Looking for new hiking boots? When I first started getting into hiking, I was told to buy my hiking boots a size bigger than regular shoes. I thought that seemed strange, but when you think about the science of feet, it makes perfect sense. By nature, your feet swell up […]
How dangerous is a pack of coyotes to a lone, unarmed human?
If you have a love of hiking or being outdoors among nature, you’re bound to encounter wildlife on your adventures. And isn’t that the best part? I always love marveling at the wonders around me. Amid the different foliage, there’s inevitably a rustling of leaves and perhaps a glimpse of […]
14 Best Ways to Preserve Your Knees on Long Hikes
Hiking is without a doubt one of the best ways to explore the world up close and personal. Nothing beats getting out in nature, breathing in the fresh air and walking through the trees, along the mountains and streams, and getting miles away from modern life. Nothing, that is, until […]
Is it warmer to sleep in a car or in a tent?
When staying overnight in the great outdoors, some people rent cabins or RVs while most bring tents. Only a select few have ever planned on sleeping in a car. Have you ever fallen asleep in a car before? Perhaps you forgot your house keys at a friend’s only to discover […]
Impact of throwing away food waste when climbing or hiking
When you hike or climb, being in tune with the environment is what’s all about. That being said though, you still need to bring along things to eat and drink. You definitely don’t want to be one of those people that leaves trash behind. And even if you do properly […]
How do you determine how long a hike will take?
When you’re ready to explore a hiking trail, an important part of preparing for it with all your supplies is to know about how long it will take. After all, a short hike will only call for the basics, but a longer one will certainly entail bringing more along. And […]
7 detailed tips to improve your hiking stamina
Feeling like you’re winded before you really even begin your hike? You’re not the only one. If you’re wondering how to build your hiking stamina, you’re in the right place. By building up hiking endurance, you can go for longer stretches and enjoy more of the places you venture. Hiking […]