Hiking

Hiking Cool Or Not?

Hiking Cool Or Not?

Ok so you think hiking is not cool, pretty boring in fact especially when compared to hurling yourself of a cliff or hurtling down a mountain side on ski’s or two wheels but are you right? Well I am glad to say no not really, Hiking has is and always will be a great way […]

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The First Hiker Finishes the Oregon Desert Trail

The First Hiker Finishes the Oregon Desert Trail

Sage Clegg the first person ever to hike end to end on the Oregon Desert Trail shares her experience with the Oregon Natural Desert Association. Sage completed the epic 800 mile journey in just 36 days. Already a record holder, Sage completed the Appalachian Trail, The Pacific Crest Trail and the Continental Divide in just […]

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Hiking Lake O’Hara

Hiking Lake O’Hara

It is not often you come across something that literally takes your breath away is it? Whilst taking time out to have a browse through some of my favorite websites I came across this article on Hiking Lake O’Hara. I know you will love and appreciate the beautiful scenery as much I do, so thought […]

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Backpacking Food Comparo

Backpacking Food Comparo

Like most people who backpack, hike or just simply enjoy the outdoors I like to vary how and what I eat while I am out in the bush and with the wide variety of backpacking foods out that is really pretty easy. To be honest I have a preference for ready made backpacking food like […]

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Hiking Fitness Preparation

Hiking Fitness Preparation

With 2013 just around the corner, this is an opportunity to make hiking and getting fit a new years resolution. Hiking is excellent for fitness and your general health and well being. To  help you prepare for getting fit by hiking,  we have found a short summary of what you need to get started from […]

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Dog Backpacks for Hiking

Dog Backpacks for Hiking

Many of us take our dogs out hiking and whilst we all enjoy the company of our four legged friend, it often means we are carrying an extra load. Thankfully some companies have started to introduce dog packs to ease the burden. This means your dog can not only carry his own supplies but quite […]

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Women of the Way: Embracing the Camino

Women of the Way: Embracing the Camino

In 2011 during the months of September and October, Jane Blanchard hiked the Camino de Santiago, a 500-mile journey that would take her from France, over the Pyrenees and across northern Spain. The pilgrimage  ends at the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela where it is said the remains of the apostle Saint James are buried. Jane’s story, documented in […]

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Camino de Santiago, A Great First Long Walk

Camino de Santiago, A Great First Long Walk

There are many ways to get to Santiago de Compostela, the town which boasts having the remains of St. James the Apostle reposed in a silver coffin in the cathedral basement. For over a millennium, pilgrims set off from towns throughout Europe in hopes of arriving in Santiago. Among Christians, this is the third most […]

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Breathtaking Hiking Trail in Corralitos

Breathtaking Hiking Trail in Corralitos

Hikers are always seeking out new spots to spend a leisurely afternoon in and lots of areas go undiscovered and these always tend to be the hidden gems. The hiking trail in Byrne Forest, Corralitos is one such spot which thanks to Jeff Helmer is now open to tours for anyone who wants to find […]

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Do You Fancy An Adventure Trip?

Do You Fancy An Adventure Trip?

Have you ever wanted to take the plunge and throw yourself into the extreme world of an Adventure trip? There is one heck of a lot to consider before you do but happily there are more and more companies catering for people who want to push themselves and their equipment to the limit so even […]

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