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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winter hiking

10 Best Places In The USA To Hike In The Winter

We’re enjoying the first week of fall in most of the country, and it’s the perfect time to start planning your winter hikes. Winter is the best time to hike if you enjoy cold weather and having the trails to yourself. If you’re not sure where to start looking, here is a list of the

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hiker getting helped

How To Prevent And Treat Butt Chafing While Hiking (Or Running)

It doesn’t matter what you call it – monkey butt, swamp ass, butt cheek chafing – one thing is certain, getting your bum too sweaty from hiking or running can result a very uncomfortable feeling. If you’ve experienced this painful side effect of being active, then you know what I’m talking about. And if you

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changing weather at campsite

What Indicates That Foul Weather Is Approaching?

If you have camped more than just a few times in your life, you already know quite well that foul weather can be a very real possibility, especially if you are camping in wilderness areas in the mountains. Even during the summer months, it is not uncommon to experience an afternoon thunderstorm, complete with lightning,

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walking in hiking boots

How To Fix Heel Slippage In Your Hiking Boots

Whether you are a hiker, outdoorsperson, camper, construction worker, law enforcement officer or in the military, the ability to be comfortable when wearing boots is paramount to your profession or your hobby pursuits. However, one very real problem that can quickly take away from that comfort is the problem of heel slippage. Heel slippage when

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How To Wash Your North Face Jacket Without Damaging It

So, you finally saved up the money to buy a one-of-a-kind The North Face jacket—the crème of the crop among your outdoors buddies. These jackets, whether waterproof or not, provide a lot of protection against the cold, water and wind, and are the jackets of choice for most serious hikers, mountaineers, campers and other outdoor

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