Hiking

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

10 Best Vegan Hiking Boots from Our Favorite Outdoor Brands
The 10 Vegan Hiking Boots for Lovers of Adventure (and Animals)

No leather, no problem. Not a single ounce of animal products to be found on these hiking boots from our favorite outdoor brands

Patagonia's Newest UL Puffies Are Its Warmest & Eco-Friendliest Yet
Patagonia's New Downlab UL Puffies Are Its Warmest & Eco-Friendliest Yet

In expanding its ultralight insulation collection geared for alpine climbing, Patagonia made big advances without losing an eye for minimalism

Pro Tips & Gear to Make Camping With Kids Fun & Easy(ish)
Tips, Tricks, & Gear to Make Camping With Kids Fun and (Mostly) Stress Free

Getting outside with young kids isn't always easy, but these parents have some advice for whatever outdoor adventurer you may be planning

The 10 Best Ponchos for Surfing, Camping, and Other Outdoor Adventures
The 10 Best Ponchos for Surfing, Camping, and Other Outdoor Adventures

One of the most slept on articles of gear/clothing, the poncho is an essential item for staying warm, dry, and cozy, at the campsite, beach, and home

Vermont Huts: Inside the New Network of Trails & Backcountry Shelters
Vermont Is Building a New Network of Backcountry Huts. Here's What You Should Know

A unique partnership with private landowners aims to link the entire state with a continuous system of trails and shelters for hikers, bikers, skiers

Chasing the Famous & Rare Golden Larch in North Cascades National Park
Photo Essay: Chasing the Famous & Rare Golden Larch in North Cascades National Park

Medium format photos from deep in the rugged alpine of Washington State, where each fall for rare moment a brilliant gold hue overtakes the evergreen

5 Rules for Shoulder Season Layering from a Pro Outdoor Photographer
A Pro Outdoor Photographer's Tips & Gear Recs for Shoulder Season Adventures

Learn the do's and don'ts for staying comfortable, dry, and warm in shoulder season weather without carrying an overloaded pack

Japanese Alps Hiking Guide: Everything You Need to Know
Everything You Need to Know About Hiking the Northern Japanese Alps

North of Tokyo in the Nagano, Toyama, and Gifu prefectures, the peaks collectively known as the Hida Mountains or Japanese Alps are a hiker's dream

The 9 Best Hiking Jackets for Women
For Rain or Shine, These Are the 9 Best Women's Hiking Jackets Out There

Packable, waterproof, insulated: whatever type of hiking jacket you need, we've found the best of the best

The 10 Best Travel Pants and Adventure Trousers for Women
The 10 Best Travel Pants for Women, No Matter Where Your Adventures Takes You

Whether going by bike, plane, car, or just commuting around town on foot, these pants are deliver restriction-free comfort without sacrificing style

Artist Travis Weller on Trail Running, Finding Flow & New Roark Collab
Artist Travis Weller on Trail Running, Finding Balance & His New Roark Collab

A conversation with the acclaimed California transplant on the release of a new apparel collaboration with Roark's Run Amok line

The 10 Best Sports Bras for Athletic Women: Tested & Approved
Tested & Approved: The 10 Best Sports Bras for Climbing, Yoga, Hiking, and More

Because it's not easy to find a sports bra that's comfortable, supportive, and fits well (especially when you have muscles)

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