Hiking… Walking on trails that are single track but sometimes are fire roads, trails that are steep and technical but sometimes flat and easy, trails that wind through mountains and trees or sometimes on exposed desert or flatland or even around a lake in a well-maintained city park. Hiking is very loosely defined and can change depending on who you ask but one thing that is not up for contention – Hiking can change your life in a myriad of ways. There are the obvious health benefits (physical and mental) but beyond that hiking can have a significant impact on perspective, appreciation of nature and even your social standing.
Winter hiking can be an extraordinary experience, but taking the proper steps to stay warm can help make cold adventures a lot more enjoyable. Check out these tips to stay warm below and put them to use for yourself in the frigid temps we’re sure to see in the coming months.
On January 1st, 2021, Sammy Potter and Jackson Parell started their attempt of the Calendar Year triple Crown – a continuous thru hike of the Appalachian Trail, the Continental Divide Trail, and the Pacific Crest Trail in under a calendar year. Pretty insane, right? We thought so too.
Taking proper care of your gear can extend its lifespan. Cleaning your hiking boots after every use is a crucial part of that.
If you follow these tips for bear safety in the woods, you may be able to completely avoid dangerous encounters when you’re on the trail or relaxing at your campsite.
High-altitude training is important for proper fitness and to avoid health risks like high-altitude pulmonary edema.
There are a few golden top tips you can do with the laces of your hiking boots to optimize your performance and comfort.
Kids Shoe Design Contest winner Jade Dixon shares her inspiration in designing the Nova 2 Kids Shoe, inspired by her favorite part of the outdoors.
Skyrunning is a sport - and an awesome one at that! As the name implies, it’s running where the earth and sky meet, above the clouds on high altitude mountain trails and technical ridges.
For Trail Running Month we challenge you to trade the predictable pavement for wild miles on the trail.