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How WTA Works for Trails and for You

By building connections, looking for creative solutions and mobilizing hikers, we’re helping to create a strong future for trails. | By Jessi Loerch

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Recovering Trails in the Entiat

Since 2017, WTA trail crews have been visiting the Entiat to help mitigate wildfire damage. And in 2021, we were able to give the area extra attention thanks to our first ever backcountry pro crew. By Rachel Wendling.

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How to Go Backpacking with Your Baby

It takes planning and some extra weight, but it’s worth the effort to share the joy of the outdoors with your little one. | By Loren Drummond.

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Tips for Connecting With Your Kid — and Your Imagination — on Trail

By Craig Romano

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Finding the Trail Less Traveled

Hiking is more popular than ever, but if you like solitude, there’s plenty to find. | By Craig Romano

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How a Guidebook Author Found Healing and Solace on Trail

By Craig Romano

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Hiking and Healing: Personal Stories on the Power of Trails

By Anna Roth

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Building Space for Everyone on Trail

This BIPOC trail crew faces racism, but they’ve also found the power of being together in community | By Zach Toliver

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How WTA Trail Crews Build Storm-Ready Trails to Last

Managing rain and water runoff is key to building and maintaining trails that will stand the test of time. Here's how we do it. | By Rachel Wendling

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The Journey Toward Trails for Everyone

by Charlie Lieu

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Fuel Your Hike With These Ready-To-Go Meals

Backpacking food has come a long way in recent years. Meals today are creative and delicious. We took prepared meals out on trail this fall to give them a try. Here are some of our favorites.

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Conservation & Social Justice: "We're All Traveling on the Same Trail"

Luis Villa, Executive Director of Latino Outdoors, reflects how a hike in Costa Rica sparked a new understanding of the connections between social and environmental movements.

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