Sedona, Arizona is one of the best cities in the entire country for hiking. The awe-inspiring natural formations will take even the most uninterested hiker’s breath away. In this guide, we go over our top 5 favorite hikes in Sedona, from easy to hard.
If you’re planning on hiking in Grand Teton National Park, you’re going to need a good map. We have taken the liberty of compiling all of the best maps of Grand Teton, as well as highlighting some of the best trails for you to take.
This guide will show you the very best hikes that Grand Teton National Park has to offer. From multi-day, strenuous hikes like the Grand Teton Crest Trail to easier trails like The Colter Bay Lakeshore Trail, this guide has something for everyone.
Hiking poles are an essential part of any hiking trip. Use our buying guide to learn everything you need to know about hiking poles. From material to locking mechanism, we cover all of the important aspects of trekking poles and offer some of our favorites.
If you want to take your skis to the backcountry and not having to worry about slipping, you will probably need a climbing skin. These allow you to climb a mountain with ease, with your skis attached. Learn everything you need to know when picking a ski skin, as well as some of our favorites.
Hiking can be one of the most beautiful experiences you’ll encounter. Virtually untouched nature can draw strong emotions from any of us. These are exactly the sort of views that you will want to capture and save forever. It stands to reason, then, that it is crucially important that you have a camera that is specially tailored to hiking. Read our review of several of these cameras, as well as get helpful tips on picking one for your situation.
Socks are an often overlooked part of your hiking gear that can have an incredibly large impact on your overall comfort. If you don’t have the right socks for the weather, or if you get uncomfortable, cheap socks, your feet will start to hate you an hour in. Read this guide to find what to look for as well as our personal favorites depending on weather and footwear.
Ski Mountaineering can be a fun and exhilarating experience if you have the proper gear. Learn what types of ski work best on unkept mountain terrains, and learn about our favorite mountaineering skis for men and women.
Crampons are incredibly important for both mountaineering and general hiking in the winter. Even boots with superior traction cannot withstand slippery ice and snow. In these cases, crampons are required. This guide explains what you should be looking for in a good crampon and offers our personal crampon recommendations.
Being stuck in an avalanche is not something anyone wants to think about. Unfortunately, it is a risk you must consider if you plan to go mountaineering or backcountry skiing. Thankfully, with advances in technology, avalanche beacons can now be a life-saving device. Find out what makes a good avalanche beacon, and our personal favorites.