So you want to go night hiking? Taking a hike in the darkness is more complicated than just grabbing a flashlight and heading down the trail. Use these trail-tested techniques for a safe night hiking experience.
A 24-hour pack for Search and Rescue personnel (and anyone else who wants to be prepared for twenty-four hours in the backcountry).
Hanging Rock State Park is about a half-hour drive north of Winston-Salem, North Carolina and has some of the best hiking trails in the Triad. This park also has four waterfalls and even a mountain cave called Tory's Den.
How to navigate on land without the use of instruments or anything but a map and some common sense skills.
A trip report from a hike up to McKenzie and Haystack Mountains in the Adirondacks of Upstate, N.Y. Both mountains are part of the Saranac 6 Challenge.
Mount Jefferson, in Ashe County in western North Carolina, offers picnicking and seven miles of wonderful hiking trails that range from easy to strenuous.
Information about long-distance footpaths around the globe, grouped by continent. Have you hiked any of these trails or routes? Want to?
Outbound Dan Human recounts his more than two thousand-mile backpacking trip along the Appalachian Trail. Memories of the southbound thru hike are shared through a collection of pictures.
As a newcomer to hiking, you may be wondering what brands to use, what gear to bring, and how to best prepare for a climb. With this introduction to trekking, you will be ready for your next adventure in no time.
As a resident of San Marcos, Texas and an avid hiker, these are my personal Top 5 trails to hike in San Marcos. These are relatively short hikes ranging from about a mile to 8.4 miles. Some hikes could be longer depending upon the route you take. Always remember to stay safe and stay hydrated!
A trip report from our hike on the Santanoni Range of the Adirondack Mountains of Upstate, N.Y. The range includes Santanoni, Couchsachraga, and Panther Mountains.
A trip report from our day trip to Cliff and Redfield Mountains in the Adirondack Park of Upstate, N.Y. In the Adirondack 46 High Peaks, Cliff is the 44th highest peak at 3,960 feet and Redfield is 15th at 4,606 feet.