Types of Hiking

Types of Hiking: Overview

Part of being prepared for the types of hiking is the ability to learn as much as possible, including: gear required, facilities, weather, and trail conditions. Going on a hike unprepared is certain to be...
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,...
Hiking Lightweight

5 Tips for Hiking Lightweight

Hiking lightweight is going from 50 lb packs to 20 lb packs for the first time. It takes some getting used to because you are bringing along less clothing, less sunscreen, less shelter. Basically, you...
Rules of the Hiking Trail

7 Unwritten Rules of the Hiking Trail

There are a number of largely unwritten rules of the hiking trail that let hikers get along with each other. As with many things in life, it comes down to the old adage “treat others...
Beginner Hikes

10 Tips for Successful Beginner Hikes

Beginner hikes is really a very accessible way for people of all fitness levels to get some exercise. Hiking is affordable, low-impact and much more interesting and experience than walking on a treadmill in your...
Hiking Blister Care

Hiking Blister Care: Tips for Blisters from Hiking

Hiking blister care is essential to avoid pain and discomfort on the trails. Most heel blisters are caused by constant rubbing or friction of the shoes and socks against the skin. By following the proper...
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 Vs Running

Hiking Vs Running: Which Burns the Most Calories?

Hiking Vs running: Both of these physical activities are aerobic exercises that have a positive impact on the health and well being. A regular session of physical activity is certain to help lower the risk...

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