Tag: Backpacking

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 →


Surviving a rattlesnake bite

Rattlesnakes are among the most dangerous animals you can encounter during a hike. These creatures, while incredibly reclusive, balance their timidness with a highly venomous bite that can quickly spell the end for those caught in its embrace. There are roughly 8,000 venomous snake bites each year in United States, and if you find yourself in such a scenario, time… Read more →