10 Epic Long-Distance Hiking Trails Around the World

Epic Long-Distance Hiking Trails Around the World

There are many epic hiking trails in the world. Consider these 10 long-distance possibilities, like The Great Trail of Canada, The Grand Italian Trail and the Sultans Trail. What Are Some of Epic Long-distance Hiking Trails in the World? There are many terrific choices in hiking trails that are over 1,400 miles long. Completing one […]

15 Extraordinary Places To Hike In Florida

When winter sets in in the Northern states is when the season starts down in Florida. Home to a good number of pristine parks some of the country’s strangest wildlife, Florida 1. Big Cypress National Preserve When winter sets in in the Northern states is whe View this post on Instagram Late afternoon in Ochopee, FL. […]

Best Hiking Boots the Features and Styles to Look For

Preparing to explore the world on foot? Great idea! Hiking can reduce depression and mitigate the effects of stressful life events. It can also lower your risk of heart disease, strokes, and various cancers. Pretty good motivation, right? But before you run straight for the hills, you need to choose the best hiking boots, for both feet […]

5 Reasons You Need a Waterproof Hiking Backpack

Not all backpacks are created equal. That’s certainly apparent to hikers who are selecting the right waterproof hiking backpack to enhance their journey. A lot of companies make water-resistant backpacks to withstand heavy rains, but only waterproof bags can be fully submerged. So how do you know if you need one? After you read this post, you’ll […]

Eight Reasons You Need Trekking Poles – Which They Don’t Advertise

We all know Trekking poles are great for hiking, they help you keep your balance, reduce stress on your joints and  enhance the muscle-building and aerobic benefits of hiking. We also know that one should avoid carrying anything with on a hike that only has one purpose, so if you ever doubted the multi-purpose usefulness of […]

Seven Haunting Hikes

With Halloween around the corner, what better way to get into the mood than a spooky hike seething in mystery and legend? Here’s our top picks, ranging from hauntingly beautiful to downright scary. 1. Mount Chocorua, Albany Legend has it that a local Indian Chief, Chocorua, believed that a settler named Campbell was responsible for the death […]

Proven: Hiking Makes You Happy

Proven- Hiking Makes You Happy

Okay, so anyone familiar with hiking already knew it – but it has now been proven scientifically that outdoor walks improve mental health. British and American scientists have published new research showing that group nature walks help us combat stress while boosting mental well-being. Researchers from the University of Michigan and Edge Hill University in England […]

How to Choose & Pack Your Backpack

Ever wondered where to start when planning your trip and backpack? This short and simple visual guide to pack selection and trip preparation will have you packing in no time. What would you add to the list of essentials? Source: Rei

Visually Sumptuous – The Mountain

The Mountain and stars

Glue Your Eyes To The Screen For A Moment As you watch this, you’ll be reminded why people all over the world actively seek out the outdoors. There is no better way to start, or end, your day than feasting your eyes on scenes like these – except maybe if you can do it in real life […]

3 Incredible Fall Foliage Hiking Locations In The Northeast

Autumn color seen from the Kancamagus Highway, in White Mountain National Forest, New Hampshire

Smoky Mountains and Beyond Search for any list related to viewing fall foliage and you’ll find the Great Smoky Mountains National Park included in it somewhere. In fact, gorgeous fall hikes abound all up and down the Appalachians – from Maine down into northern Georgia. If you time things right, you may even be able to squeeze in more […]