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Staff Tales From the Trail: the Good, the Bad, and the Funny

Last July, in preparation for Camp Sunset, we asked our readers to tell us why they loved—or hated—camping. We received a deluge of entries, over 1,300, to be precise. This spring, in honor of our camping issue, we asked Sunset staff members to tell us their most memorable camping stories. We now present their tales from the trail.

Hiking Hack: How Duct Tape Saved My Sole(s)

Those who know me, know that I am thrifty. I still rock t-shirts from college, shorts from high school, and sunglasses from the 1980s. (No, they’re not vintage. They’re just old.) But I really outdo myself in the shoe department. From sneakers to slippers, high heels to high tops, I wear my shoes until they fall apart. Before last weekend, […]

Bear With Us

For most of August, Yosemite National Park—heck, the whole Sierra range—was pummeled by the kind of thunderstorm, complete with hail, that I associate with summers back East.

Chef Ryan Scott’s Best-Ever Camp Food

Celebrity chef Ryan Scott seeks our associate food editor Elaine Johnson’s tips on perfecting gourmet camp food. Check it out on Live Well Network’s “Food Rush” Sunday, September 15 at 8pm/7c.