How to Avoid Common Hiking Injuries

Hiking has the ability to combine the benefits of an aerobic exercise with the natural splendor of the outdoors. But, overuse of the hiking trail and pushing the body too hard can result in one...

How to Stop Chafing While Hiking

Unfortunate news, everyone! The season of "chub rub" is back again. If you are not familiar with the term, the issue is more commonly known as chafing, and it can be a real hike-stopper...

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...

4 Tips to Get Fit for Hiking

Hiking is an adventurous and fun activity, so it benefits to follow several simple tips to get fit for hiking and obtain a basic level of physical fitness. Getting fit for hiking is related to...

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...

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 Calories Burned (Per Hour)

Hiking calories burned varies with the pack weight, difficulty of terrain, and intensity. Hiking is a reliable cardiovascular exercise to help get in shape and lose weight. Whether you plan to complete the hiking trails...

Post Hiking Recovery: 8 Useful Tips

Post hiking recovery is must-do rule after the trauma the body experiences from a long hike in the wilderness. Even a well prepared hike can leave joints swollen and muscles achy. But, there are several...

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