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Are Snakes a Problem When Camping?

Of all the critters you might encounter during your hiking and camping adventures, few invoke as much worry and fear as snakes. Depending on where you live, venomous snakes may be a major concern during any trip into the great outdoors. But the question remains: Are snakes a problem when camping? Snakes typically aren’t a …

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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 to die by falling over …

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