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How to Stay Hydrated During Winter Hikes

While winter isn’t quite here yet, those cold winds are starting to blow and the snow is coming soon. For more casual hikers, winter means putting up those camping and hiking supplies for a...
Hiking Alone

7 Tips for Hiking Alone in Safety

The experience of hiking alone can be absolutely magical as long as you plan for safety. While hiking with a group is ultimately safer, sometimes you feel the need to get away from it all...
moldy hydration bladder

Identifying, Cleaning and Preventing Mold in Hydration Bladders

Ever seen mold grow?  I mean, really grow?  It’s disgusting.  It smells.  It’s nasty to look at and, yes, mold easily can form in your hydration pack. Check out the image below if you really...
Desert Hiking

9 Desert Hiking Tips to Stay Safe

Desert hiking is not for the complete beginner or the feint of heart. Hiking at high temperature isn’t impossible, but is certain to be more difficult and needs proper preparation. Desert Hiking Tips for Safety Here...
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High Altitude Hiking Hydration

Every hiker knows how important it is to stay hydrated while hiking, but if you love the mountains, keeping hydrated is much more of a task than it is for flatlanders. Once you start...
Winter Hiking Gear with family

Essential Guide to Winter Hiking Gear

Avid hikers forge out into the chilly winter countryside with as much energy and excitement as they do in the warmer months. The crisp air is clean and bracing, the snowy landscape offers unique sights...
Hiking First Aid Kit

Build a Hiking First Aid Kit

Being prepared (for instance, taking a hiking first aid kit) for an incident on the trails is a must-take precaution to avoid the more serious situations. Most injuries hiking relates to minor sprains or ailments...
Hiking Checklist

Prepare the Hiking Checklist

Whether it is hiking the trails in the spring, summer, or fall, a carefully planned hiking checklist makes it easier to identify the must-have items. Plus, it is critical to prepare for the worst possible...

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