Category: National Parks

Great Gear for the Outdoors in 2021

Hiking, climbing, and camping are healthy and fun pursuits. They’re also becoming increasingly popular. Especially after the events of 2020, people are looking for things to do while still maintaining plenty of personal space. It’s great that so many people are getting involved in the outdoors. And having the right gear is important to stay comfortable and safe out in… Read more →

Ireland’s Best Hiking Spots

Hiking is a wonderful way to pass time, challenge yourself and enjoy nature all at the same time. You can find great hiking spots all around the world in the most unexpected places, from mountains to forests to jungles. Of all the great places to hike, Ireland is clearly one of the greatest, with its sea cliffs, remote islands, and… Read more →

Navigation Safety Without a Compass

Hiking is a wonderful pastime and a great way to connect with nature. You can typically go on hiking trails that have waymarked paths for you to follow, but a lot of people like to go off-trail hiking is rather popular as well. Regardless of which you prefer, it can be extremely easy to get lost. This is where survival… Read more →

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Top Ways to Repel Insects During Summer Hiking

Warm sunny weather might seem perfect for hiking, but the temperatures also allow bugs to flourish. The bugs people encounter during hiking can be more than just annoying. Some pests like ticks also carry dangerous diseases. To protect themselves, hikers need to follow these insect repelling tips. Wear the Right Clothes The clothing a hiker wears makes a big difference… 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 →

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 →