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How To Stay Safe When Hiking In The Mountains

How To Stay Safe When Hiking In The Mountains

Mountain activities can be very good for your body and soul. They provide much need rest and relaxation, as well as exercise. Of utmost importance with all mountain activities is safety. The old clich© €safety ...
Fishing And Camping: So Much Fun

Fishing And Camping: So Much Fun

Guided Camping tours can certainly add to the fun and joy in your picnic. They are organized by experienced professionals who make sure that people enjoy their holiday with their family at its fullest, and if the destination to spend some quality time with the family is at Mokelumne River doing gold
3 Dangers to Be Aware Of When You Go Hiking With Your Dog

3 Dangers to Be Aware Of When You Go Hiking With Your Dog

In the northern part of the US, hunters set traps that are designed to trap furry animals. Woodland dogs may be attracted to the bait they use, and it has caused many unwanted accidents with family dogs. These traps are usually put in ditches where dogs like to explore.
Basic Skiing Tips

Basic Skiing Tips

If you have ever wanted to go on a luxurious ski vacation, but feel somewhat intimidated about how much prior knowledge you need to learn, you might feel even more ill-prepared when the trip is only a few days away and you need to pack your suitcases. You may feel nervous about potentially embarrass
Enjoying Weight Loss, Find Out What You're Missing

Enjoying Weight Loss, Find Out What You're Missing

What are your favorite things to do. I like to be active and play sports like basketball and baseball. Do you think baseball is more fun if you're overweight or if you're at your optimal weight. I'm thinking optimal weight. It's really a rhetorical question unless you're tal
Hiking To Lose Weight

Hiking To Lose Weight

hiking is a great way to lose weight. It requires little specialised kit and there are suitable routes for all levels and abilities, not only that, it allows you to get outside, get fresh air ...
Course Fishing Floats, Lures, Bait And Weights

Course Fishing Floats, Lures, Bait And Weights

In this article the author gives some simple advice as to how to fish successfully using bait or lures as well as the importance of floats and weights.
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
Understanding Poison Ivy

Understanding Poison Ivy

Enjoying the outdoors is a tremendous experience, but every once in a while you can walk into something. This something is often poison ivy, so you need to know how to deal with it.
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 Are Hiking Socks?

What Are Hiking Socks?

Blisters, foot pain and general discomfort can quickly ruin a pleasant stroll through the country, and can prove disastrous on longer, strenuous hiking trips. Though it may seem like an afterthought, wearing the right socks on your hike can prevent many of these problems and ensure that your feet re
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.
Eastern Switzerland & Liechtenstein - More Stunning Still!

Eastern Switzerland & Liechtenstein - More Stunning Still!

For those who enjoy walking, Switzerland is a magnificent place for a holiday. The area of Eastern Switzerland has much to offer those who want to see the Swiss Alps or who have taken Swiss holidays before. Switzerland holidays can be taken in one of the many towns or cities, or in quieter areas of
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.
How A Proposed Outdoor Walk Became A Quest For Adventure.

How A Proposed Outdoor Walk Became A Quest For Adventure.

The author volunteers to care for two youngsters for a few hours and plans a ramble in the great countryside. The scheme goes a little awry when poor weather conditions causes the cancellation of the suggested activity. A back-up plan comes into operation when the internet is employed to learn about