Laura Lancaster

Seattle, Portland, International

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  1. How to Plan a Menu for a Long Distance Backpacking Trip

    Seattle

    If you’re planning your first long distance backpacking trip, you’ll want to spend some time considering what to eat, how much, and when. Here's how.

  2. Visiting Goldmyer Hot Springs: Western Washington's Natural Spa

    Seattle

    After decades of neglect and overuse, Goldmyer Hot Springs today is a tiny, steaming oasis in the middle of Western Washington's temperate rainforests.

  3. 10 Amazing (and Attainable) Thru-Hikes Across the Country

    Seattle

    Don't have time for a 4-6 month thru-hike? Here are 10 amazing thru-hikes across the country that can all be done in a month or less.

  4. How to Thru-Hike the Enchantments Without an Overnight Permit

    Seattle

    Welcome to the Enchantments, arguably the most coveted, and highly regulated, backpacking destination in Washington—where you need a nearly-impossible-to-acquire overnight permit to explore....Or do you?

  5. 93 Miles Around Mount Rainier: How to Thru-Hike the Wonderland Trail

    Seattle

    Planning a thru-hike of the Wonderland Trail? Here's your guide to Mount Rainier National Park's most epic and all-encompassing footpath.

  6. 7 Awesome Camping Recipes

    Portland

    There’s no disputing that summer’s long days are best spent hiking and camping in America’s great outdoors. But when the day wanes and the temperatures start to drop, it’s time to build up the campfire and settle in f...

  7. 6 Days, 80 Miles: Backpacking a Wild Section of the Pacific Northwest Trail

    Seattle

    Weaving through Washington's Pasayten Wilderness, the Boundary Trail is an 80-mile section of the larger Pacific Northwest Trail, and it's highly worth the weeklong trip.

  8. Trekking Through One of the Least-Visited Regions of Mexico

    International

    At 10,000 feet above sea level, the Sierra Norte of northern Oaxaca is one of the least-visited parts of Mexico. It's also an incredible spot to go backpacking.