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.
Post hiking recovery is the must-do rule after the trauma the body experiences from a long hike in the wilderness.
Find out what to do here >>
For many, hiking is a more leisurely activity. However, for some, the aim is to cover some big distances.
These are our tips to get your daily mileages up
If camping is new to you, or you have new gear, we would thoroughly recommend a few nights practice in your back yard.
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Everyone loves beautiful, sunny days, but hot weather hiking can be dangerous.
Follow these words of advice and enjoy your hike in the sun >>
Even though it's cold doesn't mean you're not dehydrating!
Learn the importance of staying hydrated during winter hikes. Find out more >>
When preparing your hiking food, don’t over complicate things.
It is about nutritionally dense foods that will survive the trail. Find Out More >>
No-stove hiking meals are perfect for those wishing to avoid the weight of carrying a stove, pot, and fuel combo.
These are some of our favorites >>
Q. Why do my hands swell during long hikes? A. Swollen hands or similar are quite common when hiking.
Find out more and what to do here >>
Aside from the distance, the time to complete a hike depends on several factors, from the type of terrain to the weather and your fitness.
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Hiking is an adventurous and fun activity, but it does require a level of fitness.
Follow these simple tips to get fit for hiking >>
Maintaining body fluids and abiding by basic hiking hydration safety tips is essential for a safe time on the trails.
Read more here >>
We all know it is important to stay hydrated while hiking, but if you love the mountains, keeping hydrated becomes harder.
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