Feeling Lost About How To Choose A Handheld Gps

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If you are looking into buying a handheld GPS, then chances are you already have an idea of what these items are and how they can make your life easier. In fact, many people are starting to look into these very useful Global Positioning System devices, since they quite literally tell you were you are […]


Cave Hiking Basics What You Should Know About Safe Hiking

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Cave hiking is considered to be an extreme sport in some circles. However, extreme sport tends to mean that the people who participate have little regard for safety and that is not true with cave hiking. Cave hiking is a recreational sport that is quite challenging and requires skills of varying levels depending on the […]


How To Deal With Difficult Terrain When Hiking

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If you’re hiking over relatively flat, ordinary terrain you’ll need to be able to keep a steady pace with regular (short) rest breaks. Different types of terrain, such as steep or slippery slopes, creeks or even higher altitude trails make that very difficult and your techniques need to adjust to match the situation. Slopes and […]


Equipment Used For Hiking What To Look For

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Hiking and camping can provide some of the greatest fun you can have in the great outdoors. The quality of your equipment goes a long way to creating either a wonderful experience that you’ll want to repeat or a nightmare that you’d rather forget. How to choose the right camping and hiking equipment A hiking […]


Getting Started In Trekking

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Trekking is a great outdoor sport for many people. It arouses in most a heightened appreciation a greater appreciation of nature. It is the perfect weekend or even day time activity to get away from the hustle and bustle of modern city life, and has proven time and time again to be a great way […]


Benefits Of Using Custom Hiking Boots

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If you want safety and comfort while you are hiking then the right footwear is a must. Your options are virtually unlimited with custom depending on whether you will be using them for short walks on ground that is level or whether you intend hiking in unknown or challenging areas and intend to wear them […]


Choosing Hiking Boots

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There are all sorts of hikers, from those who love the serenity of a countryside stroll, to those who live for the adrenaline rush of tackling the world’s most thankless terrain. They all share a common appreciation of the great outdoors. And, they all have great hiking boots. Choosing hiking boots can be expensive and […]


Trail Etiquette For Hikers

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It’s sometimes hard for people who live in the city to adjust to life on the hiking trail. Peace & quiet and great scenery are two of the big draws for hikers, but to be sure they can enjoy it – and others can continue to – there are some basic rules of etiquette that […]


How To Deal With Blisters When Hiking

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Blisters can turn an enjoyable hike into torture in short order. There’s nothing worse than hiking into a wonderful secluded spot in the woods, only to be faced with hiking back out with feet that are suffering from the pain of blisters. Blisters are caused by the friction that occurs when your skin rubs against […]


Camping At California State Beaches

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California State Parks offer a total of 64 state beach facilities up and down the beautiful California coastline. Many of California’s state beaches provide camping facilities and they all offer gorgeous coastal views and a wide range of activities that are sure to please everyone in your family. Sonoma Coast State Beach is located in […]


3 Safety Tips For Hikers

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Hiking is generally not a dangerous activity if you prepare properly. There are times, however, that you’ll be a long way from “civilization” and you could get injured or have something else happen. In order to hike safely, the following safety tips should always be considered. 1. Don’t Hike Alone This is probably not critical […]


Guide To The Blue Ridge Parkway Favorite Things To See And Do In Virginia

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The scenic Blue Ridge Parkway travels over 469 miles of mountain tops through North Carolina and Virginia. Along the way, there are plenty of panoramic overlooks, picnic areas, and several campgrounds to accommodate both trailers and tents. The Blue Ridge Parkway also offers more than one hundred hiking trails, as well as access to larger […]


Exploring The Outdoors With A First Aid Kit For Hiking

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Hiking can be one of the most wonderful activities you can pursue; physical activity in beautiful surroundings; exploring new places; breathing in fresh air. Unfortunately it can also be one of best places to experience a myriad of injuries. Because of the nature of the activity – traveling, sometimes solo, in a secluded setting – […]


Campers Shoes Should Be Carefully Chosen

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Camping is a fantastic hobby, but it is one that requires some special gear. From a place to sleep and bags to do it in down to backpacks and campers shoes, the items chosen to take along can greatly impact the fun factor of the outing. When choosing campers shoes, it is a very good […]


Hiking Basics

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Gear up for an exhilarating day in the great outdoors. Whether you’re a beginner or a veteran hiker, being prepared and following a few hiking basics can help make your adventure as safe as it is sensational. You don’t have to be a professional hiker to fully enjoy a hiking adventure. Hiking basics begin with […]


Essential Hiking Equipment 9 Things You Need Before Hitting The Trail

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There is nothing worse than getting miles away from civilization and encountering an emergency you are not prepared for. Whether you’re lost with no food, caught in an unexpected rain, or in pain from poor footwear, hiking without the right equipment is never a fun experience. Your gear will vary depending on what type of […]


Cold Weather Hiking What You Need

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Hiking is one of the best ways for us to enjoy nature’s beauty. Each season has its own uniqueness, but most people miss out on winter because they feel unsafe or uncomfortable in such cold weather. Experienced hikers, however, collectively agree on one thing: That if you just dress appropriately and adhere to certain guidelines, […]


Hiking For Skiers

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You may think that you’re just gliding along the smooth snow when you’re skiing, and I’m almost inclined to agree with you. Skimming along the snowy ridges and curves of the mountainside almost feels like you’re effortlessly sailing, but this is just a misconception. Experienced skiers know that underneath the surface, your leg muscles and […]


Hiking Clubs Great Way To Meet Hiking Companions

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If you are a beginner interested in hiking there is no better way to start than to join a club. Not only will you learn from other people’s experience but you will learn about the best sites locally and you will meet people who would share several tips you wouldn’t know otherwise. You may also […]