What To Wear On A Hiking Date


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 […]

January 3, 2020

Night Hikes: How To Hike Safely At Night


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 […]

December 23, 2019

5 Unique Night Hikes For Your Bucket List


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 […]

December 19, 2019

Beginner Hiking Mistakes You Need To Avoid


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 […]

December 7, 2019

Ways To Give Back To Your Hiking Trails


There are thousands upon thousands of hiking trails out there and it’s easy to take them for granted. We assume these trails will be there and expect they’ll be pristine when we’re ready to explore. This is not the case. It takes a lot of work to maintain all these hiking trails and when the […]

November 27, 2019

A Helpful Guide For Hiking With Small Dogs


When you first think about hiking with a dog, you probably envision a medium to large dog but small dogs love hiking too. Why leave your little buddy at home? They need exercise and love exploring too. Small dogs can be far more than lapdogs. They can be trailblazers just like you! If you want […]

November 21, 2019

Trailhead Safety Tips You Need To Know


You, your hiking buddies, your car, and belongings can all be at risk at trailheads. A few trailhead safety tips will help keep you safe from human negligence, criminal behavior, and wildlife. Criminal Behavior at Park Trailheads Park trailheads are safer than most places but they aren’t free of criminal behavior. You don’t want to […]

November 18, 2019

How To Find A Hiking Buddy Or Hiking Group


Are you trying to find a hiking buddy? Not sure where to look? If you don’t have family or friends that share your interests, there are great resources for finding people who’ll love sharing in outdoor adventures with you. I’ve used many of these resources myself and have made lifelong friends from doing so. Let’s […]

November 1, 2019