Camping

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

11 things I wish I’d known before hiking the Appalachian Trail

by Maggie Wallace

This crew’s road trip from Montreal to Baja will make you super fired up to go travel

by Alice Latham
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A love letter to Mt Rainier

by Brynn Utela

Want to climb Uluru? Here’s why you should reconsider

by Shannon Dell

This camping hack will keep you warm for hours with only one log

by Carlo Alcos

This food and music festival takes place in the middle of the woods on an island in Canada. Here’s why it’s worth the trip.

by Blaze Nowara

Check this crazy Colorado squad winter camping in some gnarly windchill

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

by Lauren Williams

15 epic ways to spend winter in Alaska

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

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

by Cathy Brown

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

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

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

by Morgane Croissant
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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
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