Discover the Do's and Don'ts of proper trail etiquette. Learn how to be a conscious, respectful hiker to maintain a positive atmosphere on the trail. Trail Etiquette 101: The Basic Rules of Hiking

Trail Etiquette 101: The Basic Rules of Hiking

Backpacking Tips

Here is a complete guide to hiking trail etiquette - the unwritten rules of hiking - that every hiker...
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Solo Hiking Hiking Alone: Solo Hiking Benefits and Safety Tips

Hiking Alone: Solo Hiking Benefits and Safety Tips

Hiking Tips

Have you let your fear of hiking alone keep you indoors? Well its time to tackle those fears. Here's...
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Just getting your feet wet with hiking? Here's some essential hiking 101 tips for beginners to help you hit the trail with confidence - from hydration to the gear you do & don't need to how to pick a trail. Hiking for Beginners: Essential Hiking 101 Tips

Hiking for Beginners: Essential Hiking 101 Tips

Hiking Tips

Just getting your feet wet with hiking? Here's some essential hiking 101 tips for beginners to help you hit...
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What is cryptobiotic soil and why is it so important? Learn everything you need to know to protect this biological soil crust in the desert. A Desert Hiker’s Guide to Cryptobiotic Soil: Don’t Bust the Crust!

A Desert Hiker’s Guide to Cryptobiotic Soil: Don’t Bust the Crust!

Responsible Recreation

What is cryptobiotic soil and why is it so important? Learn everything you need to know to protect this...
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Don't let wet weather keep you indoors. Learn how to stay dry & choose the right trail, clothing & gear with these 5 simple tips for hiking in the rain. Hiking in the Rain: 5 Tips to Stay Dry & Comfortable

Hiking in the Rain: 5 Tips to Stay Dry & Comfortable

Hiking Tips

Spring showers bring....wet hiking. Learn how to stay comfortable and dry on the trail with these 5 simple tips...
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Learn our top winter hiking tips to keep you toasty and safe on cold and snowy trails, including advice on layering, snacks, staying hydrated & more. Winter Hiking Tips: The Ultimate Guide to Hiking in Snow

Winter Hiking Tips: The Ultimate Guide to Hiking in Snow

Hiking Tips

Learn our top winter hiking tips to keep you toasty and safe on cold and snowy trails, including advice...
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The biggest mistakes you can make when you are a beginner hiking and how to avoid them. 6 Beginner Hiking Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

6 Beginner Hiking Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Hiking Tips

Don't get caught unprepared on the trail! Here are some of the most common beginner hiking mistakes with safety...
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The best tips for how to avoid tick bites while hiking, including which ticks to watch out for and where; plus how to prevent tick bites on your dog. How to Avoid Ticks While Hiking

How to Avoid Ticks While Hiking

Backpacking Tips

Learn tips for identifying and avoiding ticks while hiking and know what to do if you get bitten.
Get an outdoor blogger's favorite tips for comfortably carrying a camera while hiking, plus gear to protect your camera from getting thrashed on the trail. Essential Tips for Comfortably Hiking with a Camera

Essential Tips for Comfortably Hiking with a Camera

Hiking Tips

Get my favorite tips for comfortably carrying a camera while hiking, plus helpful gear to protect your camera from...
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We're all about having efficient gear on the trail that can be used in multiple ways. Here are 12 ways to use a bandana on your next adventure. 12 Ways to Use a Bandana on Your Next Adventure

12 Ways to Use a Bandana on Your Next Adventure

Apparel

We're all about having efficient gear on the trail that can be used in multiple ways. Here are 12...
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If you've ever been lost while hiking, you know it's a scary thing....but you shouldn't let the fear of getting lost hold you back. In our new blog post, we share essentials tips and tools you need to become a skilled navigator. How to Avoid Getting Lost While Hiking

How to Avoid Getting Lost While Hiking

Backpacking Tips

It’s easy to avoid getting lost while hiking with the right set of tools and trail-smarts. Learn simple ways...
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Trail map reading for hikers. Learn key features & tips for how to read a topographic map to help you navigate and understand contour lines on the trail. How to Read A Topographic Map

How to Read A Topographic Map

Backpacking Tips

Trail map reading for hikers. Learn key features & tips for how to read a topographic map to help...
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