How to Stay Safe While Solo Hiking

Hiking in the outdoors in one of the few activities where there is no shortage. There are countless mountains to conquer, waterfalls to see, campfires to have good conversations around, and views to take in. It’s a chance to see what a big world you live in and truly slow down from all the pressures … Read more

10 Essentials to Keep you Safe and Well Whilst Hiking

Hiking has a tendency to bring friends closer, expand your outlook on life, and challenge you in fun and unique ways. There are hikes for novices and hikes for the more advanced. There are day hikes and then there are multi-month backpacking trips. Whatever your level or desire of adventure, hiking has a way of providing … Read more

The Best Sun Protection for Hikers

It has happened to everyone at least once in their life: the dreaded sunburn. You told yourself that you did not need sunscreen but now you are suffering the repercussions. The peeling skin, the sleepless nights, and the friend that accidentally hits your shoulders has finally got the best of you. Being a hiker, the … Read more

Braving the Weather – How to Pack for all Types of Weather

Think back to when you were a kid and your mom would urge you to wear a rain jacket while you ride your bike around the block. Despite your protests, you took the jacket. 20 minutes later you are thankful for your mom’s request because you are dry and the other kids on the block … Read more

Preventing Injuries on a Hike – a Guide to Buying a First Aid Kit

A good first aid kit for hikers is that one item that you often overlook when packing for a shorter hike. Much like wearing a seatbelt, it goes unnoticed until something goes wrong, at which it becomes a necessity. Especially in remote locations where there few fellow hikers and phone signal is low, throwing a … Read more