mountain hike

4 Steps to an Enjoyable Hike

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! A hike in the outdoors can be a great activity to do for just about anybody. You can do a few things to ensure you enjoy your hike much more. The first step would be to make sure your […]

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What to Bring on a Hiking Trip

What to Bring on a Hiking Trip

Hiking has been a popular activity since right about the same time when walking was no longer considered a method of long distance transportation. Hiking is a great sport that allows anyone from a single person, to a group, even to a family with small children, to enjoy the outdoors and whatever scenery is in […]

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walking essentials

Walking Essentials

There’s nothing as freeing as walking, hiking or trekking, or whatever you want to call it. Getting out to the great outdoors and making the most of the natural beauty around us can really be a refreshing and exciting thing to do. However, for those of us who like to engage in more rigorous activities […]

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australia hiking

5 of Australia’s Greatest Walking Tracks

From the outback regions of the far west to the verdant wilderness areas of Tasmania, Australia is home to some of the world’s great walking tracks. Some of them can take weeks to complete, while others can be done in four or five days. Some are easy and some are hard, but they all have […]

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Five Great Romantic Walks in Europe

There are some walks that transport you back in time and make you feel glad to be alive. Places that are untouched by industry and have a natural beauty that finds its way into your heart and engraves its memory into it forever. Europe is full of these walks, with its natural beauty and charm. […]

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The Trail Running Workout

An Introduction to The Trail Running Workout Trail running is a kind of mix between hiking and free running, and generally the idea is that you hurtle through the woods like some kind of Sonic the Hedgehog fan on too much red bull while jumping across ravines and scrambling up ledges. Proponents of course point […]

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backpacking travel

Five Alternatives to Hostels When Backpacking

Should you be venturing across the world with a backpack in the near future, chances are that you have at least one reservation at a hostel already booked. Hostels have, after all, been a significant staple of the life of a backpacker now for many years. Somewhere along the line however, everyone has gotten it […]

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Italy Mountain Trek

Safe Mountain Trekking

There are many great holiday destinations that have mountains and hills whether you are going to Poland, Italy or Lanzarote. Wherever you go though, it is a great idea to visit the mountains, not only for the sense of exploration or the sense of achievement that comes from reaching the top, but also for the […]

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Things to Do on a Mountain Vacation

Taking a vacation to the mountains can be a great way to relax. The pristine air, the magnificent views—all of this can make your vacation enjoyable. Some people think that vacationing to the mountains is all about tents and log cabins, but there is so much more to do while vacationing in the mountains. Camp […]

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Do’s and Don’ts of Off-Trail Hiking

 Anyone who has seen the film ‘127 Hours’ or read Aron Ralston’s harrowing account of his fateful trip to Robbers Roost in south east Utah, will know the first rule of hiking off trail….NEVER leave home without telling someone where you’re going. Aron set out to visit the isolated canyon one spring day in 2003, […]

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