Hiking Articles

10 Essentials Of Hiking

Hiking is actually the way of going to an extended walk which is generally done for pleasure or exercise. Hiking is good for health and it can also enhance the mental health of a person. Hiking is not a hazardous activity and is mainly suitable for those persons who like to have a long walk and ...

Simple Hiking Food Ideas and Tips to Consider

One of the major concern in hiking is the food. If you carry too much food, it will make your backpack heavier and cause problems on the trip. And without proper water and food can be dehydration and other health problems. So, you need proper food ideas along with other hiking knowledge before ...

Hiking and Biking Trails: Tips for Beginners

There is no better way to explore the beautiful countryside than biking or hiking. Whether you enjoy rugged landscapes or you are a soft-biker, there are trails for everyone. There are a plethora of health benefits that you can enjoy while hiking on your favorite trail. These are probably the best ...

When Is The Best Time To Hike In The Year?

The weather can play a huge part for every hiker. When the weather is bad, it can turn a trail into a danger zone with the potential for avalanches and landfalls. There will be times when hiking trails turn into hot ovens with no means of escape; it happens and being unprepared for them is a ...

Simple Tips for First-Time Hikers

Hiking can be a wonderful pastime and it has become such a popular hobby for millions across the world. It isn’t difficult to see why hiking has become popular though; hikers get a sense of adventure and it can be so rewarding to hike to the top of the world’s highest summits. Some of the sights ...

The Benefits and Disadvantages of Hiking

A few decades ago, hiking was the most popular sport of its time but over the years, it slightly drifted away. On the decline, fewer people looked to hiking because of the dangers it brought, not to mention the strain it brought to the body but now it seems as though there has become a new craze ...

Dealing With Common Hiking Injuries

Hiking can be fun, exciting and appealing but there will be the inevitable injury along the way. No matter how many precautions you take or how careful you take a step, you will get injured. In some cases, it is nothing more than a blister or little paper cut but you still need to know how to deal ...

Bivy Sleeping – Why I Enjoy It

RangerMade asked me to write about tent camping in the mountains. I have to confess right away that at this time I don’t even own a tent! I used to have one of the best tents on the planet, The North Face VE 25, but I had to sell it in Mendoza, right after an expedition on Aconcagua, since I was ...