Category: Hiking

5 Best Bear Sprays For Hiking and Camping

Hiking may be a word that brings to mind images of picturesque woodland environments, or mountainous landscapes bursting with flora and fauna. But did you know that the peaceful …

How to Use Trekking Poles In 7 Easy Steps

Learning how to use trekking poles the correct way offers numerous health and safety benefits. Studies have shown that trekking poles enhance your stability and can reduce force on …

How to Wash a Backpack In 7 Easy Steps

Backpacks. They can carry our lives on our backs like we are some sort of shelled animal. However, this does mean that our backpacks will get gross super quickly, …

A Beginner’s Guide To Hiking

Introduction Hiking isn’t as simple as going for a walk – there are a lot of other things to consider before you hit the trail. Like any arduous physical …

12 Beautiful Spring Wildflower Hikes

Spring wildflower hikes are one of my favorite ways to kick off the Spring camping season. Right after the snow melts and just before summer begins, you’ll find the …

The 10 Best Thru Hikes in the US

There are certain athletic achievements that always appear on bucket lists: running a marathon, completing a triathlon, or competing in a Tough Mudder. If none of these outdoor challenges …

15 Fantastic Fall Hikes

No matter the season or the weather, hiking is incredible exercise and a great way to get away from it all. But like fall camping, hiking in the fall …

The Complete Beginner’s Guide to Hiking

Hiking for beginners can be an intimidating undertaking. Fortunately hiking is one of the easiest outdoor adventures a person can have. It doesn’t require special training or a lot …

How To Choose A Hiking Boot

If you’re an outdoor adventurer who spends a lot of time on the trail, a dependable pair of hiking boots can be the most important gear you own. The …

The Best Dog Boots for Hiking

Dog hiking boots might strike some people as an unnecessary fashion accessory right up there with dog bowties and hats. But the reality is, a dog’s paws—especially when the …