A full trip report from our hike to Haystack, Basin and Saddleback Mountains in the Adirondack Park of Upstate, N.Y. at the end of July in 2019.
A 24-hour pack for Search and Rescue personnel (and anyone else who wants to be prepared for twenty-four hours in the backcountry).
With a wide variety of hiking opportunities, Southern California is a great place to experience the outdoors. Read on to discover the best, most challenging, and most underappreciated hikes in and around San Diego, CA.
Hiking is a great way to experience nature and the outdoors. Here are some tips to stay safe and have a great day out.
Due to the cancellation of my 30-year class reunion weekend, we made a last-minute decision to turn lemons to lemonade, fill our backpacks, and head out on our first Appalachian Trail section hike! It was an amazing 42-mile weekend!
As a Search & Rescue volunteer myself since 2007, I've put together this page to give you an idea of what "SAR" is all about and how you can get involved with a team in your area.
Information about long-distance footpaths around the globe, grouped by continent. Have you hiked any of these trails or routes? Want to?
On our first day in the Daniel Boone National Forest, we knew we had to see the Red River Gorge and Natural Bridges State Park.
Red River Gorge, in east-central Kentucky, boasts spectacular rock features; particularly arches, and can be enjoyed year-round for hiking, camping, and canoeing. We personally enjoy overnight backpacking treks and love climbing to the top of the famous "Cloud Splitter". Keep reading to learn more!
Not far away from the noisy tourist areas there are still bits of the real Spain to be found, including by walking through the mountain villages of Alpujarra.
Shelby County, Tennessee has an abundance of walking and biking trails just waiting for you. So, why not get out, get some exercise, and enjoy nature at its best.
A trip report from our hike to the summits of Mount Marcy, Mount Skylight and Gray Mountain on July 18, 2019. Marcy is the highest mountain in New York while Skylight is fourth and Gray stands at seventh. All three are part of the Adirondack 46 Hiking Challenge.
How to navigate with a map and compass, with an overview of types of maps, compass parts, declination, intersection and resection.
In this article, I review the Keen Gypsum hiking boot. This tough new waterproof hiker conquers the trails while cushioning your feet. From backpacking to rugged hiking, I field tested the Gypsum for several months before writing this review.