If you’re planning any type of backcountry trek or hike, here are all the things that could go wrong, and how to prepare for them.
Phoenix offers a wide range of mountains to keep even avid hikers entertained. In this post, Mark takes us along on a day hike of the McDowell Mountains.
Mark shares 3 of his favorite hikes on Oahu, including Tantalus and Koko Head Crater.
Mark’s photo essay depicting the natural beauty of Oahu Island, Hawaii.
ne of my all time favorite hiking and camping destinations is Havasu Canyon in the northern part of Arizona, United States. Located on the Havasupai Native American reservation, the park is not US Government run (like the nearby Grand Canyon), but is instead operated by the Havasupai Tribe. Havasu Creek is a tributary of the […]
Attempting to climb Mount Kinabalu, a 4,000-meter peak on the island of Borneo.
When I met him, he was working his way through the hikes in the Lonely Planet Himalaya guide.
Sun worshipers have been flocking to vacation on the Canary Islands for years.
One misstep while horseback riding Valle de Cocora, and I was going head first into the river.
This is a guest post by Marina Chernyak. If you’d like a guest post on Go Backpacking, please read more here. Figuring out what to pack is hard enough for a backpacker and then comes the food problem. You always want to make sure you have enough to survive but, you don’t want to pack food […]