Plan Your Next Hike or Backpacking Trip

Whether you’re looking to go on your first day hike or your first overnight backpacking trip, we’ve got the guides and resources to help you plan the perfect trek.

Preparing for your first hike? We’ll tell you what to expect and what gear you need to make the most of the experience.

Looking to upgrade your experience or for some cool new trails? Our guides below can help you take your hikes to the next level.

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Types of Backpacks for Outdoor Adventures

There are many different types of backpacks for your outdoor adventures, from various types of daypacks to large backpacks that are perfect for overnight trips. In this article we will highlight several different types of backpacks that are perfect for the great outdoors, and provide a brief yet detailed description of each type of backpack.

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Staying Safe In The Wild: Bear Spray vs. Pepper Spray

There has long been a debate between pepper spray and bear spray and which type to use in different attack situations.  Bear spray has proven effective countless of times in the wild, and many would-be victims of bears and other wildlife attacks owe their lives to the bear spray formula and dispersion device. Pepper spray

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Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park

7 Amazing Hiking Trails in Australia

If you’re contemplating an Australian holiday to take advantage of our hiking trails, you’re certainly going to be spoiled for choice. One of the biggest perks to a country as large and as open as Australia is that there are so many fantastic hiking spots, regardless of the capital city or state you’re staying or

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Hiking and Your Health: Here’s What You Need to Know

If you’re just starting out as a hiker, or even if you’ve been hitting the trails on the regular this year, you may have been wondering how it stacks up as a healthy activity. After all, there’s a lot of variability in what people consider a hike. One person’s 2 miles on a groomed trail

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