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Hiking Gaiters – The Ultimate Guide

So you just started hiking and have no idea what gaiters are. Maybe you heard the term being thrown around in a conversation and was too afraid to ask. Not to worry my friend. In this detailed article I’ll cover everything about hiking gaiters – so you can decide if you need them on your next adventure. What are Gaiters? …

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17 Items NOT to Bring on a Hike

Not too long ago I wrote an article listing the essential items you should always bring on a hike. So I’ve decided to flip the script with this one and talk about all the stuff you should leave at home. Beginner hikers might not realize the importance of clothing material, or how one piece of gear can really weigh down …

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Hiking Solo: What You Should Know

You shouldn’t be afraid to hike alone, just because your friends are too busy. Hiking solo can sound intimidating at first, but there are many things you can do to prepare yourself ahead of time. There are so many benefits to hiking – it doesn’t matter if you’re alone or with a group of people. Below I’ve listed a bunch …

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Useful Tips for Hiking on a Budget

Getting into hiking can be super fun – that is until you realize just how expensive gear can be. $200 for a pair of hiking boots? Ouch. A $40 water bottle? Yikes! Believe me, I’ve been there. The truth is, you don’t need to blow hundreds of dollars to enjoy a hike. You can actually hit the trail with just …

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Best Hiking Sleeping Bag of 2018

Are you looking for a warm and comfortable hiking sleeping bag? In this detailed article I’ll list some of the best hiking sleeping bags of 2018. I’ll also cover the important features you should look for when searching for a high-quality sleeping bag. Just remember that you don’t want to create a bottleneck when it comes to hiking gear. What …