Category: Nature

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 →

Best Hiking Apps of 2021

With technology being integrated into almost everything we do, some believe life is becoming easier. These days, it seems that there is an app for everything, from music to news to cooking and more. Some of the most popular apps are the ones involving fitness and outdoor activities. Hiking is a sector that has many helpful apps to make your… Read more →

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Leave No Trace: An Overview

Everyone has a right to enjoy nature and a responsibility to protect it. The Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics provides guidelines for using public lands. The Leave No Trace ethic teaches seven principles to ensure environmental sustainability and enjoyment for all.   Plan Ahead and Prepare   Venturers should plan their travel in advance. They should account for… Read more →

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A Closer Look at the Parks, Peaks, and Prairies Trail

The Adventure Cycling Association is committed to consistently developing trails and unforgettable experiences for cyclists. The newly unveiled Parks, Peaks, and Prairies Trail is a record setting milestone in several ways. Here are some of the highlights that outdoor enthusiasts are sure to enjoy. Over 50,000 Mile Mark! The Parks, Peaks, and Prairies Trail officially pushed the total trail routes… 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 →