Tag: national parks


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 →


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 →

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 →

How to Hike the Pacific Crest Trail

  The Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) is a beast that stretches 2,650 miles from Mexico to Canada offering hikers stunning views along the Sierra and Cascade mountain ranges. The trail challenges hikers with almost 60 mountain passes and six different ecozones; it takes most people about five months to complete in a thru-hike, hiking the whole trail along the West… Read more →

3 Tips for Hiking Mt. Rainier in the Winter

  Mount Rainier is a beautiful national park that transforms in winter to a dramatic snow-covered wonderland. Located southwest of Seattle, this mountain landscape attracts visitors year round and is one of the most visited national parks in the country. If you are planning a trip to Mount Rainier, consider these tips for hiking the park in the winter. Try… Read more →

Sights To See While Hiking In Yellowstone

With its stunning lakes and dramatic peaks, Yellowstone is one of the most beautiful places in the United States. Anyone who loves the outdoors, and even probably some people who don’t, will be in awe at the sight of this incredible Wyoming national park. Some of the most awe-inspiring natural wonders are found there, and you don’t want to leave… Read more →