We have a category on this site called Urban Hikes .
But this is the first time I’ve linked to a History Hike.
Tom Mangan on Guilford Courthouse National Military Park:
… This park...
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...
Hiking Tips - Hiking Skillsby
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...
Hiking Tips - Nutrition for Hikingby
Carb load. When you're hiking, a majority of your calories should be from complex carbohydrates... on a long hike, plan all your meals. Assume you'll have no other source of food.
Plan your water needs...
Hiking Tips - Hiking Gearby
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...
Amy R.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...
Hiking Tips - Hiking Etiquetteby
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
to experienced folks:
I am an avid hiker and recently started a website called HikingLady.com to share...
Plan a hiking vacationby
Mary Ann P.
If you're a big fan of hiking you may want to plan a hiking vacation. There are some great trails... of hike you may want to try out the Ozark National Highland Trail.
The entire trail is 165 miles...
Safety Tips for Hikingby
Swati S.Hiking is one of the most fun ways to get fresh air and exercise. However, like all activities... during your hiking trip.
As a rule, it is not a good idea to hike alone. Take a companion. It is safe...