12 Best Hikes In The USA

1.) Mount Rainier National Park, Washington One of the best hikes in the USA has to be the Burroughs Mountain Trail in Mount Rainer National Park. Around a nine miles roundtrip, this is a fairly strenuous hiking trail that can be pretty tough on the legs. Thankfully, you’re rewarded with some of the best views […]

6 Great Hiking Trails to Get You Back into the Spring of Things

As the weather gets warmer, you’ll probably look for activities that let you stay outside longer and let you enjoy nature. Here are some hiking trails that’ll help you get psyched for spring and the outdoors! For those who aren’t hiking enthusiasts, let’s define the three types of trails that are listed below: Loop Trail: […]

WHAT’S MOST IMPORTANT TO YOU IN A TRAVEL BACKPACK?

PRICE – Plane tickets, rental cars, hotel stays, and all of the essential gear – travelling can get very expensive! A good travel bag doesn’t have to cost you an arm and a leg, but we’ve found that paying a little extra usually means a more durable and stylish pack. CARRY-ON SIZE – One-bag travel […]

7 Tips for Choosing Running Shoes that Appropriate and Comfortable

Running shoes are the most important sports equipment for running or jogging. Various running shoes are even easier to get because there are multiple brands of running shoes that you can get, ranging from Adidas, Nike, Puma, Asics, New Balance, to Specs. Each brand also has various variants of running shoes with different specifications. Many […]

Hiking Safety for Kids: Expert Tips

As you’re enjoying the early fall weather and outdoor adventures, like hiking, don’t forget to make safety a priority to help keep illness and injuries from spoiling family fun time. Jeffrey M. Bender, MD, attending physician in the Division of Infectious Disease at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and former ranger in the Sierra Mountains, points out tips on […]

7 Reasons to Take a Family Hike This Summer

Putting one foot in front of the other in the glory of nature is exactly what we all need right now. What’s an activity that gets your heart pumping (but not so much that you can’t keep up your end of a chat), occupies your kids for a blessed while, costs little to nothing, involves […]

How to Hike with Kids? 9 Tricks from an Outdoor Mom.

Make your kids love the trails as much as you do! Ever since my first son was born, in 2010, hiking has proven to be a rich and forgiving family activity. Though I prefer to trail run and mountain bike when I’m away from my nine- and seven-year-old, neither are (currently) conducive to quality family […]

HOW TO BREAK IN HIKING BOOTS

Think of breaking in your hiking boots as a metaphor for preparing for any challenging hike: aiming for the summit your first time out is unrealistic. Building your endurance gradually with a series of less challenging hikes that grow more ambitious over time is a reasonable approach. In a nutshell, take your time: when you break […]

HOW TO PACK LIGHT: TIPS FOR TRAVELS NEAR AND FAR

Packing light is a skill well worth learning whether you are planning a weekend getaway or a trip around the world. Once you’ve mastered the fine art of keeping it light, you can set off on all your future adventures knowing you have the essentials you need, room to spare for a found treasure or […]

Best Shoes for Cycling

With cycling becoming such a popular way to stay healthy and get outside, more people are now dusting off their tyres and strapping into their best cycling shoes. If you’re planning on tackling the pedals, you’ll need the right footwear to see you through. We’ve put together an expert list of the best budget cycling […]