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.
Useful tips and advice for cooking and eating on the trail, plus where to find and purify water.
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.
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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Hydration while hiking is essential and cannot be underestimated.
We look at some sources of water if the worst happens and you run out. Read More >>
Get your butt some energy when on the hiking trail or camping with this DIY jerky how-to and our home made jerky recipes.
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The best backpacking water filters are easy-to-use, lightweight, and gets you drinkable water on the go.
See our choice of the best of the breed here >>
Narrowing down your search for the best hydration bladder can be daunting as the market is literally flooded with options!
These are our picks >>
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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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?
When preparing your hiking food, don’t overcomplicate things.
Here are some nutritious ideas that will survive the trail. Find Out 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
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!
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
I recently put the Osprey Packs Hydraulics LT Reservoir through its paces.
First impressions were good, but how did it fare out on the trails? Find Out Here