Hiking and Backpacking Skills

This hiking blog is dedicated to giving you the hiking and camping skills you need to thrive outside. Check out the latest camping hacks or learn all about winter hiking skills. Master the art of backpacking or wildcamping with theses amazing hiking tips and tricks.

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As an expert hiker, I’ve got an array of hiking tips and tricks. As one of the premier hiking blogs, you’ll find everything you need to know about how to become an expert hiker. Here’s a look at how to get started hiking and backpacking. 

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Beginner Wilderness Camping and Backpacking Gear Guide

Gear. It’s intimidating. It’s complicated. It’s personal. It’s expensive. I’ve had a lot of people ask me about gear and getting started. People think that you need to have everything and anything in order to be successful in the backcountry. That’s definitely false. Don’t go running to REI and spend thousands of dollars just yet.

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Real Talk: Hiking, Climbing, and Camping on Your Period

The no-holds-barred post about what do to when you get your period outside.

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12 Fun-Filled, Easy Colorado 14ers to Add to Your Bucket List

Hike these easier Colorado 14ers this season. Includes the best routes to up your mountain climbing game.

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Go Like A Pro: What’s Really Up with Pee Funnels?

Never squat again, an insider’s look into the wonderful world of female urinary funnels.

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Your Guide to Hiking Gear for Women

Let’s be honest, when it comes to hiking gear, it seems like everyone has a must-have gadget that you simply cannot hike without. However, hiking …

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Everything You Need to Know to Go Backpacking in Colorado

Strap on your pack and hit the trail with these Colorado backpacking tips. Get local advice about how to make the most of your Colorado adventure!

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The Most Comfortable and Durable Hiking Shirts for Women

Get expert gear advice for women by women with this in-depth look at the best hiking shirts for women.

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Meg aka Fox is a 30-something true-born adventurer and enthusiastic storyteller. Exploration pulses through her veins. As an avid outdoors enthusiast and world traveler she's determined to discover the remote corners of the planet. She'd rather be dirty than done up.

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