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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...
Post Hiking Recovery: 8 Useful Tips

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...
Swollen Hands Hiking

Swollen Hands Hiking: Why Do My Hands Swell During Long Hikes?

Q. Why do my hands swell during long hikes? A. Swollen hands hiking or similar physical activities are quite common. The most likely cause of this problem relates to the body’s blood vessels and increased...
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,...
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...
Get Fit for Hiking

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...
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...
Night Hiking

Night Hiking Safety: 7 Essential Tips

What may be an easy hike while the sun is up can quickly turn into a completely different and potentially dangerous situation after the sun goes down. Lack of preparation can lead to trouble....

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