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Hiking Tips - Hiking Skills by Hikerz .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:33pm Cross with care. If crossing rivers and streams with a pack, release the waist strap and one shoulder so you can toss it if necessary. Get a rhythm. Develop a steady hiking rhythm to improve your endurance and reduce strain on your legs. Get in shape. If you're going out on a strenuous hike, make sure to get into physical shape beforehand. ... Read on »
Non-Hike Hiking by Amy R. Patient Expert Posted Sun 12 Sep 2010 2:18pm Hiking with kids can sometimes be tough. Little legs get tired quickly and complaining sets in.  However, if your “hike” is filled with exploring and climbing, you are sure to cover ground while not even having them realize it you’re moving. We visited Provo River Falls , East of Kamas to see the waterfalls and rocks.  TJ was wearing my G ... Read on »
Feel Good Friday: Take a Hike (and a free hiking download) by Stacey S Posted Fri 22 Oct 2010 12:59pm I recently had the pleasure of leading my sixth hiking group through Braintree Adult Education .  We started with a classroom session, followed by a hike a Blue Hills a few days later.  Hiking could quite possibly be the perfect activity:  you get some fresh air, exercise, connections with nature and connections with other people. Here ... Read on »
fIRST hIKE oF tHE yEAR by Kiley M. Posted Sat 12 Mar 2011 4:47pm No run for me today...just a fun hike with the fam! We went on about a 4 mile hike up to our ‘M’ & it was the first time to really break in the new pack (love it even more now!). Can I just say that I LOVE WHERE I LIVE. It is sooo beautiful here! I love how ‘outdoor-sie’ it is here. Anytime it is a beautiful day, houses are usually desert ... Read on »
Hiking Tips - Hiking Gear by Hikerz .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:33pm Wear hiking boots. Hiking boots have more support and are usually waterproof. Your feet and ankles will thank you. Wear sunglasses. Wear sunglasses to protect your eyes from the sun and wind. Wear synthetic socks. Wear non-cotton socks to help prevent blisters. Wear synthetics. Cotton absorbs moisture and takes forever to dry. Wear ... Read on »
Hiking Tips - Nutrition for Hiking by Hikerz .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:33pm Carb load. When you're hiking, a majority of your calories should be from complex carbohydrates (like whole grains) to keep your body fueled. Go dried. Dried or dehydrated foods retain most of their nutritional value but are lighter in weight and smaller in volume. Plan your meals. If you're going on a long hike, plan all your meals. Assum ... Read on »
Wonderful Spring Hikes Walking & Hiking in north face uk Tirol by nicelyalicet Posted Fri 07 Dec 2012 3:30am Take a deep breath of fresh air and enjoy the green spring scenery around you! Whether you join a one of the Tirolean Hiking Hotels’ experienced and knowledgeable guides or set out on your own, with family or friends, Tirol offers endless opportunities to explore the great outdoors. The Tirolean Hiking Hotels are well known for their superb fac ... Read on »
Hiking Tips - Hiking Safety by Hikerz .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:33pm 1 Comment No sleeping with fire. If you make a fire, be sure to extinguish it before going to bed. Prepare for altitude. If you're hiking at altitudes above 6,000 feet, go slow and steady. Sleep no more than 1,500 feet from your previous night's camp. Start with short hikes. If you're new to hiking, start with short 3 – 5 mile hikes and work your ... Read on »
Ausangate Hiking CUSCO PERU (the Nicest Trekking in Peru) 2011 2012 / Prices and Fixed Departures by ausangatetrek Posted Wed 22 Sep 2010 6:27am Ausangate Trekking (the Nicest Trekking of Peru) Departures 2011 2012….Email: inkatrailcusco@yahoo.esWeb site:www.inkatrailcusco.com For Ausangate Trek (the nicest trekking in Peru). We have designed our Services with fixed itinerary and prices for 2011 2012 2013…  Ausangate Trek US$ 1200.00 per person (19 Days Tour from Lima Airport to Lima)This p ... Read on »
Hiking Tips - Hiking Etiquette by Hikerz .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:33pm G'day mate. Say hi to fellow hikers when you pass them on the trail. Horses rule. If you're on a trail with equestrians, let them by if they approach. It's not a race. When approached by hikers moving faster than you, let them by. Leave No trace. Be sure to pick up after yourself to preserve the beauty of your surroundings. You may ... Read on »