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.
The 5-step way to get in shape for hiking and backpacking. Let’s get down and dirty with hiking fitness.
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.
Wanna backpack this summer? Start here.
After years of testing, I’ve assembled a list of the best hiking gear on the market, no matter what your budget. Unsponsored, real, and honest advice from a hiking vet.
A comprehensive look at how to select the perfect water purifier for traveling and backpacking. How to choose a water filter or water purifier explained.
Your comprehensive guide to trekking poles. Covering everything from if you really need trekking poles, to how to use them, and some of the best trekking poles for women.
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