Backpacking Tips & Tricks

A group of hikers traversing snow-capped slope

Hiking Essentials: Coping with Various Terrain

Though intuition and luck play a role, wilderness travel along trails, around bush, over snow, and across rivers and streams also requires some specific skills and experience to surmount the

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Six Basic Rules for Low-Impact Hiking

As an avid hiker, you should be familiar with some basic rules for proper behavior on the trail. You can’t just put on a pair of hiking shoes and do

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Safety Tips for Hiking in Bear Country

Hiking in bear country can be a very enjoyable activity, however, you shouldn’t underestimate the risks and dangers associated with it because nothing guarantees total safety. If you are prepared

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20 Tips for Hiking with Kids

Plenty of avid outdoorsmen think that their days of hiking are on hold once they become parents. However, there’s a much more viable alternative – they can just bring their

A group of hiking beginners on the trail

10 Hiking Tips for Beginners

“The beginning is always the hardest” – everyone has heard that and although most people agree that it’s true, the majority of us give up before even starting. And why