Hiking

The best hiking gear for men & women, from boots to backpacks and everything in between

Exploring Unzen Onsen, One of Japan’s Best Hidden Hiking Hotbeds
Exploring Unzen Onsen, One of Japan’s Best Hidden Hiking Hotbeds

A local's guide to Japan's first national park and its neighboring hot spring town, where visitors can experience a slice of authentic life in Japan

How AllTrails Is Harnessing AI to Make Getting Outside a Lot Easier
AllTrails Is Harnessing AI & Innovative Tech to Make Getting Outside a Lot Easier

New OpenAI integration and location sharing are making the award-winning app better then ever at helping hikers find and safely explore trails

The 10 Best Hiking Sandals for Women, Tested by Women
The 10 Best Women's Hiking Sandals for Wet and Dry Adventures

Tested over hundreds of miles and different types of terrain from Utah to Wyoming, these hiking sandals can handle it all

Minimalist Sandal Brand Bedrock Introduces Redesigned Cairn Evo Line
Minimalist Sandal Brand Bedrock Introduces New Comfort Focused Designs

Beloved by UL adventurers, the flagship Cairn sandal line sees an evolution in material and design upgrades—plus a new comfort-focused sandal

Bedrock Sandals' Mountain Clog Returns in Time for Socks and Sandals Season
Cult Favorite Hiker Brand Bedrock Sandals' Mountain Clogs Return for Fall

The maker of minimalist adventure sandals brings back the closed-toe style in time for cooler, sock-friendly weather with a new autumnal colorway

How to Trick Your Friends Into Hut Hiking in the Spanish Pyrenees Mountains
How to Trick Your Friends Into Hut Hiking in the Spanish Pyrenees Mountains

On a shotgun hiking trip in Spain, one writer proves you can put your friends through hell and have them thank you for it too

Experience the "Real Japan" by Hiking the 1,000 km Michinoku Coastal Trail
Michinoku Coastal Trail Guide: What to Know About Japan's New 1,000 km Trail

This scenic trail winds through rugged coastlines, dense forests, and historic towns, helping revitalize a region still reeling from the 2011 tsunami

Battling Altitude and Ego While Hut Hiking in the Italian Dolomites
Battling Altitude and Ego While Hut Hiking in the Italian Dolomites

Faced with the unyielding effects of thin air, one hiker learns to let go of self expectations and what should be to enjoy what is

The 12 Best Hiking Pants for Men in 2024
The 12 Best Stylish Men’s Hiking Pants for Casual Adventures & All-Weather Activities

Style meets function—and stretchy, rugged, water-repellent, cargo pocket-equipped designs—in these trail-worthy bottoms

12 Gifts for Hikers: A Design-Driven Selection of Editors' Favorites
12 Holiday Gifts for the Hiking-Obsessed on Your List

A wishlist of editor-approved gear for the discerning hiker, including ultralight footwear, the best hiking pants, a cozy fleece, and much more

CAYL x New Balance Release Collaborative Head-to-Toe Trail Collection
CAYL and New Balance Release Collaborative Head-to-Toe Trail Collection

Footwear, down, fleece, and packs build on the South Korean outdoor brand's passion for hiking and New Balance's trail running pedigree

13 Best Anorak Jackets for Men and Women
13 Stylish and Weatherproof Anorak Jackets for Mountain and Casual Wear

Half a zipper, twice the style, and all of the weather protection you may need both in town and the backcountry

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