Despite what you may have seen as a kid in cartoons, you don’t really need to worry about quicksand while hiking.
To continue hiking into the cold weather, add some layers, do some extra planning, and you can enjoy hiking late into the year.
There is a laundry list of necessary supplies you’ll need to bring with you for winter hiking. Water, proper footwear, and extra layers are all important parts of being fully prepared for a winter hike. However, having the best snacks for a winter hike is also among the most important things to bring along. There [...]
It’s easy to find things to complain about on long hikes. You’re hot, your legs are sore, you’re cold, etc. These can usually be overcome mentally, but there’s one thing that will get the best of you every time: blisters. So, let’s talk blister prevention. If you get a blister, you’re in trouble, because you have [...]
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As far as hiking gear goes, the clothing you choose to bring is at the top of the list as far as importance. Experienced thru-hiker & YouTuber Darwin onthetrail shares the gear and apparel he won’t backpack without. Amateur or experienced hiker, you’re sure to pick up some great ideas from this video!
We all know that you’re supposed to tell someone where you’re going and when you’ll be back if you’re going to head out into the woods. The precautions shouldn’t stop there though. A little preparation goes a long way toward staying safe. The 10 hiking tips here don’t necessarily require a daypack. They’re tips and [...]
You get it because you don’t know how to get it off of your skin. Let’s back up a bit. You’ve probably all had poison ivy at least once. You’re out in the woods having a great time. You get back to camp and it starts. That wretched itch. It’s terrible. It feels like it’s [...]