Category Archive for: ‘Hiking’

What to Do on a Hiking Date

What to Do on a Hiking Date

When the weather is warm during the summer, and it’s fun to be outside, going hiking on a date can be a great idea. It’s also an activity that can be done during the fall season since the changing leaves would make for one of the best romantic views. You’ll both observe the best nature has to offer while having …

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What Kind of Food Should You Bring on Your Hike?

What Kind of Food Should You Bring on Your Hike?

Going on a long hike? Maintaining a diet that is full of essential vitamins, minerals, carbs, protein and fat will ensure you have enough energy to finish and enjoy yourself. There’s nothing quite like being outdoors and experiencing nature. Hiking is a great way to exercise, take in new scenery and explore new areas. When hiking, your body needs lots …

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What Gear Do You Need? 

What Gear Do You Need and Where Do You Put It? 

What Gear Do You Need and Where Do You Put It? Hiking might seem like a “gear sport” if you’re new to it, and there is an unquestionable initial investment that comes with spending more time outdoors. The truth is, though, if you know what to bring, you can get a lot of use out of a few good pieces …

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What to Do If You Get Injured During a Hike

What to Do If You Get Injured During a Hike

There’s nothing more restorative than spending some time in the great outdoors. Going on a hike is healing for a lot of people — but what can you do if you get injured on your wilderness getaway? It’s important to come prepared with basic first-aid and plenty of water to keep hydrated. Watching your step, having a traveling buddy and …

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Stay Cool with These Hot Weather Hiking Tips

Stay Cool with These Hot Weather Hiking Tips

When the winter fades away and the weather starts to warm, it is the perfect time to enjoy a hiking trip. Depending where you live and where you plan to go, however, you may find that things are a little warmer than you like. If you’re looking for some simple ways to stay cool on your hiking trips this summer, …

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50 Trails for Canada 150

50 Trails for Canada 150

No matter where you are in this beautiful country, there is a trail near you to be explored! From coast to coast, our country offers some pretty spectacular views – check out the top 50 trails throughout Canada and discover for yourself. British Columbia West Coast Trail Kettle Valley Rail Trail Alexander Mackenzie Heritage Trail Sunshine Coast Trail North Coast …

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How to Train for a Long Hike

How to Train for a Long Hike

Even the worst of couch potatoes can see beautiful vistas and jaw-dropping scenery thanks to technology and access to the internet. But for some, the nature soaked images are not enough — we crave dirt under our feet, fresh air coursing through our lungs and the ache in our muscles that only a long day of hiking can bring. There’s …

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Most Common Hiking Injuries and How to Avoid Them

Most Common Hiking Injuries and How to Avoid Them

Hiking can be a wonderful activity that provides a full-body exercise while experiencing beautiful nature. However, injury is one of the few drawbacks of hiking. Whether you’re trekking for many miles through the wilderness or just taking a brief hike in the park, injury can occur. Many hiking injuries are preventable. If they occur, they can also be treatable. Being …

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Fitness Training Tips to Prepare for a Long Hike

Fitness Training Tips to Prepare for a Long Hike

If you’re thinking about going on a long hike, you’ll need to make some practical preparations. Not only do you need to be smart about packing, but you also need to prepare your body for the rigors of an extended hike – if you don’t, you could put yourself at risk for injury or you might not make it through …

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5 Reasons Why We Hike

5 Reason Why We Hike

Everyone who hikes does so for their own reasons, and while those reason generally have a common theme, they are as unique as any of us. If you’ve ever had trouble putting those reasons to words, perhaps this will help bring those thoughts into order. Reason 1: The Sights The most obvious of reasons and the easiest to share with …

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