Hiking

best hiking hat for sun

Best Hiking Hat for Sun? (7 Crowd Favorites)

After living in both the Utah and Arizona deserts, I’ve learned the importance of having proper sun protective gear. Of the most vital pieces of sun gear I own is a sun hat. When hiking, biking, running, or just hanging out, enjoying the sun rays, your face, head, neck, and […]

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12 Ways to Get Cheap (and Free) Camping Gear

The outdoor gear market is a huge and rapidly expanding world. The price difference between seemingly similar pieces of gear can often be confusing, and many people opt for the more expensive option thinking that they are getting a better value. However, there are plenty of places to find top-brand […]

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33 Funny Hiking Quotes to Make you Laugh – or Groan

We all need a good laugh sometimes. But, what’s better to laugh at than some funny hiking quotes? Here’s 33 funny hiking quotes to use on your hiking buddies or for your Instagram captions: 1. “A crude meal, no doubt, but the best of all sauces is hunger.” – Edward Abbey 2. “Never […]

which hawaiian Island is best for hiking

Which Hawaiian Island is Best for Hiking?

Hawaii is an otherworldly paradise filled with a myriad of mountains, sweeping valleys and crystal blue waters. Thousands of years of volcanic activity have given rise to dramatic landscapes just waiting to be explored: and there are hundreds of hiking trails to allow you to do so. So, which Hawaiian […]

Is it dangerous to hike at night

Is it Dangerous to Hike at Night? (13 Safety Tips)

Hiking in the dark may seem like a counter-intuitive idea – isn’t the best part about hiking the spectacular views, after all? Night hiking can actually be one of the most beautiful ways to encounter the landscape: taking in the sounds of the dark and opening your eyes to the […]

best high altitude hikes in the us

The 10 Best High Altitude Hikes in the U.S.

High altitude hiking is a rewarding experience. You have a chance to get above the treeline and see extensive valley views. Plus, the good news is that even if you aren’t an expert mountaineer, you can still hike to the top of some amazing high altitude peaks.  The top 10 […]

should i carry one trekking pole or two

Should I Carry One Trekking Pole or Two?

To carry trekking poles or not is an interesting gear decision to have to make. For most situations, they are far from being an item of necessity on the trail. It really does just come down to personal preference combined with a great deal of trial and error. At the […]

what is the best topo map app

What is the Best Topo Map App?

Topographical maps have gone digital and they’re an essential tool for any outdoor enthusiast. Of course, some will still prefer to go “old school” and head out into the wild with only a physical map and a compass; but for everybody else you can access a whole world of maps […]