You’ve planned to head out to the backcountry today and the weather reports it will be a high of 65-70. You wear your favorite cotton t-shirt, pack a light jacket and set out for the trails. You start getting chilly while hiking in the shade, so you throw on your jacket and continue on your way. A half an hour has passed and you still feel cold and start to feel clammy.
Are you adventurous? Do you love running? Are you an ultra runner? If you aren't already an ultra runner and you answered yes to the first two questions you might be training for your first ultramarathon before you know it! From training, tips, and gear, we’ve got everything you need to know so you can start your (long) ultra journey!
Just because you want to spend some quality time enjoying the outdoors doesn't mean you should sacrifice a good night's sleep too. With the proper gear and preparation, you can have a sound sleep while sleeping under the stars, no problem! Here's everything you need to sleep comfortably in the outdoors.
Chances are you’re aware of the different types of camping. If you're not, listen up, because if someone asks you to go camping you’re going to want to know what you’re getting yourself into. From developed frontcountry campgrounds to carved out backcountry campsites, we’ve camped them all and we’re here to clear things up.
A thru-hike is an end to end backpacking trip on a long distance trail. From strategies and challenges to planning, tips, and community, here’s everything you need to know about thru-hiking.