How-To

How to Prepare for Backpacking Europe

By Shalee Blackmer / Destinations and how-to

You've decided to take a leap and backpack Europe. Excited, frantic, and eager, it may be hard knowing where to start planning the upcoming journey.

4 Tips for More Adventures (plus a coupon for a free day off work)

By Trailfoody LLC / How-to and lifestyle

Photo: Dan Loch It's Saturday morning and the sun’s popping up with clear skies. Or there’s fresh snow in the mountains. Or the river’s running at just the right level. 1.

7 Essential Waterfalls Photography Tips

By Brandon Dewey / How-to and activities

1. Shoot on Overcast Days Light is everything in photography, and the best time to photograph waterfalls is on overcast days.

Butternut Squash Cauliflower Trail Tacos

By Adam Kingman / How-to, health, and lifestyle

For those of you who have exhausted your freeze dried meal options and peanut butter sandwich supply, this one's for you.

4 Quick Photography Tips and Tricks

By Garrett Graham / How-to

Intervalometer/Remote ShutterWith a tripod and intervalometer/remote shutter a whole new world of photo possibilities open up.

How to Camp on a Deserted Island in Panama for $5

By Alyssa + Hannah ODYSEA / Destinations, how-to, and lifestyle

Every morning I would wake to the sunrise over the nearby rocks, stumble from my tent with my mask and snorkel in hand, and fall into the crystal clear waters.

10 Tips for Driving in Iceland

By Robby DeGraff / Destinations, how-to, and activities

You're going to Iceland! Yeah! Congrats it's the most beautiful place in the world and I've been craving to get back ever since I flew out of Keflavík a few months ago.

How to Find Solitude in a National Park

By Sara Sheehy / How-to, activities, and destinations

National Parks hold some of the most beautiful landscapes in the United States.

The Golden Rules of National Parks (and Why They Matter)

By Tara Stamnes / How-to and lifestyle

The National Parks Service has been witness to a lot of rule-breaking issues over the past year. From tourists trampling off trail to taking off with wildlife, rules are still a problem for many.

How I Drastically Improved My Photography in Just 1 Year

By Austin Jackson / How-to

I have really only been seriously into photography for about a year now. I purchased my first full frame camera shortly after I started photography last March, and have been all about it since then.

Drone Photography 101

By Garrett Graham / How-to and activities

Equipment I’m going to lead with the best piece of advice I can give. Start small. Even if you just got a brand new Phantom, leave it in the box and pick up a small cheap drone to practice with.

5 Tips to Make Your Iceland Trip Awesome

By Eric Bennett / Destinations, how-to, lifestyle, and activities

1. Waterproof EverythingWhat is even more important than warm clothes when going to Iceland, is staying dry. Layer up underneath a very waterproof jacket as well as waterproof pants.

Leave No Trace Ski Tips

By Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics / How-to and activities

Ski season is here, are you ready to enjoy your world and Leave No Trace in the snow? Here are a few tips and tricks to remember the Leave No Trace Seven Principles while having fun on the mountain.

How We Memorize the 7 Principles of Leave No Trace

By Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics / Destinations, how-to, family, and activities

You probably know that Leave No Trace is based on 7 Principles. Can you name them all? In the right order? Here's a little trick we use to help us memorize all seven principles in the right order.

5 Small Changes We Can Make to Save Our Parks

By Amber Locke / How-to

An exuberant, Jewish woman from Israel taught me Hebrew on the trail to the Giant Sequoias in Tuolomne Grove.

Iceland Is a Long Exposure Dream Locale

By Connor Charles / Destinations, how-to, and activities

Iceland is an island of epic landscapes, where volcanic upheaval meets the cold North Atlantic and Arctic seas.

My Go-To Photography Equipment List

By Andrew Johnson / How-to, lifestyle, and activities

Dang. I guess I’m a hoarder? Well, kind of, anyways. I have a lot of ‘stuff,’ though, I try to limit myself to only possessions that I ‘need.

Lost Your Inspiration? Get Outside.

By Garrett Graham / How-to, health, and lifestyle

I take photos and videos for a living and it’s something I thoroughly enjoy. But 2017 came along and all January I was stuck in bed with a cold and in February I crashed my Phantom.

7 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Adventuring

By Austin Jackson / How-to and lifestyle

1. Cheap is rarely good.As with anything in life, the cheapest item is rarely sufficient. The same goes for the outdoors.

How to Cook Stuffed Bell Peppers in a Dutch Oven

By Alex Anderson / How-to, health, and activities

Everyone loves home made stuffed bell peppers, so what's better then enjoying this delicious meal while we are camping in our favorite location.

Why I'll Be Returning to Yosemite Next Year for Firefall

By David Waugh / Destinations, how-to, and lifestyle

Every year there is a phenomena that occurs in Yosemite National Park when the elements work together just right.

The Toughest Kind of Photography Is in the Backcountry. Here's Why.

By Will McKay / How-to, lifestyle, and activities

Trudging through rain, sleeping at high altitudes, losing feeling in your extremities, and developing beautiful calves.If I could sum up backcountry photography in a sentence, that would be it.

How to Work a Summer Job in the Canadian Rockies

By Tara Stamnes / Destinations, how-to, and lifestyle

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.

How to Take an Epic Selfie

By Brendan van Son / How-to and lifestyle

For many of you, the word selfie might make you cringe.