How to make a fire when you’re hiking (with pictures and step-by-step instructions)

How to make a campfire firewood tent book

We LOVE sitting by a campfire and sometimes you really need a fire - to dry your clothes or keep warm. It's actually easy to make a fire if you know how to do it. Watch this quick video or follow the photos and instructions below.

Responsible hiking: “Leave no trace”

Female hiker in the mountains Andalusia

"Leaving no trace" is not difficult. It's a natural thing to do if you want to preserve the nature you're enjoying and protect the wildlife. Here's how to "Leave no trace" while hiking.

How to plan your hiking trip? How many kilometres can you walk in a day?

Hiker on beach

Learn how to plan your hikes. The distance you will be able to walk in a day depends on four variables: elevation profile of the trail, difficulty of the trail, pack weight and your personal ability.

The ultimate hiking gear check-list (download in PDF)

Backpack Trekking Poles Tundra Lapland

Pilots use checklists before take-off and so should you before you head out for a hiking trip. This way you will make sure you've packed everything you need to stay safe and comfortable in the outdoors. I’ve created a check-list for you. You can download the ultimate hiking gear check-list as a PDF.

Everything you need for a day-hike. Clothes and gear

Female Hiker Backpack Parka

Here’s the ultimate guide to everything that you need for a day hike.

How to start hiking?

Female Hiker Forest

The great thing about hiking though, is that going for a day hike or for a few days and staying in a tent or under a tarp is not very complicated. This blog will teach you all you need to know, to get out there, stay safe and stay comfortable.