We are the word nerds of The Trek who want nothing more than to infuse some hiking and backpacking joy into your day.
Did you find your significant other on trail? Or maybe a relationship that fizzled out? Or even a one-night stand? Either way, we want to hear
Over the years, we have amassed quite a collection of gear reviews, roundups, Best-Ofs, tech breakdowns, updates from season to season, and advice
Let’s talk about discomfort. For the outdoor community, discomfort has long manifested as: rain, freezing temperatures, endless climbs, swarms of
Summer might have just started, but REI's summer clearance is in full swing. Polish up your backpacking and camping gear setup for your summer
Amid the economic and mental turmoil wrought by COVID-19, the outdoors has been a satisfying—if brief—escape for many of us. We asked Trek readers to
In case 2020 wasn’t full of enough surprises, there’s one you may have missed that could be a boon for the trails we love. Back in March, President
Climbing for a Cause: Brittney Woodrum on her Goal to Summit the Colorado 14ers Carrying a ShelterBox
Climbing Colorado’s 58 Fourteeners is a rite of passage for every aspiring mountaineer. Towering over 14,000 feet, these mountains rank as some of
Challenging the Narrative and Amplifying Voices: Resources for Education and Inclusivity in the Outdoor Industry
One of the universal characteristics of people who love the outdoors is that we enthusiastically lean into discomfort. The outdoors community is
REI’s Anniversary Sale is one of their biggest sale events of the year, and this year is no exception. Deals include Patagonia jackets, NEMO tents
Satellite-enabled location tracking, backcountry GPS units, and off-grid texting have become almost ubiquitous when it comes to long-distance hiking.