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Category - Hiking Tips

A Bear’s Sense of Smell – How Good Is It? [And Why]

Hiking Tips

Bears have one of the best noses in the animal kingdom. But how good? In this article, we will tell you, and help explain why it’s so good. When hiking in the backcountry, the last thing you want…

Facts & Tips For Hiking & Camping in Bear Country [Everything You Need To Know]

Hiking Tips

Wandering out into the woods soon and don’t know what to do if you see a bear? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Here’s everything you need to know when trekking through bear country. But before we…

Hiking In The Snow – Tips to Stay Warm, Safe & Actually Have Fun

Hiking Tips

If you are reading this, you are probably interested in hiking in the snow, and don’t have a ton of experience in the colder months. You might be wondering things like: is it safe? will it still be…

The Best Hikes In Zion National Park, Utah

Hiking Tips, Travel

Below we have a list of the best hikes in Zion National Park. Each hike has a link to a complete trail guide with all of the info you need to get on the trails. We’ve also got…

How To Maintain Personal Hygiene While Backpacking

Hiking Tips

Maintaining good personal hygiene while on the trail can be a bit tough at times due to a lack of running hot water and the luxury of a private area. Here are some overall useful tips for keeping…

The 11 Best & Most Beautiful Hikes in New England & A Full Guide for Each

Hiking Tips

New England has some incredible hiking. Whether it is the highest peaks of the White Mountains, the cold waters of mountain streams, or the seacoast of Maine and New Hampshire, there is a hike for just about everyone…

What Does “Moisture Wicking” Mean And Why Is It Necessary?

Gear, Hiking Tips

What Does “Moisture Wicking” Mean? Simply put, moisture-wicking is the process of moving moisture away from your skin during any physical activity. A moisture-wicking fabric has two main duties: one is quickly transferring sweat to the fabric’s top…

10 Best Apps Every Hiker Should Download

Hiking Tips, Other

Being outdoors in nature is mostly about putting the phone down and getting out there. But sometimes, a smartphone is your ticket to enjoy the adventure even more. Here is a list of the best and most useful…

White Mountains Hiking: Everything You Need To Know About Hiking in NH

Hiking Tips, Travel

Interested in hiking in the White Mountains of New Hampshire? There are options for all age levels, experience levels and interests. This post will go over some of the most popular hikes, tell you a little bit about…

Gossamer Silverback 55 Backpack Review – Tested Hard

Gear, Hiking Tips

We had the pleasure of testing out one of Gossamer’s top of the line backpacks, the Silverback 55. This review will talk about our experience with this pack while putting it to the test in real life, hiking…