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.
7 Essential Night Hiking Safety Tips
Using these essential tips for night hiking safety will leave you with an all-new experience full of unique sights and sounds.
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Post Hiking Recovery: 8 Useful Tips
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 >>
How to Increase the Speed of Your Hikes
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
Practice Camping & Get Accustomed to Sleeping Outdoors
If camping is new to you, or you have new gear, we would thoroughly recommend a few nights practice in your back yard.
See our hints and tips here >>
Tips for Hot Weather Hiking
Everyone loves beautiful, sunny days, but hot weather hiking can be dangerous.
Follow these words of advice and enjoy your hike in the sun >>
How to Stay Hydrated During Winter Hikes
Even though it’s cold doesn’t mean you’re not dehydrating!
Learn the importance of staying hydrated during winter hikes. Find out more >>
5 Easy To Prepare No Cook Hiking Meals
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 >>
Swollen Hands Hiking: Why Do My Hands Swell During Long Hikes?
Q. Why do my hands swell during long hikes? A. Swollen hands or similar are quite common when hiking.
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How Long Will My Hike Take? A Guide to Estimating Your Hiking Time
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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4 Tips to Get Fit for Hiking
Hiking is an adventurous and fun activity, but it does require a level of fitness.
Follow these simple tips to get fit for hiking >>
Essential Hydration Safety Tips For Hiking
Maintaining body fluids and abiding by basic hiking hydration safety tips is essential for a safe time on the trails.
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Our Guide to High Altitude Hiking Hydration
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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