You don’t have to disappear for months to enjoy the Pacific Crest Trail. Most people are out for less than a week. The PCT provides for a rich lifetime of day …

Last November I went backpacking together with my mom and my little sister and a group called Travel Factor Philippines to northern Thailand. If you are considering a short one week trip to Thailand … It was a pretty long bus …

Most hikers will take the White Pass and Yukon Route Railway from Lake Bennett at the end of the hike back to Skagway. You must purchase a train ticket in advance.

Lived north of Atlanta for 20 years and saw a lot of the northern and coastal sites of Georgia. Highly recommend Stone Mountain as a family friendly trip and the …

Alaska Cruises Inside Passage Highlights for our Alaska Inside Passage Cruises and Great Bear Rain Forest Cruises aboard the Classic Yacht Discovery Our third port of call, Ketchikan, is one of the most popular cruise ship destinations in Alaska’s Inside Passage. We arrived in Ketchikan early Wednesday morning, and although it was overcast, no rain was expected. Since the

THIS IS A GUEST POST BY Lara Goodrich Ezor. Walking is the original form of travel, but it is often under-appreciated. I like to say that backpacking is just walking …

Last week, hundreds of hikers gathered in Campo, a tiny town resting on the border of California and Mexico … per day pace to beat the early snowfall in Northern Washington. The 2,650-Mile Pacific Crest Trail; via Colin Arisman, …

At that point, we were all hiking machines, our bodies adapted to walking for 10-12 hours each day and easily able to cover 20+ miles through the rocky terrain of the northern … tackle another long-distance hike. I had never been to …

Never too far from civilization in case of emergencies, but far enough that in two …

A farm run by Buddhist monks in Arizona seemed promising, but the long list of forbidden items, divided by subtitles like “food” and “fabric,” made me nervous. A …

These are the best experiences — ones that allow your whole body to enjoy the process, while also getting philosophical with some of the best drinks the world has to offer. So here’s to the best spots for hiking and drinking. Or hriking. Or …

More than a decade later and with several other treks under his hipbelt, Feldman released his first book, “Long-distance Hiking,” a collection of backpacking stories and tips. “If someone is interested in doing a long-distance trip, I want …

Trail Life Ray Jardine’s Lightweight Backpacking (Book) Covers the essentials of Lightweight hiking, including packweight and equipment, clothing and footwear …

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The Orange County Hiking Club (OC Hiking) … Azita L. I have lived in California for 32 years, my primary through A’level years I lived in England.