Hiking is a great way to get away from it all. It's also a great way to exercise and enjoy the rewards of nature at its finest.
Hiking Hints, Tips and Info
If you are looking to get into hiking, then this is the section for you.
Find useful hints and tips, helpful advice from food and water to fitness, bear safety, and some tips to help beginners start enjoying the sport of hiking.
The best hiking tips and advice for anyone looking to hike past their local park onto neighborhood trail.
Learn how to get fit for hiking. Find out what exercises you should do and which tips will help you prepare your body for a long hike in the woods.
Food & Water for Hiking
Useful tips and advice for cooking and eating on the trail, plus where to find and purify water.
Hiking Safety Tips
Learn how to stay safe hiking and have the best outdoor adventure of your life. We cover everything from first aid kits, navigation tips, and preparing for rain.
If you’re new to hiking and planning a hike in the wilderness, you’ll properly have one or two questions that could benefit from an answer.
Hiking Checklist – Must-Have Kit for your Day Hike
Time invested in prep and the right hiking supplies can have a significant impact on the success or failure of a planned trip in the wilderness.
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How To Use Leukotape For Blisters – Treatment & Prevention
Leukotape tape is a high tensile adhesive bandage impregnated with zinc oxide that can be used to prevent and treat blisters.
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How to Prepare for a Successful Thru-Hike
Hiking the Appalachian Trail or the Pacific Crest can take months, but it will be one of the biggest achievements in your life.
But How Should You Prepare?
Hiking & Backpacking Lunch Ideas – What food for a day hike?
When preparing your hiking food, don’t overcomplicate things.
Here are some nutritious ideas that will survive the trail. Find Out More >>
How Many Calories Are Burned Hiking And How Can You Burn More?
The ability to burn calories on a hike varies in relation to the terrain, speed, intensity, and pack weight.
So let’s see how they affect the calorie burn
Tips and Gear for Safe Mountain Hiking
Mountain hiking offers beauty and adventure, but the difficult terrain means greater risk.
So read our tips and take time to prepare and soak it all in!
Beginner Backpacker Tips & Advice To Get You Safely On The Trails
Backpacking for the first time? A little nervous? Feel like there are things that you should know or do but you just can’t imagine what it is?
Then Read On
What Should a Hiking First Aid Kit Include?
Being prepared includes taking a hiking first aid kit. But what should you take and what can you leave at home?
Read on to find out more >>
What Are The Different Types of Hiking?
Hiking varies in terms of the preparation needed (both the equipment and yourself!) depending on the type of hike you plan to do.
Find out more here >>
What Are The Types of Hiking and Camping Stove?
You can cook on an open fire, but there are several stoves that do not involve fruitlessly trying to light damp twigs.
We look at the most common types >>
Reduce Hiking Knee Pain and Prepare Your Knees for Hiking
Knee pain hiking is relatively common with hikers, especially as you get older.
However, a good regime of strengthening and stretching can minimize this >>
Insect Protection When Hiking : How to Repel Insects on the Trails
Insects can be a nuisance when hiking, but in regions with lush rainforests, wildflower meadows, and ocean tide pools, insect protection is essential.
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