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.
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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10 Lightweight and Nutritious Hiking Foods for the Trail
When hitting the trail, nutrition is important, but so is the weight of your pack.
Give these lightweight, nutrition-packed foods a try >>
Hydration Packs 101 – Our Guide to Water Packs and Bladders
Hydration packs are a relatively new introduction but have caught on fast.
So here is our introduction to them, and what you need to know when buying >>
How to Hang a Bear Bag
Although out of favor for keeping your food safe from bears, hanging a bear bag can still keep your food away from other critters.
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What Should You Do If You See a Bear While Hiking or Camping ?
While still pretty rare, it pays to know what to do if you come face to face with a bear while hiking and what to do to avoid them.
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How To Go Solo Backpacking – A Guide to hiking Alone
The experience of hiking alone can be absolutely magical as long as you plan for safety.
Here are seven tips for hiking alone in safety >>
How to Get Into Hiking
Ever thought “I really like the idea of hiking but I don’t have a clue as to how to get into hiking and ensure that I’m doing it right.”?
Then Read On >>
Is Hiking Good Exercise? We look at the facts
Here are ten good reasons why hiking in nature is not only good exercise but can benefit your health and well-being too.
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10 Tips for Successful Beginner Hikes
Hiking is a really accessible way for people of all fitness levels to get some exercise.
So follow these tips get out on the trails >>
What Are the Pros & Cons of Hiking Both Physical and Mental?
Hiking has many benefits for both physical and mental health, but are there any disadvantages?
And how does it compare to forms of exercise for these?
Hiking vs Running – Which is Better For You and Why?
Is Hiking or Running Better?
Hiking and running have differences and similarities, but which is going to be the best for your goals and preferences?
How to Stop Chafing While Hiking
Unfortunate news, everyone, the season of “chub rub” is back again.
So if you’re are sore of being sore, see our tips on how to stop chafing when hiking >>