Backpacking Resources

Summer hiking tips

Five Golden Rules for Summer Hiking

The summertime is a popular time for most people to see some of the natural wonders. Unfortunately, many of these places are located in remote areas that experience intense heat.

Physically fit hiker on hill

7 Features of a Good Hiker

Every year, first-time hikers set off along the trail unfit, ill-equipped, and with unrealistic expectations. However, you needn’t be a beginner hiker to make silly mistakes on the trail. What

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

Man walking in winter

Properties of Cold Weather Hiking Clothing

The winter’s coming and it’s again that time of the year when every outdoor enthusiast should be prepared for the challenges of cold weather. It’s true that winter conditions vary

Man hiking alone near mountain

Solo Hiking – Pros, Cons, and Dangers

Plenty of people enjoy hiking and many of them, male and female, prefer to hike solo. Though rewarding, solo hiking can be risky too thus you need to know not