Author: Dr. Allen Cherer

The Best Summer Camping Spots In The U.S.

There are no easy picks when it comes to finding the best summer camping locations in the US. These must be national treasures that are accessible to everyone, but not too easy to reach. No one needs to remind them that the Great Smoky Mountains are a must-visit for 11 million people annually. There are plenty of other parks that… Read more →

The Best Hikes Near Charlotte, North Carolina

Living in Charlotte, North Carolina has provided me with numerous outdoor adventures. There are many things to do outdoors here such as going to the beach or taking a picnic. A personal favorite of mine is taking a day trip to go on a hike. If you’re willing to drive a little bit, you’ll find that there are plenty of… Read more →

Best Snacks to Take on Your Next Hike

To say that hiking is a strenuous activity would be an understatement. It requires a lot of strength and determination and isn’t always for the weak-hearted. To make sure you get through your hike without passing out from the heat or exhaustion, be sure to pack plenty of snacks to get the energy you need.  Peanut Butter and Bananas  This… Read more →

Best Winter Hiking Gear

Hiking in cold weather can be a challenge. The risk of injury, getting lost, and other outdoor dangers are increased when the temperature drops. Depending on where you live, winter can mean freezing conditions or something slightly less harsh, like below-freezing temperatures with rain or snow. Either way, having the right gear is crucial to enjoying the trail, even in… Read more →

The Best Autumnal Hikes in Colorado

The great outdoors provides people with many different activities for fitness and exploration. Hiking is definitely one of the popular activities in this category. It doesn’t matter whether hikers want to learn about an area or to challenge themselves. The state of Colorado offers trails that are both scenic and full of adventure.   Defined by one hiking resource, this… Read more →

A Guide to Exploring the Canadian Rockies by Canoe

The Canadian Rockies is a national treasure that offers an unparalleled natural experience. There are few better ways to explore it than by canoe. Come with us as we take you through the steps of what this adventurous and rewarding trip can entail. Get your gear together The first step that you will want to take is to get everything… Read more →

Hiking Safety 101: What to Do When Lost

Going for a hike is a great way to bond with friends and family during a weekend or a holiday. You also get to create good memories from the fun activities you participate in together during the hike. Hiking is a great opportunity for you to enjoy nature away from your phones and TV. It allows you time to catch… Read more →

The Best Water Filters for Hiking and Backpacking

Drinking water can be contaminated with a lot of harmful bacteria and heavy metals. This contaminates the water we drink and other bodies of water around us. There are many different ways in which we can dispose of these harmful contaminants but some methods require chemicals that are not good for the environment or human health.   When shopping for… Read more →

The Best Places to Hike This Summer

The summer months are a great time of year to experience the outdoors. There are great hiking destinations all across the United States that you can explore during the summer season. It’s important to do your research to learn about all the great hiking possibilities. The following are five of the best places to hike this summer in the US.… Read more →