a New $234,000 Airstream Sprinter Van

One writer's attempt to find off-grid adventure in the California desert with a luxed-out home-on-wheels

55+ Black, Indigenous & POC-Owned Outdoor Collectives to Support
56 Black, Indigenous & POC-Owned Outdoor Collectives, Nonprofits & Orgs to Support

An evolving list of BIPOC-run outdoors groups on Instagram promoting diversity and inclusion in nature

Chris Burkard Reveals His Photography Career Beginnings in New Book
Q&A: Chris Burkard Talks Film, Localism, & Going to a Russian Jail in New Book

The world famous adventure photographer shares stories from behind the lens in his new memoir-photo book, "Wayward"

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