Above all, Owen loves burritos. They are the reason he wakes, the reason he hikes. His hunger drove him the length of the PCT in 2015, the CDT in 2019, and scatters him to wild places worldwide. An engineer sometimes and hiker trash always, he lives to experience, understand, and help the Earth. www.hikefordays.com
The Platypus Quickdraw is the latest addition to the squeeze filter category. With carefully thought out features, it's also one of the best.
It's a strange time to be alive, and a strange time to work retail. Here's what a I've learned while working at REI during a pandemic.
Human caused climate change is changing our planet. How will this affect our trails and what can we do to stop it?
The rapidly burning Caldor Fire has forced the US Forest Service to close El Dorado National Forest, including over 50 miles of the PCT around Lake Tahoe.
When the miles start to drag, what do you do to pass the time? Check out these word games to help get you through those afternoon blues.
47-year old man is being held on suspicion of starting numerous fires in California, including three near the massive Dixie Fire and PCT.
As reliance on personal electronic devices increases in the backcountry, so does our need for portable power. Are solar panels the answer?
On Friday July 30th, a backpacker was fatally struck by lightning as he and his group approached Muir Trail Ranch. The hikers had been hiking on the
Hiking a high route is fundamentally different from on-trail backpacking. However, not all differences are obvious and there is much to learn.
Nika 'Early Bird' Meyers has set a new female self-supported FKT on the Colorado Trail by hiking the 485-mile trail in under 10 days.