Scoutcraft
Scoutcraft is a term used to cover a variety of woodcraft knowledge and skills required by people seeking to venture into wild country and sustain themselves independently. The term has been adopted b...
The 15 Best Hikes for Beginners
Are you ready to start hiking? From California to Wyoming, we rounded up the best beginner hikes in America.
Sunshine or Snow, 9 Year-Round Hikes in Colorado That You'll Love
Lately, it seems that Colorado can’t make up its mind if it’s winter or spring. It can be 70 degrees and sunny one day, then 20 degrees and snowing the next. Don’t let Colorado’s u...
HikinginGlacier.com Adds 5 New Hikes to Online Trail Guide
This past September Kathy and I had the opportunity to visit Glacier National Park for almost three weeks. During our visit we hiked more th...
Top 5 Hikes In Wyoming | Montem Outdoor Gear
Wyoming, a large western US state, is defined by its vast plains and the Rocky Mountains that run through it. The state is known for being home to
The Best Hikes in Montana's Glacier National Park - Explore the USA
Here are 10 trails to tackle in America's Glacier National Park
9 Legendary Hiking Excursions in the American Rockies - 37.5® Technology
When it comes to legendary hiking trails, the American Rockies are tough to beat. The greater Rocky Mountains stretch from the southern tip of Colorado all the way to the...
6 of the Best Spring Hikes in the United States
Welcome to spring—the time of year where snow covers the ground one day, the sun beats down the next, and rainy weather comes with a vengeance. The weather in springtime...
The 10 Best Hikes in the Smokies
From smoke-shrouded summits to laurel-laden hollows, these incredible hikes in the Smokies explore America’s most popular national park.
Rocky Mountain Journal: The Infamous Angel's Landing
Over the last year or so I've had the privilege of publishing a couple of short films by Christopher R. Abbey. This includes films on climbi...
Best Trail-to-Tavern Adventures in Wyoming | Travel Wyoming. That's WY
We recommend 8 trail systems and regions to explore across Wyoming, from iconic hikes to rugged mountain bike trails to climbing hotspots, each paired up with a don’t-miss nearby brewery where you can...
What to Bring on a Hike | ACTIVE
Even if you're trying to keep your pack light for a day hike, there are some things you shouldn't leave behind. Here at the top ten.
Lightning Safety for Hikers | ACTIVE
Summer is not only the best time to go hiking, it's also the best time to get struck by lightning. Avoid the shock with this lightning safety information for hikers.
The Best Blue Blazes on the Appalachian Trail
The AT connects to hundreds of trails spread throughout the Appalachian Mountains. Many of these blue blazes access amazing sights the AT doesn't pass by.
Flower Power! 12 Hike-Worthy Trails For The Best Blooms - Catalog of Cool Places
BY TEAM JST Spring may be over but flowers are just about to bloom near the Rocky Mountains where snow melts completely around June. If international traveling is too pricey for you and your family, C...
Everything You Need to Know About Rocky Mountain National Park | Castle Marne Bed & Breakfast
Rocky Mountain National Park holds some of Colorado's best hiking, adventure tours, and outdoor activities within its wild and wonderful borders.
Cades Cove Hiking | Wildlife | Waterfalls | Trails | Townsend
Cades Cove hiking has trails fit for every kind of adventurer. Looking for a one-mile or 70-mile hike? You will surely find a trail perfect for you.
Knots
A knot is a method of fastening or securing linear material such as rope by tying or interweaving. It may consist of a length of one or several segments of rope, string, webbing, twine, strap, or even...
Orienteering
Orienteering is a family of sports that requires navigational skills using a map and compass to navigate from point to point in diverse and usually unfamiliar terrain, and normally moving at speed. Pa...
The 15 Best Hikes for Beginners
Are you ready to start hiking? From California to Wyoming, we rounded up the best beginner hikes in America.
Pioneering (Scouting)
In the Scout Movement, pioneering is the art of using ropes and wooden spars joined by lashings and knots to create a structure. Pioneering can be used for constructing small items such as camp gadge...
West Country whipping
The West Country Whipping is a quick practical method of using twine to secure the end of a rope to prevent it fraying. It has several advantages: it can be tied without a needle; it is simple to und...
Wedding cord
The traditional wedding cord, also known as the wedding lasso, wedding lazo cord, or yugal is a piece of wedding paraphernalia used in some Christian Catholic wedding ceremonies. This is actually a r...
Batoning
Batoning is the technique of cutting or splitting wood by using a baton-sized stick or mallet to repeatedly strike the spine of a sturdy knife, chisel or blade in order to drive it through wood, simil...
Wilderness diarrhea
Wilderness-acquired diarrhea — also known as wilderness diarrhea, or backcountry diarrhea — is a variety of traveler’s diarrhea in which backpackers, hikers, campers and other outdoor recreationalists...
Glacier Hiking
Glacier Hiking describes the activity of hiking on a glacier with special equipment. This equipment includes crampons, rows, suspender belts, helmets and ice axes. Glaciers are found on every continen...
Amateur radio direction finding
Amateur radio direction finding (ARDF, also known as radio orienteering and radiosport) is an amateur racing sport that combines radio direction finding with the map and compass skills of orienteering...
Dutch oven
A Dutch oven is a thick-walled (usually cast iron but also ceramic and clay) cooking pot with a tight-fitting lid. Dutch ovens have been used as cooking vessels for hundreds of years. They are called ...
List of bend knots
This is a list of types of bend knots. A bend knot is a knot used to join two lengths of rope. Although the reef knot can be used in this way, it is insecure when used as a bend and so is not classed ...