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.
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
The Platypus Hoser hydration Bladder is well priced and available in several sizes.
But is it worth considering as a replacement or upgrade? Find Out >>
The 85-Ounce Camelbak Rogue Hydration Pack is a staple of the outdoor and hiking world.
But how does it stack up against the competition? Find out here >>
The ThermoBak does not come with space for gear etc, it is purely designed to keep water cool for as long as possible.
You can find out just how well here >>
The Teton Sports Oasis 1100 Hydration Backpack is a good size and keenly priced, even including a bladder.
But what is it like out on the trail? Find out >>
A cheap, light 2 liter hydration pack aimed at trail runners and lightweight day hikes – but what is it like to use in real life?
Read our review here >>
If you are looking to save on a CamelBak then this H20 pack looks like a great value alternative.
But how will it hold up on the trail? Find out here >>
The Outdoor Products Cyclone is a 2 liter hydration bladder. So how does it stack up in this competitive area of the market?
Find out here >>
Hydration packs have become a must-have accessory but there is so much choice it is bewildering.
Luckily we have been testing and recommend these >>
At first glance, the High Sierra Longshot 70 Hydration Pack looks like a versatile and good value daypack.
But how does it cope with some hardcore hiking?
The Outdoor Products Mist Hydration Pack is well priced and has plenty of storage.
So let’s find out how it fares when we get it out on a day hike >>
The Camelbak Men’s HydroBak is lightweight, holds a good amount of water, and looks great.
So let’s see how it performs in the wild >>