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Planning for a solo hike

Now onto more practical things. When it comes to planning your solo hike, you should be thorough when it comes to picking a trail and understanding what it entails and the conditions you’ll encounter. This will then inform much of your other preparation.  Pick an easier or popular trail If you’ve never hiked alone before, […]

Hiking Trekking and Backpacking, What’s the Difference?

If you are new to the wonderful world of the outdoors and just getting started with the idea of hiking, trekking or backpacking – this article will help you understand the differences and how exactly to get started. So, let’s dive in and define the exact differences between these fun outdoor activities… Hiking vs Trekking […]

10 Tips for Hiking & Backpacking in the Rain

There’s no doubt that rainy and cold conditions add an element of challenge to getting outside. But, don’t let a drizzly forecast stop you from being active and immersing yourself in nature. The right mindset and quality rain gear make all the difference. Whether you’re day hiking, backpacking for multiple days, or simply heading out […]


As a parent, there’s no denying the annual daydream: a carefree vacation away from winter and the chaos of getting our kids outside. A week of relaxation at the beach is one solution to the cabin fever that sets in during the dark months of winter, but there are other options closer to home too. […]

Top 10 Health Benefits of Hiking

Next time you hear someone tell you to “take a hike,” you might want to thank them for looking out for your health. That’s because going on a hike offers tremendous benefits for your physical and mental health and well-being. Here are the Top 10 from Health Fitness Revolution and author of the book ReSYNC Your Life […]