I'm looking to up my backpacking game. What tricks, strategies, and indispensable-but-overlooked items do you take with you into the backcountry? I'm looking for little things that cost little or nothing in terms of weight or money, but which make life easier in camp or on the trail. What are some of your most clever solutions? [more inside]
I'm looking for recommendations on where to do some back-country/wilderness camping in the Seattle/Portland area from around Aug. 31 through Sept. 3. Details inside. [more inside]
Does anyone know of any remote, off the grid (USA or Canada) trading post(s) that are still operational?
North Cascades National Park or Glacier? [more inside]
Where can I go backcountry camping out west without a car? [more inside]
I am going for a 110 mile, 6 day hike in Virginia's back country for the first time. What are some things (small or large) you always bring with you (not obvious like a multi-tool/knife) that make the experience much better? Looking for quick/easy tips! (Thanks for being patient - first time poster) [more inside]
I'm looking for some assistance in planning a month-long hike in June of this year. [more inside]
Where in Portland Maine can I rent backcountry skis (with metal edges) and snowshoes?
Help us escape NYC via train and get lost in the woods! [more inside]
I want to go camping this weekend somewhere inside a 3 hour drive (or so) from Seattle. I'd prefer backcountry camping so I've got some isolation. But I don't particularly want to hike and camp in the snow, so I need to stick to a low elevation. What are some good options?
Please recommend some early-summer, moderate back-country trips in Yellowstone. [more inside]
Sometime from March to early summertime several of us would like to go on a backpacking trip from NYC. I need to hear about nice hikes in the Catskills. [more inside]
Help point me towards the best laptop for taking into the backcountry... [more inside]
Can anyone suggest some specific backcountry camping destinations? [more inside]
I'm going to backcountry Alaska to work for 3 months. What should I do in my spare time? [more inside]
Big Sur and the Ventana Wilderness offer limitless camping potential. I'm new in the area and would appreciate the recommendation of experienced troopers. Specifically: drive-to primitive no rules backcountry with vista - surface running water a big plus. Whither goest man?