Staying hydrated is one of the most important ways to make sure you enjoy yourself outdoors, no matter what season it is. Hiking is 100 times more enjoyable when you have water…and you actually remember to drink it. I can’t even count how many times just drinking some water has taken care of feeling likeContinue reading “Beginner’s guide to staying hydrated while hiking”
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What are trekking poles and why should you use them?
woman hiking away from the camera with trekking poles in grand teton national park
Gear Guide: The best reservoir to carry your water on the trail
Your first and most obvious option for hydration is a water bottle, but a reservoir lets you go hands-free and bring a lot more water with you, which is important if you’re going to be out on the trail for several hours. You do have to have a backpack to take advantage of the wonderfulContinue reading “Gear Guide: The best reservoir to carry your water on the trail”
What to wear the first time you go hiking
Editor’s Note: Most of you get here by Googling some form of “Can I wear sweatpants to go hiking?” The answer is absolutely yes. Despite what Pinterest will tell you, if you want to try out hiking, you don’t need much. If you’re on a well-maintained trail and go on a day with mild temperatures,Continue reading “What to wear the first time you go hiking”