Backcountry Sights

Photos and stories from the outdoors


The most recent posts are sorted by category below. You can also browse posts organized by season or geographically on a map.

Day Hiking

Hiking trips that are completed in a single day without spending the night in the backcountry.

View all day hiking reports.


Trips that consist primarily of hiking and camping in the backcountry; mountaineering trips are not included in this category even when they include overnight stays in the wilderness.

View all backpacking reports.


Mountaineering includes technical or semi-technical travel with a specific objective like reaching a summit or completing a route.

View all mountaineering reports.


Adventures on skis! These can be day trips or overnight, with technical mountaineering travel or not.

View all skiing reports.


Activities that don’t fall neatly into one of the categories above.

View all other outdoor activity reports.

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