Soon enough we will all be thinking about New Year’s Resolutions whist drinking and staying up past our typical bedtimes- what irony! Many times we fail ourselves shortly after setting these goals. What gives? I think there are many factors, but becoming motivated and forming some basic healthy habits to support your goals is key!
If you’re in search for great gifts for hikers and backpackers that won’t break the bank, here are are fifty great gifts for around $50.00! This list consists of items to use on the trail, at home, or items that remind you of the trail. All of these items are things I would recommend to
In New Hampshire’s White Mountains, winter brings feet of snow to the trails, much of it untouched by humans. Sometimes the only way to safely and efficiently hike in these conditions is with a pair of snowshoes on your feet! If you’ve never worn snowshoes before or aren’t sure where to get started, there is
Looking for a gift for the hiker on your list that won’t break the bank? This gift guide for hikers includes 25 options that are $25.00 or less! Many are unique gifts the person receiving will likely not have or something hikers could always use more of (like trail socks or food)! EMS Essentials Techwick
Walking in the woods seems simple enough, but it isn’t long before all your extra cash is spent on shiny new gear and you are tempted to buy everything you see at REI. Here are 5 tips to get you on the trail with the right gear and still keep your wallet happy! These tips
Three season hikers looking to expand into winter will find that it takes a lot more gear to be able to hit the trail. Clothing for hiking is much different than sports like skiing as it’s highly aerobic. You’re consistently moving uphill so the ability to add or remove layers is key. You also much
I am extremely excited to share with you a brand new site for hikers who use lists to help them go places they wouldn’t have explored otherwise. According to founders Colin and Max, PeakBucket is a “data tracking and visualization website for peakbaggers”. So what does this mean? If you’re used to hand written spreadsheets,
While it may seem like hiking is simply walking in the woods, it can become a rather expensive hobby. Add backpacking to your list of hobbies and you can plan to invest even more money for the right gear. For many hikers and backpackers, the gear we use is the best of our current budget.
Winter hiking in New Hampshire’s White Mountains can be brutal. With sub-zero temperatures and biting wind, it’s essential to be prepared. The clothing and gear needed for a winter hike can be confusing, but with a little guidance from this winter gear guide you can hit the trail fully prepared to deal with the elements
The wind whips my hair wildly about as I attempt to tame it inside a wool hat, shoulders scrunched up to assist in the process. I turn toward my car, giving its warm seats once last glance as I shoulder my pack onto my shoulders- nearly ten pounds heavier than my summer pack. I am