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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Looking to take a long weekend and experience some of the best trails that the U.S. has to offer? Instead of hitting up your usual spots, take the path less travelled and check out one of these awesome and underrated trails recommend by our friend Brian at Boot Bomb. Who knows, one of these just
When you’re preparing to go out for a day hike, whether it’s an easy mile or a more strenuous 8-mile hike, taking enough (and the right) snacks to keep your energy levels up is a priority. Sure, we all know how important it is to bring along the proper amount of water for hydration, but
Guest post by Clare, travel blogger at Altitude Treks – for everything high-altitude. Hike details: Where: North Island, New Zealand Length: 19.4km, 12 miles. Allow 7-9 hours (I completed in 7hrs 15minutes) Elevation gain: Start: 1100 m to Red Crater 1886 m to End 800 m The Tongariro Alpine Crossing is touted in guide books
Gearing up to hit the trail at your local national park or other hiking spot? If you’re like some pet owners, then you might be planning on taking your dog with you out on the trail. But before loading the dog up in the car, take a moment to consider if you should really bring your
Unlike with day hikes, when you set out on a backpacking trip you won’t want to limit your food intake to trail mix, energy bars, and peanut butter sandwiches. Sure, you can do that if you like, but your experience will likely end up being much better if you can make a hot meal or
You’ve gone through all the trouble of finding the perfect pair of hiking boots, so why not take good care of them and extend the life of those hiking boots so that you really get your money’s worth out of the purchase. Cause let’s face it, hiking boots aren’t cheap so extending their useful life