Hiking with your kids can be a lot of fun. It’s simply a matter of incorporating some of these ideas to help keep them engaged.
The Ten Essentials are the basic first aid, safety, and emergency items that you should have on any outdoor adventure. Additional items are needed for various activities like hiking or kayaking.
Congratulations! You’ve got yourself a hiking date! They can be some of the most enjoyable and memorable dates ever! But do you know what to wear on a hiking date? Sure you want to look great on your date, but weather, terrain, and safety factor into the equation too. Are you new to hiking? Maybe […]
Night hikes offer unique opportunities for experiencing nature with unique dangers. To prevent mishaps, here are some night hike rules and safety tips. Your hiking group or park may also have specific rules for your particular hike as well. These may differ depending on if it is a standard night hike or a unique night […]
There are 5 types of night hikes you should add to your bucket list: full moon, stargazing, blue ghost firefly, glow-worm, and owl. Each offers unique experiences that you can’t get by hiking during the day. Hiking after dark initially sounds creepy and does propose additional dangers that day hikes don’t have. When going on […]
Beginning and experienced hikers make hiking mistakes. I know I’ve made my share. My worst happened when hiking in unfamiliar areas of the country. Hikes in different regions often require different gear and skillsets. As a beginning hiker, you’re likely to make one or more of the following mistakes due to lack of preparedness, lack […]