Just as you rely on wild places to rejuvenate and restore you, those places rely on you to keep them in good condition.
Planning a dedicated stargazing trip in wilderness can be fulfilling in its own right – not to mention a unique way to get into wilderness.
We know that urban life can be filled with stress and fatigue, and that time outdoors can rejuvenate us physically, mentally and emotionally.
Now it's the scene of The Muir Project, a documentary that follows a group of digital artists on their bliss-filled journey along the trail.
Michael Lanza is the northwest editor of Backpacker Magazine and the creator of TheBigOutside.com, where he shares his stories and images from his outdoor adventures, many of them with his family, in the United States
This is also a time in which we are experiencing a decrease in connection to our natural heritage -- a loss of grand proportions.
Rest assured that fall can be an excellent season for camping. Our fall camping checklist will help you prepare for exploring wilderness in the cooler months.
If you’re spending one of the last summer weekends at a National Park, make sure to pack some party hats.