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Southern Patagonia Icefield Expedition

The Southern Patagonian Icefield Expedition is not a regular multi-day hike. Less than 200 people per year take on this challenging route, which climbs up onto the third largest icefield [...]

Backcountry By Lisa Germany July 23, 2019

All You Need To Know About Backcountry Camping in Banff National Park

The best way to explore Banff National Park is getting into the backcountry. We share how to book backcountry campsites in Banff with our tips below. Banff National Park is [...]

Backcountry By 10A editors June 9, 2019

How to Poop in the Woods

It’s a fact of life. Everybody poops - they’ve even written a children's book about it. When you are out in the mountains, pooping, peeing and other bathroom related activities [...]

Backcountry By Emma Schroeder May 3, 2018

Trail Etiquette

Do you wonder about the ‘rules’ of a hiking trail? Who has right of way on a steep ascent, the person going up or the person coming down? This article [...]

Backcountry By Emma Schroeder April 25, 2018

Best Backcountry Campgrounds in Banff National Park

One of the best ways to experience Banff National Park is to get away from the roads and crowds and go backpacking. Problem is – which backcountry campgrounds are worth [...]

Backcountry By Emma Schroeder April 8, 2018