Category: Dr. Allen Cherer

Bikepacking Backpacking for Bikers

Bikepacking: Backpacking for Bikers

Bikepacking is a fun new sport that combines hiking and mountain biking. There are various ride options ranging from local overnighters to epic cross-country trips.    When considering the type of equipment to buy, begin with the bicycle. Most bikepacking trips cross over forest-service roads or trails. This means mountain bikes are an ideal choice. However, you can also use… Read more →

The Best Books To Read If You Love Hiking

Hiking is a wonderful hobby to have. You get to be a part of nature, see incredible views, and it’s healthy for you to boot. Unfortunately, though, we can’t live our lives constantly hiking. Our lives, such as our jobs, our children, and so many other responsibilities, tend to get in the way. The weather can also be a problem,… Read more →

How to Avoid and Treat Common Injuries While Hiking

Hiking is a great outdoor activity, whether you’re alone or with friends. But with any physical activity, it’s important that you’re weary of the possible injuries and ailments you may find yourself confronted with on a hike. No matter how cautious you are, it can be extremely easy to make one wrong move and then potentially injure yourself or a… Read more →

Great Camping Podcasts Worth Checking Out In 2022

Going camping is a unique experience that offer’s plenty of great opportunities for adventure. Unfortunately, we can’t be camping constantly though. We have to return to the real world with our jobs and other responsibilities. When we can’t be camping, hiking, or performing other outdoor activities, podcasts can be a great alternative. Many great podcasts exist centered on camping and… Read more →

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 →