Day hikes to trekking for many miles down the trail, we cover a range of hiking products.
Unlike Any Shoe We’ve Seen: HOKA ONE ONE ‘Arkali’ Blends Climbing, Running, Hiking
The Sky Arkali from HOKA ONE ONE is a shoe like no other. Velcro ankle straps, grippy rubber, and HOKA’s signature plush foam combine in one of the most futuristic trail shoes we’ve seen.
Best Women’s Adventure Pants: Hiking, Climbing, and Travel
Here are the best women’s hiking, climbing, and travel pants. Pick a pair and get ready for adventure.
How to Hike 25-Plus Miles a Day: A Thru-Hiker Explains
Hiking 25 miles in a day is absolutely doable. That may sound unrealistic to some, but thru-hikers do 25 miles every day. For months on end. While sleeping in a tent every night.
Free Gear Fridays: HOKA ONE ONE Sky Boots Giveaway
This week, three lucky men and three lucky women will receive their choice of a pair of Sky hiking boots from HOKA ONE ONE!
Summit an 8,700-Foot Peak Overlooking ‘El Capitán’ — In Texas
Near the border of West Texas and New Mexico, the Guadalupe Mountains host Texas’ four tallest peaks. We ascended a surprisingly challenging 3,000 feet to Guadalupe Peak, the highest point in Texas, to peer into Mexico and soak in the desert views.
Nasty Beautiful: Captivating Images Expose Hikers at Their Most Vulnerable
These Vogue-like staged photographs started as a drunk stunt but grew into something else along the 2,653-mile Pacific Crest Trail.
118 Miles in 118 Seconds: Hiker’s ‘Longest Day’ on the Pacific Crest Trail
With mosquitoes driving him nuts, one PCT thru-hiker decided to go for 38 hours straight. Thankfully for us, he made a video of the endeavor.
Silver Shadow: Six Moon Designs Launches Ultralight Carbon Umbrella
Full protection, fewer grams: Six Moon Designs touts its Silver Shadow Carbon as the ‘lightest full-size trekking umbrella on the market.’
Time Tested: Mom’s Boots Were Made for Trekking
I don’t remember exactly when my mom handed these hiking boots down to me. But I do know that they’ve kept me warm, comfortable, and protected throughout Appalachia and the Rockies — just like she has my whole life.
Gear for the Elements: What to Take on a Winter Hike
Want to get out in weather that keeps most people cocooned in their beds? Here’s how to stay warm and prepare to spend the day hiking in a winter wonderland.
3 Adventures Fit for Danner Mountain 600 Weatherized Boots
The Danner Mountain 600 is already an award winner and best-seller for a reason: versatility. Now, the brand says the Weatherized model will carry customers farther than ever.
Trailhead Crime: My Car Got Robbed While I Was Hiking
I live in a town where break-ins aren’t common. It’s just far enough from the city to elude everyday urban crime and just remote enough to discourage thieves from even going to the effort.
Want to Enjoy the Mountains More? Hire a Guide
Getting into the backcountry for the first time can be an intimidating experience. There are many scenarios where it pays to go with a guide, especially in variable winter conditions.
Free Gear Fridays: Danner Mountain 600 Weatherized Edition
Here at GJ, we test a lot of gear. Now, we want to give you the chance to win some gear too.
Watch: Iraq War Veteran Finds Healing on the Appalachian Trail
‘Hiking gave me the ability to be the person I always was: a confident person that was capable of doing anything.’
Heather ‘Anish’ Anderson Finishes Triple Crown Hiking in Calendar Year
In 2018, Heather ‘Anish’ Anderson became the first woman to hike the Appalachian Trail, Pacific Crest Trail, and Continental Divide Trail in one calendar year.
Best Backpacking Water Filters and Purifiers: Drink Up Safely
From lightweight chemical purifiers to fast-acting pumps and large-quantity gravity filters, we’ve rounded up the best water filters and purifiers for the backcountry and beyond.
Planning a Thru-Hike With Your Dog? Read This First
Dogs can go darned near everywhere with us — even on a thru-hike. But, just like humans, they require some TLC to ramble on and on.