Zion Adventures: Hiking the Narrowsby
around, with a family
full of kindred souls looking for adventure, I knew which hike would be at the
top of our list.
And just because the adventure is accessible, that doesn’t mean
it’s easy; the challenges of hiking in the Narrows...
A Half-Sunny, Half-Rainy Mountain Hikeby
. Several yards into the hike, I'd even zipped off my convertible pant legs into shorts, which felt much better...
The summit, at the start of the rainfall....
Start Time:3 pm (approximately...
Best hiking gear brands: Tom’s favesby
. Columbia for pants. Wigwam for socks. MSR for stoves. …
Click through and read the details. Especially the COMMENTS on Two-Heel Drive – Best hiking gear brands: my faves
My current multi-day hiking gear is posted...
10 essentials for day hikingby
According to the Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills, the ten essentials of HIKING... list. One put together by Tom Mangan for day hiking in reasonable weather:
Mangan’s 10 Essentials...
Iao Valley Crucifix hike, Mauiby
I did an overgrown and little known hike on Maui. It’s one of the ways to get high up the steep... above the Crucifix quickly disintegrates. Long pants are recommended for this walk.
I’m not even sure hikers...
gear for hiking Zion Narrowsby
Virgin Narrows , Utah is one of the best hikes in the world.
• canyon walk in knee-deep... Shoes
Neoprene socks or Seal Skinz
Dry Pants (early or late seasons)
Yosemite Mist Trail Hike (in Vibrams!)by
pushed aside. Until now, that is.
The Mist Trail is Yosemite’s signature hike, with more scenic bang... compared to other “top of waterfall” hikes out of Yosemite Valley – and if you’re in decent shape...
Eeekkk! First mini hike today!by
New hiking boots, new backpack and new green pants, felt like a kid on first day of school.... I think it's considered a moderate hike. It took 3 hours to do about 4kms round trip, rocky and uphill...
Tips for Improving Your Next Big Hikeby
them to make it. This hike is STRENUOUS to say the least. More like a painful version of childbirth, really. 2 hours..., packable and versatile (like zip off pants)?
4. Get an awesome backpack. Backpain with two hours...
Hiking Tips - Hiking Safetyby
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...