Hiking boots are the single most important piece of equipment for a hike, especially a longer hike or anything involving some uphill/downhill. Boots that aren’t broken in, aren’t fitted well, or aren’t laced properly can cause foot damage, fatigue and lots of misery. However, the right boots will give you confidence and some safety, especially […]
You must have heard the story about Aron Ralston.
Our dogs are living beings that are better equipped than we are for the outdoors. Their fur seems to do a better job keeping them warm in the cold and not too warm in the heat. Their claws and four feet give them amazing traction and balance. Their senses, sight, smell and hearing are much […]
This blog will have everything you need to know (and some things you may not have known you need to know) about taking a hike. The topics will range from what kind of equipment I have found is most useful and why, to how to handle emergencies, wild animal contact and what to do if you get […]
Hiking is a great workout that is fun and feels nothing like a grind in the gym.
For those of you who agree with the Pacific Crest Trail Association banner and are up for, or have begun, longer hikes…