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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Without a doubt, hiking is my number one favorite outdoor activity. But as a woman, it’s hard to find good resources on hiking boots to meet my trail needs. As you may have noticed, most articles and review round-ups focus on gear for guys, which makes it difficult for us ladies to know what’s worth
If you’re going hiking where it’s really hot, or where you’ll have to cross some water, then you might be considering trading in your hiking boots for a pair of hiking sandals. I don’t blame you! I did the exact same thing last summer before visiting some national parks. Choosing the right pair is important
You don’t go on conquering the highest peak around after just a few daily hikes. The same goes for breaking in new hiking boots. You need to advance gradually by layering new hikes and trails one after the other with increasing difficulty and length in order to do both. If you have made the mistake
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