Check out The Ultimate Hiker’s Gear Guide, Second Edition: Tools and Techniques to Hit the Trail, the newest edition of Andrew Skurka’s essential guide, one of the best resources for long distance hikers.
I’ve never really been an umbrella guy, but the Liteflex Trek Umbrella from Swing Trek changed my mind.
Hiking expert Andrew Skurka shows you the right way to pack a backpack.
If you want to hike the John Muir Trail, you’re going to a wilderness permit from Yosemite National Park. But how do you get one?
Some people really hate rock cairns. But on the John Muir Trail, they often serve a very useful purpose.
Puck Walsh, a man who calls himself a thru-hiker in training (as are we all), hiked the John Muir Trail in the summer of 2014. He took a picture of the trail every half-mile (!) and shot a 360-degree video at the top of every pass.