It’s a lot easier to read terrain from a topographic map than you might think, and you don’t need heavy math or science knowledge to understand it. It’s a lot more about artistically visualizing the terrain by understanding contour lines, colors, and shading and how they fit together to visualize the land. Topographic maps represent … More A Guide to Understanding a Topographic Map
If you enjoy hiking in your spare time, you will know that blisters can be an uncomfortable and frustrating side effect, especially for beginners. There are three conditions that are needed for a blister to form: heat, friction and moisture. If any one of these factors is missing, you will not get a blister. Here … More How To Avoid Hiking Blisters
If you enjoy hiking, you understand the importance of preserving nature. We want to protect everything that the great outdoors has to offer. By preserving nature, we are protecting it for ourselves, for future visitors, and for the creatures that make their home there. While we all believe in using an environmentally-friendly approach, here are … More The Best Ways To Preserve Nature While Hiking
Guest post by Joel Syder It’s easy to see why hiking is such a popular activity for people of all generations around the world. Whether you’re discovering a desolate beach or a dominating mountain range and everything in between, there’s no denying the world is a beautiful place.
From Zion to Bryce to Arches National Park, Utah has so many options when it comes to exploring new lands. Whether you love mountain biking, climbing or backpacking, Utah has something for everyone in this vast and changing landscape.
Summer adventures are what we wait for all year. The backpacking, hiking, exploring and of course traveling to new destinations to see the world around us. Over the summer, our ambassadors and fans around the world have shown off some amazing places they like to #sitthere and continue to take us on an incredible journey … More Summer Adventures with Crazy Creek
By Amanda Wilks Is there anything as freeing as a spontaneous bikepacking trip? There’s just something about throwing a few armfuls of gear into a go-bag and biking out to the nearest secluded stretch of forest trail or mountain path that holds a special allure difficult to overshadow. If you’ve ever been bitten by the … More 6 Things to Take with You on Your Next Bikepacking Trip