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Top 10 Equipment for Backpackers and Travelers Abroad

By Brent Johnson / October 15, 2016

So, you’ve mastered your local hills and are ready for the next adventure. Once your gaze lifts from your immediate vicinity, you find just over the horizon that neighboring hills beckon newcomers. It’s time to go abroad!Assuming you’ve got a passport, a phone, a laptop, and the appropriate clothing for wherever you’re heading, it’s time […]


Navigating the Wilderness: How to Not Get Lost And Enjoy The Hike

By Yani G. / August 11, 2016

My motto is that you can get lost anywhere – whether you are just a couple of hours away from the nearest town or truly in the wilderness. Here’s what I usually pack. Paper Map and a Compass Of course, the very first step is planning. Decide which trail you want to follow, estimate how […]


Best 2 Person Lightweight Tents for Backpacking and Hiking

By Mandy Cockwit / June 6, 2016

Many people out there think that a tent is just a safe house without knowing that there are various types of tents which hold different purposes. For example, there are hiking tents, scout or military tents which act as houses and offices for defense forces during their trainings in the woods and not forgetting outdoor […]


10+ Must Have Hiking Gear For Beginners

By Mandy Cockwit / April 15, 2016

Is it your first time hiking? Or the last time you went hiking was 11 years ago? Then some basic guides and tips such as “Essential Hiking Gear for Beginners” can go a mile away to ensure that you and your hiking group have the best times of your life. Therefore, if you want to […]


The Best Expedition Backpacks, Top 10 For Your Different Needs

By Brent Johnson / April 2, 2016

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 Day hikes just aren’t enough for you to be stimulated anymore. You are a challenge-driven masochist, obsessed with the vistas and can’t get enough of the fresh air Mother Earth has to offer. Then, you hear the words “long-distance hiking” and your mind runs amok. And your body goes into the […]


The Best Summer Hiking Equipment to Consider This Year

By Brent Johnson / March 25, 2016

The sun is beckoning. It’s warm out there. Hibernation ends now. Chapped lips and pale skin, another long winter survived. The world turns green again and everyone rushes to the hills. Before embarking into the wilderness, your place of play, it’s worth your time to do some research about the major pieces of equipment you’ll need […]


Affordable GPS devices for hikers and enthusiasts

By Yani G. / February 12, 2016

In the era of smartphones, why would you ever consider purchasing a dedicated GPS unit for your hiking needs? There are plenty of free smartphone apps that support hiking maps, so what’s the point? If all your hikes are easy and take less than a day, then you probably won’t need these devices. But if being […]

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