It wasn’t until recently that I started using trekking poles. I had never really liked the idea of having my hands full when trying to hike. After a few times of slipping and falling on the trail I decided to give trekking poles a try. In this article I will be discussing trekking poles in-depth.
Anytime you’re going to be out at night on the trail you should definitely have some form of lighting with you. Even if you’re not planning on being out at night when on the trail it is still a good idea to have a light with you. I am a big believer of expect the… Read More
As many hikers will tell you you will probably end up going through several backpacks if you hike or backpack for any length of time. I know I have went through several and some of which have been bad decisions. I am writing this article to help you know what to expect and look for when… Read More
Several weeks ago I went on a one night backpacking trip with a small group of friends. I had been really rushed when packing because it wasn’t exactly planned out. I had decided to go the evening before (Never do this). I wore a pair of old trail running shoes that were failing already and… Read More
Suppose you are out on a hike on a nice sunny day when you look up and see those clouds. Yeah you know those clouds. The ones that you already know its gonna start to pour down any time and most likely soon. The first thing that goes through your mind, how will I stay… Read More
A few weeks ago I went on a backpacking trip on the Appalachian Trail from Clingmans Dome to Cades Cove and stayed overnight in the Derrick Knob shelter. I went with a group of people that I had never hiked with before and I had very little planning time because I decided to go the… Read More