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
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.
Now that you’ve finally gotten up the gumption to go on your first thru-hiking trip you’ve hit your first barrier – you’re not sure how to keep your pack light and keep your clothes clean along the trail. You don’t mind getting down and dirty, but there comes a time when dirty doesn’t do much … More How to Wash your Hiking Clothes on the Trail
By Melissa Edge from AdventureTykes.com J-Man is 6 years old and I’m still surprised at the responses we get when other folks see us backpacking into the wilderness with him. When he was an infant and we hiked you would have thought I had an alien on my back. The comments, although encouraging, were also … More What Does It Take To Backpack With Kids?