Remote, Alone, Unspoiled... 'Wilderness Act' Alive On Pacific Northwest Trail

"We must leave [future generations] a glimpse of the world as it was in the beginning, not just after we got through with it." -- President Lyndon Johnson
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'Crossbow' Is One Tent For All Seasons

This unique concept by SlingFin has three different "bodies" that can be slung inside the "truss" skeleton of poles for use from summer backpacking to winter mountaineering.
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A Trek Up 'Taum Sauk' Mountain

Missouri's highpoint is accessed via a short trail. Or, take the long route to the top...
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11 North American Hikes For Your Bucket List

Hike these 11 trails at some point in your life. You'll be happy you did.
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Update: 600,000 steps in KEEN Boots

We set out to hike 1 million steps in the KEEN Durand boots. Four weeks and hundreds of thousands of steps in, we're happy to report the boots are holding up fine.
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Sunscreen? The Answer Is 'Yes'

Skin damage and skin cancer is a risk for anyone, but for those of us who spend hours, days and weeks at a time outside, the stakes are elevated.
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Alone With Lions: Thru-Hiking The 'PNT'

The author senses something during this section of the Pacific Northwest Trail from Metaline Falls To Oroville, Wash. His story will make you shiver.
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Long Hike: 124,608 Steps In KEEN Durands

This week in our '1 Million Steps' project our hiker hit not deep wilderness but the forests and rolling landscapes of a "rails to trails" route.
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Thru-Hiking The 'PNT'... Idaho's Panhandle And The Selkirk Mountain Range

Contributing editor Jeff Kish is hiking the 1,200-mile Pacific Northwest Trail this summer. In this installment he heads into Idaho's Panhandle and the Selkirk Mountain Range.
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KEEN Boot Test: Lake Superior Peninsula

Our quest to hike 1 million steps in the KEEN Durand boots continues. This week, we report on a Lake Superior adventure and the Bayfield Peninsula.
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