The Great American Outdoors Act is the Law of the Land (almost)10 Jul 27 Virginia Krabill / news
In case you missed it, The Great American Outdoors Act was passed by the House of Representatives last week. Here’s what’s next for this massive bill that will help improve trails and support our public lands…
The Great American Outdoors Act is Getting Close17 Jun 16 Virginia Krabill / news
After months of delay, the Great American Outdoors Act is getting closer to a vote. Read about the this massive public lands bill here…
Bikepacking and Conservation21 Mar 3 Logan Watts / plan
Bikepacking routes provide a transcendent link to our natural world, indigenous and historical narratives, and other cultures. Read on to find out about what this means for our ever-evolving network of bikepacking routes around the globe….
Speak Up Now For Your National Forests8 Aug 9 Virginia Krabill / news
New USDA NEPA revisions eliminate public participation in decisions made for our National Forests—another step in the process of dismantling the backbone of our public lands.
New BLM Director in Favor of Selling Off Public Lands8 Aug 2 Virginia Krabill / news
A lawyer and writer who argues for selling off public lands is now in charge of nearly a quarter-billion acres. Needless to say, this includes landscapes and wilderness traversed by some of the best bikepacking routes in the US…
Bikepacker’s Guide to Public Lands (USA)39 Jun 26 Team Work / tips
Within our global Bikepacking Route Network, we have over 25,000 miles of bikepacking routes in the USA. 98% of these routes utilize federally protected public lands. Whether you’re planning a route or just exploring, here’s what you need to know. Plus, apps and maps to find public lands…
Saving Our Public Lands, Protect Our Playgrounds (Part 1 and 2)3 Apr 24 Logan Watts / video
Outside TV just released part 1 of its Saving Our Public Lands series. This episode follows Steve “Doom” Fassbinder and Rebecca Rusch on a bikepacking/packrafting/climbing trip through Bears Ears, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument to bring awareness to the threats that our public lands face…
Leave No Trace: 7 Principles … for Bikepackers.19 Jun 18 Logan Watts / plog
These 7 ethical principles for bikepackers aren’t rules; they are a sound combination of common sense and widespread backcountry wisdom…