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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.
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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
Hiking is a wonderful and extremely healthy activity, one that offers an immeasurable number of physical, mental and emotional benefits. In fact, for some, hiking is much more than a great outdoor activity, it’s a lifestyle. Although walking around a track or a suburb can offer many health benefits, with hiking those benefits are multiplied
Since I currently live in the desert and have a ton of awesome hiking spots nearby, staying hydrated on the trail is super important to me. If you’ve ever hiked in the dry desert climate, then you know why I’m so vigilant about making sure I drink enough water out there. And since it’s rather
Sarasota Springs, New York offers beautiful natural spaces for hiking, biking and other recreational activities. Here are some of the best nature trails in the area for you and your family to enjoy. Ballston Veterans Bike Path This walking trail, which is flat, straight and paved with asphalt, is perfect for hikes, skating and bike
If you do a lot of hiking, then you know at the end of the day you end up just feeling beat – sore feet, tired legs, and you kinda just don’t want to move. While I tend to think of these feelings as a day well spent, I can’t deny the appeal of eliminating
Modern technology is not a prerequisite for successful navigation. The basic navigation skills are enough and essential to any survivalist or outdoorsman and especially people into sailing. Pinpointing true north is amongst the basic essential skills required by sailors, outdoorsmen, and survivalists. This skill is challenging in that a compass denotes magnetic north instead of true north, that