Category Archives: Hike List

Going On A Winter Hike Can Strengthen Your Relationships

Hiking during the winter is a great way to get vitamin D (sunlight is the most important source of vitamin D), which we often don’t get enough of during the cold months. Among other benefits, vitamin D regulates the absorption of calcium and phosphorous, and facilitates the function of our immune system. It also helps develop our bones […]

Winter Day-Hiking Gear List: Are You Prepared?

Even though it says November in our calendars, winter is here in the Adirondack High Peaks. Packing for winter hikes is more involved than preparing for summer excursions. Conditions vary greatly, so being prepared for a host of situations is key to staying safe and comfortable in the backcountry. The big question that I always […]

10 ESSENTIAL PIECES OF HIKING GEAR

Hiking is one of the most enjoyable ways to spend free time. A little bit of exercise coupled with the great outdoors is a winning recipe. With so many options for hiking equipment, it can be difficult to know where to begin. To help simplify the process and get you out on the trail sooner, […]

10 Essentials of Hiking

What are the 10 Essentials of Hiking, you ask. The 10 essentials of hiking are the items you should bring with you on every single hike. They are a collection of items that can help you in the event of an emergency, sudden weather changes, or unexpected delays such as getting lost or turned around. 1. […]

22 THINGS TO DO IN WHISTLER IN WINTER

Whistler in the winter is basically Disneyland for skiers – a huge world-class resort with seemingly endless terrain. But there is so much more to winter in Whistler than skiing. Read the list below to get the locals low-down on the best things to do in Whistler in winter. Skiing and Snowboarding in Whistler 1. […]

6 Food Packing Tips to Fuel Your First Backpacking Trip

If you’ve ever done a day hike that stretched your limits, you know that hiking really gets you in touch with your hunger. That’s especially true if you start backpacking, which often requires you to carry more than 20 pounds on your back while facing backcountry terrain. So what do you pack when you won’t have full […]

10 Invaluable Hiking Tips and Advice

Hiking Solo or Hiking in a Group? At Hikingprostore, we know that everyone has a personal preference for how they want to hike. Many enjoy the camaraderie of groups, while many others relish the solitude that comes with hiking on your own. Both have their benefits, and it’s really up to you how you’d like to […]

8 Hiking Safety Tips

Shelter, food and water are life’s most basic necessities, and things that are all too easy to take for granted. So much so that when it’s time to get away from it all and disappear into the woods for a rejuvenating hike, it’s easy to overlook your most basic needs.  Without proper planning and packing, […]

12 TIPS TO PACK LIGHT FOR LONG HIKES

When planning to hike for an extended period of time you should know of the value of lightening the weight you will be carrying. Lightening up your backpack load can be quite a daunting task, especially when you want to carry everything you need for that long hike. A lighter backpack can help you hike […]

HIKING IN THE RAIN: 5 TIPS TO STAY DRY & COMFORTABLE

While you may not be chomping at the bit to go hiking in the rain, knowing how to stay dry and comfortable in bad weather is an important trail skill. You never know when you might get caught in a storm, and if you live in a rainy climate, like the Pacific Northwest, having the […]