Hiking Articles

Hiking is a long, often vigorous walk, usually on trails in a natural environment and mountains. A lot of outdoor enthusiasts are passionate about hiking and plan short hikes during weekends. If you are a beginner, you may want to start with day hikes where you return to the starting point by the ...

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Sandals are perfect for hiking in hot weather because they are breathable and light in weight. When you know that you will hike on paved roads in town and in the state parks, tuck a pair of sandals in your backpack. But first, here are ten tips for how to choose the best sandals for hiking: The ...

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If you’re an avid hiker or an outdoor lover, thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail might be on your bucket list. The trail spans 2,200 miles through the Appalachian Mountain range in the eastern United States. It cuts through 14 states and through numerous forests, national parks, and recreational ...

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There are some great opportunities for cycling in the UK, with a huge variety of terrains, from the quiet rolling countryside of the south, the Peak District Moorlands, Pennines and the Yorkshire Dales to the tougher mountainous areas of Wales and Scotland. There are coasts lined with dramatic sand ...

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If you are ready to conquer the great outdoors you may want to prepare a bit before you go.  The best thing about overnight hiking is that you can spend as much as you want and still have a great time.  There are a few essentials that you will need along the way.  Everything other than that is up ...

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Seasoned hikers know the importance of having the right equipment unfortunately most newcomers struggle to get an idea of what they need. It can be difficult because different hiking trails require different equipment and many newbie’s don’t understand the need for so much equipment. However, ...

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Walking can offer you, not only an excellent form of exercise, but also unique views of nature and a pleasant experience. Although hiking can be enjoyable, you should also remember that when you go to your favorite trails, you are at the mercy of Mother Nature. For this reason, you should be ...

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Walking through the woods and rocky mountainsides get more exciting the more you climb. However, are your feet as excited about the journey as you are? This depends on the type of footwear you chose to put on. Feet take most of the beating when walking, and take even more when hiking. ...

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Hiking is actually the way of going to an extended walk which is generally done for pleasure or exercise. Hiking is good for health and it can also enhance the mental health of a person. Hiking is not a hazardous activity and is mainly suitable for those persons who like to have a long walk and ...

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