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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.

National Park Weather Forecasts

We are adding new locations to OpenSummit every week so that you're always prepared with the latest hourly weather forecast, no matter where…

Leave No Trace Seven Principles

Principle 1: Plan Ahead and Prepare Adequate trip planning and preparation helps backcountry travelers accomplish trip goals safely and enjo…

How To Read Clouds Above Treeline

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

First-Aid Kit Checklist

One of the most important aspects of any daypack is a well-stocked first-aid kit.

Gear & Supplies Checklist

Being prepared with the right gear and supplies is the first step to success when getting ready for your next adventure.