Tag: backpacking


Wedgemount Lake Hike Guide: Stunning Alpine Lake in B.C.

With teal blue waters fed by a receding glacier and views of towering mountains in the background, Wedgemount Lake isn’t just one of the best hikes in British Columbia but easily one of the best alpine lakes we’ve ever seen.


Maple Pass Loop: One of the Best Trails in the North Cascades

The 6.2-mile Maple Pass Loop with just over 2,100 feet of elevation gain features panoramic views of the jagged North Cascade mountains around every corner.


Garibaldi Lake Campground: the Perfect Backcountry Base

Camping at Garibaldi Lake is one of the most popular things to do in British Columbia and for good reason! Providing unparalleled access to iconic sites like Panorama Ridge, the Black Tusk, Mount Garibaldi, and Garibaldi Lake, the Garibaldi Lake Campground should be at the top of your backpacking bucket list.


Panorama Ridge Hike: Canada’s Most Scenic View

With glacier-covered mountain peaks, turquoise-hued alpine lakes, and unimpeded views in every direction, words simply cannot do justice to the Panorama Ridge hike.


How to Hike the Summerland Trail in Mt. Rainier National Park

If you’re looking for the perfect day hike in Mount Rainier National Park then the Summerland Trail should be at the top of your list!


Enchanted Valley in Olympic National Park: Backpacking Guide

Featuring old-growth forests, glacial-fed streams, and a historic chalet, Enchanted Valley in Olympic National Park is an epic backpacking trip.


Best Backpacking in Grand Teton

With jagged snowy peaks, crystal clear alpine lakes, and abundant wildlife, backpacking in Grand Teton National Park belongs on every outdoor lover’s bucket list! In this article, we’ve rounded up 10 of the best backpacking routes in Grand Teton National Park, ranging in difficulty from beginner-friendly one-nighters to challenging multi-day treks. Two Outliers may contain affiliate links – we only recommend products we personally … Read More Best Backpacking in Grand Teton


Backpacking for Beginners: A Detailed Starter’s Guide

In this guide to backpacking for beginners, we’ve outlined everything we wish we knew when we started our backpacking careers.


Guide to the Best Backpacking Kitchen Essentials

When you’re tired and hungry after a long day of hiking, you need backpacking kitchen gear that makes preparing dinner a breeze. There is nothing quite like sitting down to take that first bite of a piping hot meal after a full day of backpacking. But not having the right gear can make what should be one of the most relaxing moments of your … Read More Guide to the Best Backpacking Kitchen Essentials


Dawson Pitamakan Loop: An Epic Hike in Glacier National Park

One of our favorite hikes in Glacier National Park, the Dawson Pitamakan Loop is a must do for those looking for a serious adventure with the chance for some solitude away from the heavy crowds on the Going-to-the-Sun Road. The trail features two incredible alpine passes, Dawson Pass and Pitamakan Pass, and multiple stunnings lakes, including Two Medicine Lake, Oldman Lake and No Name … Read More Dawson Pitamakan Loop: An Epic Hike in Glacier National Park

+ Sunrise at Hurricane Pass, the best view on the Teton Crest Trail

Teton Crest Trail: Complete Guide with Map & Itinerary

Far away from the hustle and bustle of Grand Teton’s many popular day hikes and viewpoints lies a backpacker’s paradise: the Teton Crest Trail. This epic 40-mile point to point hike traverses the ridgeline behind the Teton Range from south to north, showing off all angles of the stunning jagged Teton Peaks. You’ll trek through open meadows filled with wildflowers, camp at beautiful alpine … Read More Teton Crest Trail: Complete Guide with Map & Itinerary

Backpacking Baron Lakes Idaho: Complete Trail Guide

The Alice Toxaway Loop in Idaho is a minefield of amazing teal-blue alpine lakes, framed by the jagged peaks of the Sawtooth Mountains.