Category: Nature

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 →

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 →