Beginners Guides

September 16, 2019
How Fast Do You Walk When Hiking?

One part of hiking, whether day, section or a thru-hike that people always have questions around is on speed. Everyone wants to know what the speed of a hiker is typically during a hike, for most this is something that changes during their hike.

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September 5, 2019
What is the Best Budget Hiking Loadout For 2019

Today I'm going to cover the best budget hiking loadout for 2019 for Ultralight backpacking which will cover each item here and what the approximate cost would be at the end of the day

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September 2, 2019
What is Ultralight Backpacking Base Weight?

Ultralight as a philosophy has grown over time due to the availability of materials which lends to a better hiking experience. The ability to stop at places on the route to resupply has also increased the ability to look deeper into an ultralight travel methodology. Ultralight backpacking base weight is when your backpack weight in […]

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August 10, 2019
Caloric Intake Required To Maintain Strength On A Thru-Hike

Hiker hunger, have you heard the term? It is due in large part to caloric intake and nutrition issues which occur on a long-distance thru-hike.

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July 29, 2019
Practicing Proactive And Proper Care Of Your Feet and Footwear While Hiking

Proper care of feet while on the trail is incredibly important as it can derail your thru-hike unexpectedly and for a significant period of time.

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July 5, 2019
What Is The Benefit Or Purpose Of Bear Bags and Canisters?

When you start long distance camping you will frequently need a bear bag or bear canister to protect your valuable food from the animals in the woods.

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July 3, 2019
Thru-Hike Checklist - An Amazingly Detailed Beginners Guide To Success

When you make the decision to take a long distance hike you need to start a thru-hike checklist that you will use to detail out places and needs on the trek.

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