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Best Backpack for Back Pain [UPDATED 2019]

Any frequent hiker will tell you that cheap gear can cause serious back pain. If you’re looking for the best backpack for back pain, then you’ve come to the right place. Injuries can ruin your day on the trail (I’ve had my share). You might be surprised to know that your backpack might not be causing the problem. Sure, there …

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Best Cooler for Camping and the Outdoors

A high quality cooler needs to retain ice and be durable (but not too heavy). Sure, you could go buy a cheap one at your local discount store – but how long do those things last? In this detailed article I’ll list the best cooler for camping, so you know what to look for in the buying process. Quick Picks …

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Top 10 Best Connecticut Hiking Trails

There’s a handful of perks to living in Connecticut – and hiking is one of them. The nutmeg state has a diverse range of terrain for a great hike. Sure, you’ll find more intense trails in Northern New England, but you can have fun on these hikes with people of all ages. I highly recommend experiencing all four seasons on …

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Best Hiking Boots for Plantar Fasciitis

If you’re looking for the Best Hiking Boots for Plantar Fasciitis, you’ve landed on the right article. There’s really nothing worse than foot pain – especially when hiking. After all, hiking involves a lot of walking and you need to be on your feet all day! Remember that you should always monitor any type of pain on the body. You …

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Osprey Daylite Plus Review: The Best Daypack

Any serious hiker or traveler will tell you just how important a backpack can be. After all, you need something to hold all that gear right? In this Osprey Daylite Plus review, I’ll cover the most important pros and cons this backpack has to offer. Just remember, there is no one size fits all backpack. Every body is different and …

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How to Make Delicious Coffee on a Hike

Have you ever been on a hiking trip and woke up to something missing? Some people might not prefer the taste of coffee, but for the rest of us, we need it. In this article I’ll explain how you can make delicious hiking coffee, so you don’t wake up in a panic on the trail. The good news is, there’s …

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8 Useful Duct Tape Hacks for Hiking

Are you looking to become the craftiest outdoorsman (or woman) on the hiking trail? Would you like to catch a fish with one hand in the dark, while fighting off bears? Well I can’t help you there… But I do know all about duct tape. So, if you’re looking for some awesome (and impressive) duct tape hacks to use on …

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11 Survival Skills You Need for Hiking

You never want something to go wrong on a hiking trip, but you should prepare for the worst. Because of this reality, everyone can benefit from knowing a few simple survival skills. In this detailed article I’ll talk about all the essential survival skills that will help on your next hiking trip. Using the tools around you and knowing how …

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How to Avoid Hiking Knee Pain

Unfortunately I’m no stranger to knee pain. It all started when I was playing basketball in college and was diagnosed with patellar tendonitis (also known as jumper’s knee). So when I developed a mild case of hiking knee pain I knew I needed a quick fix. Keep in mind, I am by no means a medical professional. But I was …

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Hiking Etiquette for Beginners

Nature can offer an incredible amount solitude, so it may seem silly to think about hiking etiquette. After all, you’ll probably be spending the majority of your time without coming in contact with anyone. But there will be times when you come across a crowded section of the trail and you might not know what to do. In this article …