With the summer hiring season coming up soon, many people will be heading out to find seasonal employment destinations. Well, look no further: mountain dreams can come true in Banff National Park.
1. The Ski SockAlmost daily, I have a customer pull a pair of thick cotton socks from their pocket as they sit down for a fitting.
There’s nothing quite like a campfire meal. For me it feels almost primal to cook beneath the stars out in the woods.
The Adirondack Mountains has the two tallest mountains in New York: Mount Marcy (5,344’) and Algonquin Peak (5,115’).
Spring and Fall are my favorite times of year to go backpacking. It’s not too hot during the day, but I still get to use my sleeping bag to stay warm during the chilly nights.
There is no magical equation to determine the perfect length ski for you and there is no formula for choosing the perfect width either, but today we are here to help answer a few basic questions and .
The cold weather and wet or snowy conditions should not stop anyone from enjoying the great outdoors.
California’s highway 395, running from the Mojave desert to desolate Modoc County, is a hell of a road. As far as north-south highways go, the 395 is often forgotten.
Over my winter break from college this year, I had an intimidating task to complete: either create or buy all of the remaining gear needed for this summer’s upcoming road trip.
We wrote a story a little while ago that laid out our top tips for saving up enough money to make your round-the-world trip dreams a reality.
If there are any of you that want to explore and maybe take a road trip but do not want to worry about making hotel reservations or pitching a tent, this might be for you.
As the weather warms and melts away winter snow, the most wonderful time of the year rapidly approaches: Nepal trekking season.
A couple of years ago, I was sitting on my couch at home watching "Wild," the film based on Cheryl Strayed's memoir, Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail, and I remember feeling overwh.
Bags packed, tickets printed, ready for adventure! The time we work so hard throughout the year to finally enjoy….
Packing a ridiculous amount of extra layers, two-extra-fuels-too-many, and that heavy canned food you never ate: we've all done it. My first few backpacking trips were, to say the least, heavy.
Why did you take this photo? Capturing this image on a backcountry hut trip was a combination of luck and experience.
So you've seen your friends and all those pro skiers on social media getting out and doing a thing called backcountry skiing.
We are in the thick of the winter lull; some trailheads are closed and well beaten paths are covered in snow.
Everyone has that little voice in their head that starts right after your alarm rudely wakes you in the morning.
1. To create a panoramic image: first, you need a tripod and some type of head that will allow you to rotate the camera. Most tripods have a bubble level; make sure your tripod is level. 2.
Point and shoot cameras have gotten a bad rap these days. With the rise of cheap(er) mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras, point and shoot cameras have been on the decline.
When I moved to Utah, I was borderline scared of the snow. As soon as it started to snow I went straight inside. I couldn't handle wet socks, that just made me cranky, so snow was a no-go.
Most of us loyal Outbound followers have surely experienced the reliefs and woes associated with answering Nature's inevitable call while out hiking or backpacking.