When autocomplete results are available use up and down arrows to review and enter to select. Touch device users, explore by touch or with swipe gestures.


Discover Pinterest’s 10 best ideas and inspiration for Backcountry. Get inspired and try out new things.
Backpacking Gear | Outdoor Infographic

Planning your first backcountry hiking trip and don’t know where to start? Our ultimate guide has all the info you need to hit the trail with confidence!

The Ultimate Backcountry Gear Guide—Everything You Need To Know – Angela Liguori

This is my ultimate backcountry camping gear guide—which includes my favorite gear, gear checklist and additional resources.

Must Know Backpacking Tips for Women

Want to try out backpacking? Find out everything there is to know about trip planning, periods in the wilderness, backpacking gear, and more!

The Ultimate Guide to Solo Backcountry Camping

My story of backcountry camping starts in the spring of 2014 with a guided trip to the bottom of the Grand Canyon. I was hooked. I have dedicated my life since to spending as many days under the stars and out of my bedroom as possible. And admittedly have been extremely lucky in that I have never k

Holy Grail Hiking and Camping Gear – 2019 Edition

I've tried a lot of hiking and camping gear over the years and there are some items I just keep coming back to. For me, a piece of gear gets the tick of approval if it does what it performs as advertised, lasts a long time, is lightweight and easy to pack, and is comfortable. I also try to purchase from brands that support sustainable practices and are doing good in the world. In this blog post I am sharing a round-up of my 2019 holy grail hiking and camping gear items... things I now…

Watch popular Backcountry videos

Backcountry Touring
Carbon County, WY
// ON THE BLOG // There are plenty of winter activities in Colorado to keep you busy all season long! From strapping on a pair of snowshoes for a snowy hike to relaxing in front of a warm fire in a backcountry hut to learning how to climb up frozen waterfalls, there’s a lot to discover in Colorado beyond the ski slopes.
Nothing is worse when you’re packing a pack than realizing the first thing you need is stuffed at the bottom… Paul Rachele of The Mountain Guides, our alpine and rock climbing guide partner, walks us through how he gears up efficiently for a day of earning turns in the backcountry.