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How Not to Descend a Mountain

How Not to Descend a Mountain

Last weekend, a friend and I descended a steep, snow-covered slope on a 937m (3074ft) Scottish Munro. After climbing down through a number of steep crags, we hit a dead-end as night fell. Realising it was too dangerous to continue or reverse our steps in the dark, we spent the winter's night pe
Hiking Light - Boy Scout Ultralight Hiking is More Fun For Leaders and Scouts

Hiking Light - Boy Scout Ultralight Hiking is More Fun For Leaders and Scouts

Struggling through hikes with a heavy backpack can make a Boy Scout quickly lose enthusiasm about hiking. Keep your Scout happy by learning to pack ultralight.
Vasque Hiking Boots - Why Men and Women Love These Hiking Shoes

Vasque Hiking Boots - Why Men and Women Love These Hiking Shoes

Vasque hiking boots and shoes are great lightweight hiking shoes for day hikes, long backpacking trips and mountaineering. Whatever you do in the outdoors, there is a Vasque boot for you. The quality of hiking boot produced by Vasque footwear is up there with the best outdoors companies.
What We Need to Look for When Buying Hiking Tents?

What We Need to Look for When Buying Hiking Tents?

The following tips would help to buy hiking tents: Choose appropriate camping tent based on your budget. Consider a good hiking tent, so that it can be used in the future years as well. Planning well before your hiking tour helps you to choose the right tent.
Eight New Zealand Hiking Trails for Your Bucket List

Eight New Zealand Hiking Trails for Your Bucket List

My take on the best of New Zealand hiking for your bucket list - with a lean towards the beautiful South Island. If you have a hiking bucket list then you need to add these to your list.
Backpacking Europe - Tips On Varying The Backpacking Routine

Backpacking Europe - Tips On Varying The Backpacking Routine

When you first arrive, you're ready for anything and full of energy, but as the weeks pass and you grow more and more tired, it's easy to fall into a routine. backpacking Europe, it's a great way to learn about yourself, see the world and broaden your horizons. When you first arrive,
Choosing the Perfect Backpack For Hiking

Choosing the Perfect Backpack For Hiking

One of the most important purchases you can make if you plan to hike, is your backpack. Your boots and your clothing is important, however, all of your gear is going to be stored on your back. It is imperative that you choose the right type of pack for your excursion and the right quality.
Backpacking Preparation

Backpacking Preparation

When going backpacking being prepared for dangers or emergencies is a must. There are certain supplies that will be necessary when going on this outdoor adventure. This article will list different items to bring while hiking in the wilderness.
5 Tips For Cheap Trekking in The Himalayas

5 Tips For Cheap Trekking in The Himalayas

Trekking in the Himalayas does not have to be very expensive. Without compromising your safety and still have a great trekking experience, cheap trekking in Himalaya is a great way to save money on your holiday and still have a once-in-a-lifetime adventure! You can easily do cheap trekking in Himala
Easy Way to Search the Hiking Trails

Easy Way to Search the Hiking Trails

hiking is the most challenging experience in which people like to test their own ability and see how far they can survive that entire long difficult journey. hiking trails are a system used by community travel in less developed villages for recreational purposes.
Whistler Hikes - Top 5

Whistler Hikes - Top 5

Whistler has so many excellent hikes to choose from that it's often difficult to know where to start. From gentle, undulating walks through old growth forests, to challenging climbs up to awe-inspiring peaks, there is something for everyone. Here is my top five.
Camping Tent Maintenance For The Lazy

Camping Tent Maintenance For The Lazy

Tent maintenance has as much to do with your state of mind as anything else.If you buy a really nice high quality tent and take care of it, It will last you a lifetime and you can pass it down to your grandyung'uns.
Hiking Boots - What Are the Basics?

Hiking Boots - What Are the Basics?

If you are trying to decide how to pick the best pair of hiking boots, then you'll want to read about what to look for and how to evaluate the wide selection of hiking boots you can find on the Internet or at your local outfitter. Whether getting ready for a leisurely afternoon hike or a backpa
How to Hike With the Kids

How to Hike With the Kids

Kids really get excited when they're walking the trails and come across an animal scurrying across the field or see a stream with frogs singing for their friends. Their imaginations go wild and the look of pure joy is evident on their faces for the whole day. I love watching the children on the
Ten Tips to Prepare For a Backpacking Trek

Ten Tips to Prepare For a Backpacking Trek

The first spring day that I can hike without my coat motivates me to grab my large backpack and prepare for a long trek. It's time to inventory my supplies, which is literally the first step.
Thru-hiking on the Cheap

Thru-hiking on the Cheap

Let's face it - taking several months off to hike the Appalachian Trail can be an expensive proposition. Your trip of a lifetime can easily cost thousands of dollars, so here are some of the most effective ways I've found to help ease the financial bite. Some of these require a little plan
Chimney Tops Hiking Trail in the Smoky Mountains

Chimney Tops Hiking Trail in the Smoky Mountains

The Smoky Mountains are home a multitude of different hiking trails that cover hundreds of miles over the span of the mountain range and Smoky Mountain National Park. There is one trail that only covers two small miles of the mountains, but is one of the most intense climbs that a person will experi
Some Advantages of Lightweight Backpacks

Some Advantages of Lightweight Backpacks

Learn about different lighweight backpacks. What will work for you and your activity are very important. Comfort and function will allow you to have fun.
Whay You Should Go Hiking in Runyon Canyon

Whay You Should Go Hiking in Runyon Canyon

Find all the information about one of the best hiking hotspots!