Monthly Archive for: ‘February, 2018’

Creative Ways to Train for a Through-Hike

Creative Ways to Train for a Through-Hike

Miles of scenic hiking trail crisscross the United States of America, and go unappreciated by all but a select few. For those who choose to venture out, through-hiking is an eye-opening way to experience these beautiful places, but it requires some physical fortitude. Covering the long stretches of trail required to complete a through-hike in reasonable time will challenge your …

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Hiking with Someone Who Doesn’t Like to Hike

5 Simple Steps for Hiking with Someone Who Doesn’t Like to Hike

Taking a break from your daily routine and embarking on a journey through the great outdoors is one of life’s simple pleasures. From the pure outdoor air to the pleasure you feel from witnessing the natural world, nothing beats planning a hike through your favorite trails — except maybe inviting a friend to tag along with you, that is. The …

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Why You Should Practice Rock Climbing

Why You Should Practice Rock Climbing

Are you an avid hiker looking for something a bit more intense? Are you trying to lose weight, but can’t stand the sweat, heavy breathing and monotonous repetition of traditional workouts? Maybe you’re in the mood for adventure, but don’t know where to start looking? Whichever group you fall into, rock climbing has it all! Not only will you get …

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Top 10 Spring Hiking Tips Every Hiker Needs

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If you love the great outdoors, the winter can be a difficult season because it limits the kind of outdoor activity you can do. The good news is that spring always comes back around, though not always as early as you might like. To prepare yourself for the return of warmer weather, read up on spring hiking tips. Pack extra …

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