Category: Hiking

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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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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 →

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Water Bottles On the Trail

Choosing a water bottle for your hike might seem like a fairly insignificant thing.  Why not just pick up a Poland Spring bottle at the local store?  Well, if you’d like to reduce your carbon footprint and save some cash, then a reusable bottle is the way to go.  But there are a lot of options out there that go… Read more →

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Great Hiking Near Charlotte

While Charlotte isn’t the world’s premier hiking destination, I’m still blessed to have plenty of great hiking destinations not too far away.  I recently read a blog post that shares five quick and easy hiking destinations in and around Charlotte for those who want some good hiking without running into too many other hikers, but don’t want to go too… Read more →

3 WaterFall Trails You Must Hike in the U.S.

  Havasupai Trail Classified as a moderately difficult hike to both Supai, Arizona and Havasu Falls, this trail can also be traveled by horseback or a specialty mule service which offers the option to bring down more personal items. Havasu and Mooney Falls (both of which have been widely photographed) are also key sights on this journey, along with Beaver… Read more →