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The biggest hiking mistakes

When you first get into hiking for a hobby, you will no doubt make some mistakes along the way. With experience comes knowledge. However, with a few tips, you save yourself some of the frustration during the early period.   Appropriate Attire There are a number of things to consider when choosing your hiking wardrobe. Cotton and denim wick moisture… Read more →

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Tips for New Hikers

We live in an age of infrequent physical activity and fixation on the many screens in our personal orbits. Hiking offers liberation from this lifestyle. It’s healthful and emotionally therapeutic, and it’s a fantastic way to connect with the natural beauty existent just outside (or even within) one’s city or town. Before taking up hiking as a new hobby, we’ll… Read more →

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How to Avoid Cycling-Related Knee Pain

Although it’s usually considered a low-impact activity, cycling still creates resistance and stress on the knees. Unfortunately, this often results in knee pain, a common occurrence among seasoned cyclists. So, what steps can cyclists take to avoid cycling-related knee pain?   Adjust the Saddle An improper saddle height is a leading cause of knee pain. If the saddle is too… Read more →

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Give your next hike a tech boost with these helpful apps

Mobile apps have become the way of the future for a variety of industries and communities, and the hiking world is no different. Though many hikers venture into the wilderness to escape technology, the reality is that there are now several apps designed to supplement the experience without becoming too distracting.   If you are ready to give your next… Read more →

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Five tips for new cyclists

Whether it is for leisure, competition, or some blend of the two, cycling is a fun and healthy activity that can help keep you grounded in an active lifestyle. However, while the physical act of cycling may seem simple (and even a little repetitive, depending on how you look at it), the reality is that proper cycling is the product… Read more →

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Surviving a rattlesnake bite

Rattlesnakes are among the most dangerous animals you can encounter during a hike. These creatures, while incredibly reclusive, balance their timidness with a highly venomous bite that can quickly spell the end for those caught in its embrace. There are roughly 8,000 venomous snake bites each year in United States, and if you find yourself in such a scenario, time… Read more →