Few experiences are as rewarding as spending an outdoorsy weekend in the woods, surrounded by family and friends. Whether it’s campfire songs, hiking, swimming, bird-watching, or snacking on s’mores, camping has something for everyone to enjoy! Before you embark on your outdoorsy weekend getaway, remember to pack these six items to ensure that your weekend in the woods will be as safe as it is enjoyable.
Since 1985, July has been the nation’s Park and Recreation Month—an occasion that summer is perfect for celebrating. We’re sharing the top ten most-visited national parks in the U.S., where they’re located, and which park visitors will enjoy them most.
It’s getting warmer outside, so outdoor enthusiasts are on the move and showing the Etón Raptor some love! Backpacker released the 2012 Gear Guide in the April issue, and it’s jam-packed with year’s coolest gadgets and tools–including the Etón Raptor.
Time is running out to get out and explore great hiking trails. Luckily, we’re here to supply you with the top 4 trails in the U.S. to explore before the cold months arrive.