People & Organizations
Congratulations to long-time community member Bill S, author of April's most helpful gear review. The Trailspace community voted Bill's review of the CamelBak All Clear water purifier the most useful review of the month.
With poetic odes to sleeping bags and stoves, climbing helmets and kid carriers, pee bottles and wet wipes, the nearly 400 entries in our Backcountry Gear Haiku Contest mined the depths of outdoor gear tributes and trials. For their haiku on a tent, bear spray, and belayer's rope, the winners receive $500 to Backcountry.com.
Rick-Pittsburgh, February's most helpful reviewer, is as prodigious a backpacker and hiker as he is a reviewer. Hailing from the Iron City, Rick gets himself out to the wilds of southern Pennsylvania regularly, then reviews the gear.
Meet Tamerlin, authors of one of the most helpful gear reviews for January. He and Patman are our first community members awarded this new monthly recognition, and both win a Trailspace goodie pack. Congratulations!
Meet Patman, authors of one of the most helpful gear reviews for January. He and Tamerlin are our first community members awarded this new monthly recognition, and both win a Trailspace goodie pack. Congratulations!
To encourage Americans to explore America’s natural beauty, the National Park Service will waive admission fees on 17 days in 2012, starting Martin Luther King Weekend, January 14-16.
"Andrew Skurka's "Ultimate Hiker's Gear Guide," not only described a new guidebook, it got members thinking about how one makes a living as a professional adventurer. Skurka responded with a blog, "How I Make a Living as an Adventurer."
Many would jump at the chance to hike alongside professional adventurer and super-long-distance hiker Andrew Skurka. Now Skurka shares his backcountry know-how in "The Ultimate Hiker’s Gear Guide: Tools & Tips to Hit the Trail."
Arc’teryx is known for its high-end outdoor apparel, but staying warm and dry shouldn't be a luxury. The company turns its end-of-roll and discontinued Gore-Tex fabrics into outdoor necessities: all-weather capes for the homeless and disadvantaged.
We're honored you've shared some of your fall adventures with us! Here are the winners of the Trailspace Fall Adventures Photo Contest.
What's your vision of backcountry bliss? If it involves snowshoeing, nordic skiing, telemark skiing, or any other human-powered winter adventure, there's a film festival just for you.