How to navigate with a map and compass, with an overview of types of maps, compass parts, declination, intersection and resection.
Tips and techniques for using hiking poles, and recommended brands and models, from a hiker who's used them for thousands of miles.
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.
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.
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.
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.
How to navigate on land without the use of instruments or anything but a map and some common sense skills.
Hiking is a great way to experience nature and the outdoors. Here are some tips to stay safe and have a great day out.
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.
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.
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!
A 24-hour pack for Search and Rescue personnel (and anyone else who wants to be prepared for twenty-four hours in the backcountry).
Winter weather brings with it slick conditions. Falls on the ice can be serious, but they can usually be avoided. If you do find yourself falling, there are ways to avoid hurting yourself seriously.