Matadorians are fired up on camping for many reasons: as a way to get closer to nature and wild spaces, as a cheap option for accommodation during travel, as a path living more simply.

We’ve got guides on the best campsites in Patagonia, stories of camps pitched during backcountry visa runs, advice for how to live and camp out of your car, and picks for the gear you’ll need when you’re out under the rain fly.

Camping Articles

Canada’s national parks will be free to all visitors in 2017. Here’s why

by Cathy Brown

9 things I wish someone told me before I hiked the Inca Trail

by Lauren Williams

Instead of strip clubs, for my bachelor party we explored the Sierra backcountry

by Sean Michael Williams

15 epic ways to spend winter in Alaska

by Joe Baur

Here’s how to build the perfect sleeping platform in your van for under $50

by Carlo Alcos

Guide to epic wildlife viewing along Utah’s Flaming Gorge-Uintas scenic byway

by Cathryn Hoyt

Meet the man who quit his job to hike across Norway with his dog

by Morgane Croissant

8 contingencies to plan for on a multi-day backpacking trip

by Rory Moulton

North America’s Galapagos: 5 outdoor adventures on California’s Santa Cruz Island

by Kristen Bor

Camping in Argentina’s remote wilderness is unbelievable. These photos explain.

by Karin-Marijke Vis

15 epic things Canadians need to do this summer

by Morgane Croissant

The books that Chris McCandless and Cheryl Strayed took on the road

by Ailsa Ross

Discover your own Machu Picchu: Choquequirao, Peru

by Hal Amen

5 reasons to go motorcycle camping

by Rory Moulton

9 tips for finding seclusion in a tourist hotspot

by Christi Helen

5 outdoor living setups for summer [pics]

by Dwell

Winter Airstream camping and riding Mt. Baker

by Kathryn Nichols

How to pack food for the backcountry

by David Miller
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