Essential Survival Skills – Orienteering
Learn about orienteering in this article. We will discuss the essential survival skills and the different tips in surviving unexpected situations.
50 Pieces of Gear I Loved, Liked, and Loathed on the Pacific Crest Trail
Before hiking 1,833.3 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail, I was by no means an avid backpacker. I had a total of four backpacking trips under my belt before taking my first steps on the PCT, three of…
Nat Geo Launched a Free Website for Printing Detailed Topographical Maps
The folks at National Geographic just did a solid favor for all the adventurous outdoor photographers out there. They put every US Geological Survey
Backpacking for Beginners
If you’re reasonably fit and enjoy camping and hiking, take it to the next level with a backpacking trip. Here’s a primer on getting started backpacking.
How to Journal while Hiking — Dear Summit Supply Co.
There's nothing better than sitting down in the middle of a good hike - perhaps looking out over a vast forested valley, or perched upon a log beside a rushing stream - and taking a few minutes to pull out your journal and write. This is your chance to reflect on the trail you’ve hiked thu
Waterfalls of the U.P. Michigan
You can see all but one of Michigan’s more than 300 waterfalls in the Upper Peninsula. What beauties they are, too, ranging from under 5 feet to 48+ feet vertical drops. Here are some of our visitors’ favorite waterfall destinations. If y