Dangers, Injuries & Safety

Hiker crossing forest stream

14 Hiking Hazards You Should Be Aware of

Hiking can be very exciting and rewarding, making memories for life; however, you should never forget that nature sometimes can be particularly cruel if you aren’t prepared to meet some

Hiker walking

Foot and Ankle Injuries on the Trail

Most experienced backpackers know that foot and ankle injuries occur quite often on the trail. They usually happen all of a sudden and you don’t have time to avert them.

Hikers around campfire in the evening

Skin Problems on the Trail

Due to the nature and demands of hiking and backpacking, the human body can sustain a range of injuries or be exposed to certain types of medical conditions. Although the