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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Maha'ulepu Heritage Trail, Koloa, Kauai, Hawaii

5 Of The Most Scenic Hikes To Take in Hawaii

If you’re taking a trip to Hawaii for some island hopping, you might be going for the incredible weather and pristine beaches – or you may be going for the hike of your lifetime. Because of Hawaii’s volcanic activity, the terrain is extremely varied, mountainous, and beautiful. If you can go hiking anywhere in the

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Keep Your Junk Fresh With The Best Hiking Underwear For Men

Are you in the market for a pair of men’s hiking underwear—underwear that can keep you cool and dry during your many outdoor adventures? If so, the following article just might be able to help. Here we have reviewed several of the hottest-selling and most advantageous pairs of men’s underwear for hiking, and highlighted the

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How To Use A Compass And Map For Navigation

If you are a regular hiker, or just someone who enjoys spending time outdoors, there may come a time when you will have to use a map and a compass to determine where you are and where you need to go. However, in order to accomplish this task, it is crucial that you have the

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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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