Fall is one of our favorite times of the year to get outside. The air gets crisp, trails and campsites are a little less crowded and there’s plenty of new gear to try out. We’ve rounded up some of our best how-to guides, tips and expert advice to help you get the most out of your fall camping and hiking.
How to Get the Best Hiking Boots for You
Buying hiking boots isn't as straightforward as it used to be. Here's how to get a pair that fits right and will last for miles.
This Is the Underrated Piece of Camping Gear Everyone Needs
Tarps are as basic as camping gear gets, but they're also equally versatile. Kammok's new Khuli Pro might be one of the best.
How to Clean and Maintain Your Leather Hiking Boots
With the right care and attention, a pair of well-built leather hiking boots will last for years. Here are the steps to make your current pair your last pair.
The Proper Way to Pack a Hiking Backpack
Consider these tips before hitting the trail.
How to Wash a Down Sleeping Bag
Washing a down sleeping bag (or a down jacket) is simpler than you might think.
The Best Hiking Boots of 2020
The definitive guide to the best hiking boots available now, with reviews for each boot, plus tips and trivia to know before you buy.
Why You Don’t Need Waterproof Hiking Boots
Do you really need that layer of Gore-Tex in your boots?
Why You Should Never Bring a Spork Camping
Fed up with the spork, an ineffective jack-of-two-trades, I sought out a campsite cutlery alternative.
The Best Camping Gear You Can Buy for Less Than $50
Camping essentials like a tent and sleeping bag may cost well over $100, but the rest shouldn't have to.
Six Essentials for a Better Fall Hike
Whether you’re taking on a challenging summit or simply stretching your legs, here are six great ways to make your next fall hike a little more enjoyable.