How to keep all the odds and ends in order, and accessible when you need them? When packing your backpack, put the heaviest items closest to your spine.
These are the hiking essentials every person needs when they hit the trail.
No one wants to come back from a hike covered in itchy, blistery skin simply because they brushed up against a poisonous plant. These plants here are common throughout North America and can be potently irritating year-round. Some basic awareness of what the plants look like goes a long way to steering clear. The Big …
The very first steps in planning your first (and every!) hiking trip. The basic-basics: Who are you going with? Where are you going? What do I bring & wear?