Wilderness is My Teacher

The Campfire Chronicles
After growing up in an inclusive community in the mountains of North Carolina, Kennan Harvey headed west seeking more adventure. Keenan shares how his experiences have taught him how important it is for humans to spend more time, unencumbered, outside in nature.. Read the rest

The Lasting Friendships of Thru-Hiking

Essays From the Field

My first thru-hiking experience was the Appalachian Trail in 2011. I was 24, and high on fumes for the first three weeks, consumed by my learning experience. What was this life of shelters and trailside banter? People spoke lingo, calling each other NOBOs (north bound hikers) and discussing plans for

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Leave No Trace With The Big Agnes Trash Can

Company News

Like many of our best ideas, the Trash Can was born on the trail. With trail litter stuffed in his jacket pockets and camp trash crammed into his pack, Big Agnes co-founder Bill Gamber dreamt up a simple product that hikers and backpackers could use to remove trash from public

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From Development to Dirt: Big Agnes Backpacks

Stuff We Like

We’ve spent the last 20 years dreaming up ideas of how to sleep more comfortably in the dirt. We won some awards, introduced industry-leading tent designs and manufacturing, and evolved our original sleep system to an entire sleeping bag and pad line. Now for 2022, we decided it was time

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