Posts belonging to Category 'Backpacking'

Safety Tips When Hiking With your Dog

Dogs are man’s best friend, and most of us will want to achieve the status of being our dog’s best friend as well. How do you do that? Simply take him out for walks, or exciting adventures such as hiking. Dogs love to roam around freely, and being able to run on grassy lawns as […]

Researching Hiking Campground Staff – Good Way To Ensure Safety

Have you ever wanted to go on a hiking trip? If so, have you chosen the trail you would like to try or the hiking park you’d like to visit? If you haven’t narrowed down any choices or even looked yet, then it may be time to start looking at your options.When you first start […]

Hiking in the Natural Beauty of the National Parks of the United States

If you enjoy hiking then there can be no better setting for a day’s hiking than the many wonderful national parks of the United States.At one extreme you have the Badlands of South Dakota and the Petrified National Forest in Arizona and at the other you have the lush green scenery of Crater Lake in […]

Avoiding Snakes When Hiking

Many individuals when encouraged to go hiking express a fear of snakes and this fear keeps them from experiencing the beauty of our natural world. The fear of snakes is an exaggerated concern and by following some simple rules most persons will never have any threatening experiences with snakes.When hiking, you should not go barefooted […]

Why You Should Create a Checklist for Your Next Hiking Trip

Are you in the mist of planning a hiking adventure for yourself, a group of your friends, or your family? If you are, have you made a hiking checklist for yourself? If you have yet to make a hiking checklist for yourself, you may want to think about doing so. Hiking checklists are ideal for […]