How To Read Clouds Above Treeline

When you're above treeline in the summer, using your eyes is a key way to stay safe.

Lightning Safety Tips

When there is lightning, the only safe place to be is inside a car or a substantial, enclosed structure.

Temperature Inversion

Temperature inversions are observed when the air temperature increases with height.

North American Monsoon

What is the North American Monsoon?

How Does Elevation Impact Temperature?

If there's no rain or snow falling from the sky and you're not in a cloud, the temperature decreases by about 5.4°F for every 1,000 feet…

Best Outdoor Apps

Here is our list of the best apps to help you plan your next outdoor adventure.  Hiking Project Hiking Project offers full GPS route in…

OpenSnow & OpenSummit: One Login, One Subscription

We're on a quest to make things simpler and to provide even more value to our $29.99/year All-Access subscription.

The Story Behind OpenSummit

Our story is fairly simple.

Hiking Nutrition 101

The following article was written by Fourpoints Bar founder and Sports Nutritionist Kevin Webber.

Fall Foliage Forecasts

The transition from summer to fall is arguably the most beautiful time of the year in the high country.

Best Backpacking Food

Here is our list of the best backpacking food to help you plan your next outdoor adventure.