Category Archive for: ‘Hiking’

Tips for Staying Cool on Your Next Hiking Trip

Tips for Staying Cool on Your Next Hiking Trip

Nothing is better than enjoying a lovely hiking trip. The fresh air, the sunshine, and the birds chirping all around you is simply something you can’t manufacture. As wonderful as it may be to spend time in nature, things can get pretty hot in the summer and fall. If you’re looking to enjoy your next hiking trip as much as …

Read More

How to Build Your Own Hiking Trail

How to Build Your Own Hiking Trail

If your home sits on a lot of wooded land, it can be challenging to navigate — even following game trails will only get you so far. If you’ve got a lot of woods nearby, it can be a fun idea to set up hiking trails on your property. Follow this three-step process to get started with building your own …

Read More

How to Hike in the Florida Everglades

How to Hike in the Florida Everglades

The Florida Everglades is a massive wetland that covers more than 700 square miles in the southern part of the Sunshine State, filled with hundreds of native animals and thousands of plant species that thrive in the hot, humid environment. It is a great place to see the natural beauty of Florida, but it can be challenging to navigate if …

Read More

Don’t Bring Back Unwanted Insects

How to Make Sure You Don't Bring Back Unwanted Insects on a Hike

It’s finally summertime, and it’s a great time to go hiking to enjoy the outdoors, but the last thing you want to do during a hike is bring unwanted bugs home with you — especially if you’re hiking on trails on the other side of the country. Introducing pests to an area where they aren’t native isn’t just annoying — …

Read More

How to Avoid Ticks on Your Hike

How to Avoid Ticks on Your Hike

Hiking is a great way to enjoy nature, especially now that the weather is warming up after that crazy long winter we had. However, warm weather means insects are starting to come out of the woodwork — including ticks. Tick bites are annoying, and these little bugs often end up in awkward spots, not to mention the fact that they …

Read More

Ten Trail Essentials to Pack for Your Next Hike

Ten Trail Essentials to Pack for Your Next Hike

When you’re gearing up for a long weekend hike, it is easy to get caught up in the excitement. If you want your hike to go smoothly, however, you need to take your time during the planning process. Keep reading to learn about ten trail essentials that you should pack for your next hike. 1. Water It may seem like …

Read More

Tips for Keeping Cool During Summer Hikes

Tips for Keeping Cool During Summer Hikes

A nice hike is a great way to enjoy the summer weather, especially after a cold winter and a rainy spring. With the summer weather, however, comes high temperatures that can sometimes make your hiking experience a little less enjoyable. Before you set out on your next summer hike, try some of these simple tips for staying cool. Simple Tips …

Read More

Hacks That Make Hiking & Camping More Fun

Creative Hacks That Make Hiking and Camping More Fun

The weather is warmer and it’s time to head into the great outdoors. Whether you are camping, hiking or just hanging out, you can impress friends and family and make your life easier by using these simple hacks. 1. Make Your Own Lantern If you forgot to bring a lantern on your trip, or you don’t want to invest the …

Read More

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 …

Read More

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 …

Read More

Page 2 of 5«12345»