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Gear: Day Hiking Packs and the Little Stuff

Now that we’ve covered the right things to wear while day hiking, we turn our attention to the other essentials: finding the perfect backpack, and then collecting all the things you should consider putting in your backpack. 

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Gear: Day Hiking Footwear and Apparel

If you’ve never set foot on a dirt trail for a serious length of time, the concept of hiking can seem daunting—especially when you reach the trailhead and see a phalanx of warning signs about slippery rocks, the threat of wildlife, and a map depicting a miles-long, undulating network of trails.

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Travel: The Kingdom of Jordan

There’s more to the Middle East than turmoil.

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People: Five Questions with Conway Bowman, the Mako Shark Man

Based in Southern California, Conway Bowman is a man who loves to catch fish, and the fly rod is his weapon of choice. He has traveled the world in search of Atlantic salmon, wild trout, redfish, bonefish, and tarpon. Bowman currently holds the IGFA world record for redfish caught on the fly (41.65 lbs Redfish, Record: World Fly Rod, 20lb Tippet). We recently caught up with the man to ask him a few questions about his passion for fishing.

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Columbia Named Good for the World

It’s always nice to know that somebody out there notices when you try to do something right.

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How-To: Ten Essentials For Adventure

First published in 1960 by The Mountaineers of Seattle, The Freedom of the Hills is now in its eighth edition.

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Travel: Apples Bar & Grill

Apples Bar and Grill | Sun Valley, Idaho

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Travel: Searching for Late-Season Turns

Our picks of the top spring (and summer!) ski destinations:

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Welcome To #TryingStuff: Your First Step To Adventure

On this, April Fools’ Day, let us pause to praise the time-honored pastime of tall tales that add spice to the world of adventure and the outdoors.

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Fall 2013 – Omni-Heat™ Reflective Season

This season features a wide range of incredibly warm, amazingly breathable Omni-Heat Reflective gear.

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