How to Choose Hiking Socks
The average person takes 2,000 steps to travel one mile. Factor in the up and down of a hiking trail and the roots and rocks you’ll encounter along the way, and that number only gets higher. With every step, the right socks play a critical role in keeping your feet comfortable and blister-free throughout your journey.
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Hot-Weather Hiking Tips
Sunny days are perfect for lacing up your boots and heading out in search of an alpine lake, a mountain summit or a dramatic slot canyon. But, along with the sun can come intense heat, and if you don’t manage the combination of the two properly, your fun day can turn into a painful and […]
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How to Go Hiking in the Rain
Before you grumble about a gray forecast, it’s worth remembering that giant redwoods, colorful wildflowers and grandiose canyons were all made possible by the relentless pitter patter of a billion raindrops.
How to Clean Hiking Boots
Hiking boots are built to take muddy, gritty trails in stride. But that doesn’t mean it’s a great idea to toss your mucky companions in the closet and forget about them. Clean them faithfully and you’ll enjoy many years on the trail together. If you’re too tired immediately after a hike, then clean ’em the […]
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I found this great deal on Amazon. Save 50% by using this link. Only $19.99 until May 30 Buy Now on Amazon Argus Le Camping Tent – Designed for the Backpacker Tent Material and Specification Dimensions: 78.7 x 59 x 43 inches Package Size: 23.5 x 5 x 4 inches Weight：3.85 lbs Persons: 2 Pole: 7.9 mm Fiberglass Canopy: 190T […]
How to Choose and Use Trekking Poles
To get the most out of trekking poles or a hiking staff, follow these steps: Single or double? You’ll start by choosing between a pair of trekking poles or a single hiking staff. Find the right length: You’re aiming for a 90-degree bend at your elbow when pole tips touch the ground. Choose features: Adjustability, foldability, shock absorption, […]
Mountain Lion Suffering From Skin Disease, May Be Linked to Poisons
National Park Service researchers recently re-captured the female mountain lion known as P-53 and treated her for mange, a parasitic disease of the hair and skin. Mange is generally rare in wild cats, however, it has been widespread in bobcats in the Santa Monica Mountains area since an epizootic started in 2002 caused extensive mortality […]