Learn how to choose the best daypack for hiking & get our favorite pack recommendations with tips for finding the right fit, capacity & technical features. How to Choose the Best Daypack for Hiking

How to Choose the Best Daypack for Hiking

Outdoor Gear

Learn how to choose the best daypack for hiking & get our favorite pack recommendations with tips for finding...
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Keep your feet happy with these basic foot care tips for hiking. Learn how to prevent blisters while hiking & how to treat blisters on the trail. How to Prevent & Treat Hiking Blisters

How to Prevent & Treat Hiking Blisters

Hiking

Prevention is key! Learn how to prevent and treat painful blisters on the trail.
Looking for the best hiking boots for your feet? In this blog post, we compare different styles of hiking shoes and what to consider before buying, including trail conditions, distance & more. We also include a list of the best women's hiking boots based on what we are currently wearing on the trail. Hiking Boots: How to Choose the Right Pair + the Best Women’s Hiking Boots

Hiking Boots: How to Choose the Right Pair + the Best Women’s Hiking Boots

Apparel

Find the perfect pair of hiking boots for your feet with these tips and recommendations.
The practical guide on what to pack for a day hike based on the gear we really take on the trail. From the right hiking layers, to a comfortable pack, to healthy snacks and more, here are our favorite day hiking essentials. Day Hiking Essentials: The Gear You Need to Hit the Trail

Day Hiking Essentials: The Gear You Need to Hit the Trail

Outdoor Gear

The practical guide on what to pack for a day hike based on the gear we really take on...
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Discover the Do's and Don'ts of how to be respectful to others and to the environment while you are out on the trail. Here is a complete guide to hiking trail etiquette - the unwritten rules of hiking - that every hiker should know. Trail Etiquette 101: The Basic Rules of Hiking

Trail Etiquette 101: The Basic Rules of Hiking

Hiking

Here is a complete guide to hiking trail etiquette - the unwritten rules of hiking - that every hiker...
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Want to hike with your dog? Learn the basics of dog first aid when you're out on the wilderness with these expert tips from veterinarian Nancy East. Learn symptoms and treatment of insect bites, sprains, ticks, snake bites, heat exhaustion and more for dogs, plus how to make a simple dog first aid kit for hiking. Dog First Aid for Hiking: Expert Tips from a Veterinarian

Dog First Aid for Hiking: Expert Tips from a Veterinarian

Traveling with Dogs

DOG FIRST AID FOR HIKING: EXPERT TIPS FROM A VETERINARIAN Charlie the adventure dog is a part of our...
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Knee pain while hiking is real. Learn how to safely protect your knees while hiking downhill or uphill. Discover the best gear for protecting your knees on the trail and how to support healthy & strong knees off the trail. How to Protect your Knees While Hiking

How to Protect your Knees While Hiking

Hiking

Knee pain while hiking is real. Learn tips for protecting your knees with your stride, gear, exercises, and stretching.
Interested in winter hiking? Learn about base layers, insulating layers, shells, and other cold weather hiking clothes with our winter outdoor apparel guide Winter Hiking Clothes & Cold Weather Layering Basics

Winter Hiking Clothes & Cold Weather Layering Basics

Apparel

Interested in winter hiking? Learn what clothes to wear for cold weather hiking and how to layer appropriately for...
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Don't let Type 1 diabetes hold you back. Learn everything you need to know about hiking with diabetes, including practical safety & first aid tips. 10 Tips for Hiking with Type 1 Diabetes

10 Tips for Hiking with Type 1 Diabetes

Hiking

Don't let Type 1 diabetes hold you back. Learn everything you need to know about hiking with diabetes.
Prevent dangerous wildlife encounters. Learn wildlife safety tips & what to do if you are attacked by a bear, snake, mountain lion or moose while hiking. Wildlife Safety Tips & How to Prevent Dangerous Encounters

Wildlife Safety Tips & How to Prevent Dangerous Encounters

Backpacking

Learn basic wildlife safety tips & what to do if you are attacked by an animal on the trail....
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Dreading going #2 while camping? Don't! In this post we teach you how to poop outdoors, how to pack out your toilet paper & tips for being sanitary. HOW TO POOP OUTDOORS: A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO LEAVE NO TRACE

HOW TO POOP OUTDOORS: A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO LEAVE NO TRACE

Stewardship & Leave No Trace

Dreading going #2 while camping? Don't! In this post we teach you how to poop outdoors, how to pack...
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Ok. I'm getting personal...this is my story of how the outdoors has transformed me into the happy & healthy person I am today in hopes that it inspires you to get outside. Finding Health & Happiness through the Outdoors

Finding Health & Happiness through the Outdoors

Outdoor Inspiration

Ok. I'm getting personal...Here I share some parts of my past I'm not proud of and how the outdoors...
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