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Hiking Vs Trekking (The Key Differences)

The Difference Between Hiking Vs Trekking Let’s begin with the definitions for hiking vs trekking. According to merriam-webster.com: hike: a long walk especially for pleasure or exercise trek: a trip or movement especially when involving difficulties or complex organization : an arduous journey The definition of hike as a “walk” implies less difficulty and more pleasure. Trek’s definition implies more difficulty and planning for an arduous (hard) “journey” covering a longer… 

America Is Beautiful Pass (The Complete Guide)

Introduction To The America Is Beautiful National Park Pass What does the America The Beautiful National Park Pass give you? Quick Look Use the annual pass to enter U.S. national parks and sites, for one year, for no extra cost. The pass gives you entrance only. Senior adult passes have a lifetime entrance option. If the park charges entry per vehicle, the pass holder and three people in the car… 

Backpacking Food (The Best For Your Day Hike!)

Backpacking Food

Pack the Best Backpacking Food! Do you want a great way to explore the world around you? Go hiking! Do you want to know about some healthy, convenient backpacking food to take with you? Read on.  Backpacking is a great, healthy way to explore, but most of the time you want to hike on a budget. When you backpack, budgeting means that want to be careful about how much gear… 

What are the Physical and Mental Benefits of Hiking?

Benefits of Hiking – Physical and Mental The benefits of hiking make a long, healthy list! Hiking’s health perks include physical and mental benefits. Spending time outdoors on the trail comes with a LOT of bonuses. Add the pleasures of the outdoors with the physical activity of simply walking, and you have a healthy activity. When you move up to the more intense hikes, the benefits multiply. The true benefits… 

Plan Well to Choose the Best Hikes!

Best Hikes

How to Choose the Best Hikes Do you want to take a hike soon? A hike might last for hours, days, or even for the entire weekend. No matter how long you decide to hike, first you need to find the best hikes. Digital resources offer an effective, free planning tool. Also, consider real-world resources as you search for the best hikes. Real world information can help you get other’s… 

Fair Trade and Sustainability for Hiking Clothing

Fair Trade Hiking

Fair Trade and Sustainable Production Some companies practice Fair Trade and Sustainable Production. Companies use these practices when they make their hiking boots, clothes, and backpacks. What do fair trade and sustainable production practices mean? What do the practices have to do with hiking clothing and gear? Also, does it even matter how a company makes their hiking gear and clothing? Or does it matter how companies trade with their… 

How to Choose the Best Hiking Daypack for Your Hike

best hiking backpack for your day hike

Choose the Best Hiking Daypack for Your Hike Choosing the best hiking daypack for your hike is an important decision. When considering the best hiking daypack for your hike, you have many great choices. However, with so many choices how do you pick a pack for your day hike? What do you consider when you pick the best hiking daypack? Daypacks are an investment. When you consider features, you want… 

Choose the Best Hiking Rain Jacket for Your Hike!

Hiking Rain Jacket

Hiking Rain Jacket – How to Choose What do you want to consider when you choose a hiking rain jacket? When you hike, you want a compact, light rain jacket. You want a hiking rain jacket that fits in your backpack easily. You want a jacket that does not add weight to your pack. Most importantly, you want a jacket that keeps you dry and a jacket that breathes. A…