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...