No excuses not to hike the Appalachian Trail | Your Adventure Coach
Don't let these 12 things hold you back from going after your dream of thru hiking the Appalachian Trail.
Wildfires: Know before you go | Wildfire Safety Tips For Hikers
Wildfires are just a (scary) fact of life here in the Western US. While they are a natural part of the ecosystem, far too many wildfires are human caused. Between increasingly hot, dry conditions and more and more irresponsible people heading into the outdoors each year, our wildfires are only becoming more frequent and more […]
Make Fire | Backpacker
When disaster strikes in the backcountry, don't pin your hopes on prayer. Your ability to spark a flame could be the difference between survival and six-feet-under.
Don't Get Lost on Your Next Hike!
Follow these safety tips while hiking, to ensure you don't get lost. If you do wander, you'll have the supplies you need to stay safe while waiting for search and rescue.
How much does it cost to hike the Appalachian Trail | Your Adventure Coach
So, how much does it cost to hike the Appalachian Trail? Not an easy answer, but here are 7 things to consider when planning the cost to hike the AT. Plus, find out how I saved up enough money for my long distance hike on the Appalachian Trail.
Build Your Own First Aid Kit For Hiking & Backpacking
If you're building your own kit, pack these 17 essentials in your hiking first aid kit before you head out on the Appalachian Trail.
Squeeze In This Quick Lower Body Workout For Hikers
Do you wish you were in better shape for hiking? Do you wish your legs didn’t immediately feel like they were going to give out the second the trail starts to creep up an incline? I’ve been there! I’m sure I’m not the only hiker who struggles with this, but I’ve also never been a […]
How to Choose the Best Sleeping Pad for Camping or Backpacking
Here's everything you need to know to choose the best sleeping pad for camping or backpacking, including reviews of the best sleeping pads available today.
How to Choose a Campsite? (To get maximum benefit for you and nature)
Find out what factors do you need to consider when you choose a campsite. Infographic with all the key points to choose a campsite for those short of time.
How Much Weight Should You Carry Backpacking?
Every new backpacker worries about how much weight they should carry backpacking. There's so much information out there. We break it down and make it easy.
Backpacking Sleeping Pads [Everything You Need to Know Before You Buy] — Amanda Outside
When it comes to a sleeping pad for backpacking, there are a lot of options! Amanda will break down the different types of sleeping bags, the pros and cons of each, what an r-value is, and other things to consider when choosing a backpacking sleeping pad. By the end of this post, you’ll be prepared to choose the perfect sleeping pad for backpacking.
The Best Way to Pack Your Backpack
Once you hit the road for a long time, you somehow start to feel like a turtle and that backpack of yours becomes the closest thing you got to a temporary home.