Author: Gordon Alexander

how can i strengthen my feet for hiking

How can I Strengthen my Feet for Hiking?

Your feet are so unbelievably important. You use them to walk, skip, jump, hike and to run away from danger. They are especially important during a long hike where they take a pounding mile after mile. So, if you have asked yourself recently: How can I strengthen my feet for […]

do you need a sleeping pad for backpacking

Do You Need a Sleeping Pad for Backpacking?

Getting a great sleep is of paramount importance to your backpacking trip. While you may be able to function properly after one restless night in the wild, imagine that happening day after day and potentially week after week. Therefore, what you decide to sleep on at night when camping out […]

are there grizzly bears on the pacific crest trail

Are There Grizzly Bears on the Pacific Crest Trail?

For the majority of the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) hikers find themselves firmly in black bear country. In the last 150 years, only one person has been killed by a bear in the PCT states of California, Oregon and Washington in the wild. So, you would be just as likely […]

what is the best app for geocaching

What is the Best App for Geocaching?

Simply put, geocaching is the world’s largest and greatest treasure hunt, with more than 2 million different caches hidden around the globe. It is enjoyed by adults, children, and also adults looking to better engage with their children in an exhilarating outdoor activity, where exploration and discovery await in equal […]

is tasmania good for campervans

Is Tasmania Good for Campervans?

About 12,000 years ago sea levels rose, cutting off Tasmania from mainland Australia. In doing so, it isolated some of the most spectacular parts of the country to that little island south of the Bass Strait. The “Apple Isle” has a population density of about 20 people per square mile, […]

what is the best two person tent

What Is the Best Two Person Tent?

Tents come in all different shapes and sizes, and can be used for a variety of different activities. Some people need their tents to be light enough to carry on their backs for thousands of miles. Others just have to throw it in the back of the car for a […]

what size backpack is good for backpacking

What Size Backpack is Good for Backpacking?

Backpacking involves getting off the beaten track, away from civilization, carrying everything you need to survive; including food, clothing, shelter and a sleeping system. But if you are looking to buy a backpack that is good for backpacking, but have no idea where to begin, then you can join the […]

what kind of boots to wear for snowshoeing

What Kind of Boots to Wear for Snowshoeing?

If, like me, you have walked a few too many overcrowded summer trails, then it might be time to consider pulling on a pair of snowshoes. Just imagine pristine, untouched environments with barely another soul around. Imagine being the first to slice almost effortlessly through freshly fallen snow, away from […]

is sri lanka good for backpacking

Is Sri Lanka Good for Backpacking?

If you are looking for a truly unique and off the beaten path destination for your next backpacking trip – look no further than Sri Lanka. Whether you want to see elephants and leopards in their natural habitat, or cruise around the coast on a jet ski, Sri Lanka has […]