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Seattle hikes
From the peaks of the Cascades, across the coastal rainforests of the Olympic Peninsula, to towering volcanoes like Mt...
Cochamo Journals
When it rains in Cochamó, it rains long and hard. Now, it is raining. It has been raining, it is raining, it will continue to...
Patagonia National Park
Marty Schnure spent the austral summer of...
Squamish Canada
The Sea to Sky Highway twists along the shore of Howe Sound just an hour north of Vancouver...
Wyoming
If the West is holding on to the fading light of its once proud appellation, “The Wild West,” then Wyoming is one of the...
Maroon Lake, Colorado
From lifetime ski bums to cross-country transplants who moved here for the outdoors, nobody loves their mountains more...

Gear Closet

Hiking and Camping Gear Reviews
See our hiking and camping gear picks and in-depth reviews, from clothing and footwear to gear and accessories….
Arc'teryx Zeta LT rain jacket
The new Arc’teryx Zeta LT represents a distinct break from the hiking rain jacket status quo...
Hiking Pants for Men
A great pair of hiking pants should provide freedom of movement, comfort, and the versatility to perform well...
Down Jacket
Nothing beats a great down jacket, whether it’s for causal use or tearing around the backcountry...
Gregory Atmos backpack
One of the few downsides in the industry-wide transition to internal-frame packs is ventilation. In creating...
 Platypus GravityWorks Water Filter
Water treatment is a sometimes annoying and always time-consuming process, but remains an absolutely essential...
Vasque Inhaler Low Hiking Shoes
The new-for-2015 Vasque Inhaler Low hiking shoes are in many ways representative of the modern hiking shoe...
Mountain Bikes Under $2,000
Mountain biking can be a very expensive sport: there are hundreds of excellent bikes available for...
Down Sleeping Bag
Many backpacking trends have come and gone over the years, but there has been one constant: down sleeping bags. Simply put...

Darkroom

Weather-Sealed DSLR Camera
Weather sealing is a highly desirable characteristic in a digital SLR, offering added protection and security...
Uncompahgre River Valley - Jack Brauer
Jack Brauer is one of the best: his images combine technical mastery with a command for...
DSLR Camera 2015
DSLR cameras are the best of the best—they have the largest sensors, the most megapixels...
Loften Islands - Cody Duncan
A guest essay and photographs on Norway's remote Lofoten Islands located above...
Mirrorless Camera 2015
The mirrorless camera revolution is in full swing. These impressive digital cameras pack large sensors...
Antarctica
An exceptional look at Antarctica from renowned photographer Christopher Michel...

From the Inside

Denali National Park, Alaska
Denali (Mt. McKinley), which translates to “The High One” in the native Athabascan language, towers 20,328 feet...
Torres del Paine
Torres del Paine (pronounced PIE-nay) National Park in southern Chile is the crown jewel of Patagonia. Rising high is...
Norway’s Lofoten Islands are referred to as the Lofoten Wall because, quite literally, they are vertical rows of granite shooting out of...
Abel Tasman, New Zealand
On the northern end of New Zealand’s South Island is the warm coastal region of Abel Tasman...
Colorado Outdoors
It is difficult to think of mountains, and mountain sports in the United States, without thinking of Colorado. For many...
Queenstown, New Zealand
New Zealand has established itself as one of the world’s top adventure travel destinations. Queenstown receives...
Manaslu Circuit Trek
The Manaslu Circuit is the trekking jewel of Nepal. Bordering the Annapurna Conservation Area to the west and the Tibetan...
Everest Base Camp trek
The Everest Base Camp trek passes through the land of the Sherpas to the foot of the world’s highest mountain...
Hardangervidda
The Hardangervidda Plateau is one of Norway’s and Europe’s most wondrous open spaces, encompassing nearly...