Hiking

Hiking

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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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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Where To Go Hiking and Biking in Saratoga Springs, NY Area

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

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How To Adjust The Declination On Your Compass

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

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