Hiking Tips for Beginners

18 Must-Follow Hiking Tips for Beginners

Before heading into the wilderness on a hiking trip make sure to be fully prepared. A day-hike is easily ruined when the must-have gear is left behind, such as fresh socks, rain gear, snacks, map,...
Black Bear

6 Laws of Bear Attraction

It is well known the smell of food will entice neighborhood bears to your campsite. Most hikers will take appropriate measures, such as cooking away from camp, storing food in a closed container and avoid...
Hiking With Your Dog

Hiking With Your Dog: 8 Useful Dog-Friendly Tips

Hiking with your dog is a fun and adventurous way to spend time together and get excited by the natural environment to explore. Dogs, by nature, love the great outdoors, it's in their genes. Dogs...
Swiss Alps and hiking people

How to Take Better Hiking Pictures With Just Your Smartphone

We’ve all seen those beautiful travel and hiking pictures on Instagram (Join us!), and it is distinctly possible that you have tried to replicate those same awe-inspiring shots on your favorite hike. However, somewhere...
How Long Does a Hike Take

How Long Does a Hike Take?

Q. How long does a hike take? A. The average speed or MPH varies based on several factors, including the weather, elevation of the terrain, fitness level, and obstacles en route (crossing streams or...
Hiking Blunders

9 Hiking Blunders to Avoid

All hikers start at the beginning and will learn from their own mistakes. It's important to be properly prepared before hiking. You should always think about what you need and what you should take care...
Hot Weather Hiking

9 Tips for Hot Weather Hiking

Everyone loves beautiful, sunny days, but unless there is some caution involved, hot weather hiking can be harmful. As temperatures rise higher and higher, so do the risk of becoming dehydrated, ill and in some...

Muscles Worked Hiking: What Muscles Does Hiking Work

Hiking is a powerful cardiovascular activity and provides plenty of benefits to the body, including the ability to strengthen and tone muscle, as well as improve endurance and stamina. Muscles worked hiking include the quadriceps,...

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