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.
If you bring too much food it will add weight to your pack. But if you have too little, you will not have enough energy to stay comfortable. So how many calories do you need in a day when you're hiking?
What to have for breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks when you are hiking?
"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.
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.
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.
Here’s the ultimate guide to everything that you need for a day hike.
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.