Hiking

A road sign that says "wrong way"

Beginner Camping Mistakes: 8 Experienced Campers Share Their Story

Do you find camping or backpacking frustrating? Maybe it’s because you’re doing something wrong. But don’t worry, everyone does something wrong. All that matters is your willingness to change. You want to get better at camping. Get the key parts right and you’re in for an enjoyable and safe camping trip. But to make that …

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Hiking and Backpacking: How to Prepare Your Dog For a Smooth Trip

While training your dog for a backpacking trip may seem excessive, it’s very much needed. You can’t expect lazy Cooper to turn into a marathon hiker overnight, just as you can’t expect him to behave like a good boy without proper training. Unfortunately, it takes time and effort to get your dog in shape. Some …

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Hiking for Beginners: 52 Tips to Make Hiking Safe and Easy (& Learn New Skills)

Day hiking requires less preparation than backpacking—one of the most common misconceptions that claims its casualties every year. It’s no coincidence that day hikers made up 42 percent of the search and rescue cases, while only 13% were backpackers. It’s because they tend to leave crucial gear and knowledge at home. You don’t want to …

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